Gannon University Occupational Therapy Breast Cancer Study

A Gannon University (Erie, PA) Occupational Therapy student research study is looking for breast cancer volunteers.  To participate, you must:

—  Be over the age of 18

—  Have completed one of the following breast cancer treatments at least one week prior to the start of the study:  surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, or targeted therapy.

The goal is to determine the effectiveness of education sessions on the adverse effects of breast cancer treatment and how to manage those challenges to improve quality of life.

Dates:    Wednesday, April 14th at 6pm and Saturday, April 17th at 11am

For more information about this study and to learn how to sign up, contact:

Katie Gress

Phone:   724-596-0411

Email:  Gress005@Gannon.edu

 

The New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition (NHBCC) extends its sincere thanks to the Hudson, NH, Hannaford Grocery Store for selecting NHBCC to benefit from its reusable Community Bag Program during the month of April, 2021!

For the month of April, NHBCC will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Hannaford store located at:

77 Derry Road, Hudson, New Hampshire

Don’t forget to pick up your Hannaford reusable Community Bag at your Hudson, New Hampshire, Hannaford Grocery Store during April and support NHBCC’s mission and work!

 

 

 

 

Create Your Bidder Account now for the Knights of Columbus Online Auction to Benefit the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition!

Hello Friends,

The Hampstead Knights of Columbus #9058 will be holding their 1st Annual Charity Online Auction from April 27 —  April 30, 2021.

This auction will benefit the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition and other charities that the Knights of Columbus supports.  Your generous bids and donations will make a difference!

You can go online now to Create Your Bidder Account so you will  be ready when the auction goes live.  Bidding will begin on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 6:00 am.

Please visit Knights of Columbus Online Auction to create your account and to bid on your favorite items!

There is something for everyone — day trips, sports memorabilia, electronics, family vacations, golf gadgets, home living goodies and more!

Our goal is to get 100 bids.  Whether large or small, bid on something to help us reach that goal.

Forward this notice to your friends!  Every bid and every donation counts.  Please help us reach our goal!

Thank you in advance for your bid,

Tammie Larocque, President, New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition
Bobby DiMattia, Knights of Columbus, Hampstead, New Hampshire

 

The Norris Cotton Cancer Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, is seeking women to participate in a virtual Community Engagement Studio this Spring to discuss a new research study.

You can participate if you:

—  are age 60 or older

—  have had breast cancer surgery in the last 5 years

—  live in New England

Click the link below for information and to register or contact Inger Imset at Inger.Imset@dartmouth.edu or call:  (603) 653-9006

Norris Cotton Cancer Center Community Engagement Studio

 

Hi all!

Registration is now open for the National Breast Cancer Coalition 2021 Virtual Advocate Leadership Summit.  Join advocates from around the country and around the world to learn and take action to end breast cancer!

Dates:

The Summit:  Thursday, May 13 – Saturday, May 15

Lobby Day Briefing and Preparation:  Monday, May 17

Virtual Lobby Day:  Tuesday, May 18

Learn more:

National Breast Cancer Coalition 2021 Virtual Summit

 

The Vermont-New Hampshire Casting for Recovery has announced that full CfR retreats will be offered in 2021 with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Casting for Recovery provides healing outdoor retreats for women with breast cancer, at no cost to participants.

The Vermont retreat will take place at the Commodore’s Inn in Stowe, Vt, August 6-8, 2021; the New Hampshire retreat will take place at the Barbara Harris Center, June 18-20, 2021.

For information on the New Hampshire retreat, contact:

Wendy Gawlik

wendy.gawlik@castingforrecovery.org

802.688.3177

Or contact Nicky Paquette at vtnhcfr@gmail.com

 

Vermont-New Hampshire Casting for Recovery

The National Breast Cancer Coalition has set its 2021 legislative and public policy priorities.  The New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition, along with NBCC advocates nationwide, will be urging our members of Congress to support all iniatives.  Contact NHBCC at nhbcc@nhbcc.org if you would like to help.  Click link below to read about the critical issues for 2021.

NBCC 2021 Legislative & Public Policy Priorities

Supporting the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition is easy through AmazonSmile  (smile.amazon.com) !

Select NHBCC when you shop at AmazonSmile, and you will find the same low prices, selections and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition.

Visit our Donate Page to get started:   https://www.nhbcc.org/donate/

And thank you for selecting the New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition when you shop!

Great news!

The New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition (NHBCC) is authorized to sell special decals with our logo that can be placed on a new type of license plate called the “Decal Plate.”  The NHBCC Decals can only be placed on a Decal Plate.

Click Here for what you need to know to obtain your Decal Plate and the NHBCC Logo Decal.

There are two ways to request your NHBCC Logo Decal:

(1)

Order your NHBCC Logo Decal and pay using PayPal with the following button:

 

(2)

Click Here to download the Order Form to request your NHBCC Logo Decal. When you complete filling out the Order Form, mail to:

NHBCC, 142 Lowell Rd, Unit 17-200, Hudson NH 03051-4938

Here is what the decal looks like!

The 43rd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium went virtual this year.  The new format went smoothly, but thousands of researchers, practitioners and advocates missed the opportunity to share in person the results of recent research and patient care.

Here are a few links to meeting summaries you may find of interest.

https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2020/12/breast-cancer-sabcs.html

https://bcaction.org/2020/12/18/sabcs-2020/

https://ascopost.com/topics/solid-tumors/breast-cancer-highlights/