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Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition to Offer New Class For Survivors

Date: November 05, 2015
Contact:

Beth Krallis, Communications Director
Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Inc.
302-778-1102 ext. 14
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MIDDLETOWN, DE (November 5, 2015) – The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) is pleased to announce a new, free support class for breast cancer survivors to be held in Middletown each month. The class is for women and men who are currently in or have completed their treatment for breast cancer. It will be held at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church from 6:00 to 7:30pm on the second Wednesday of each month.

The class is intended to provide encouragement, friendship, fellowship and support in an informal group setting to breast cancer survivors of all religious backgrounds and affiliations. One does not need to be a member of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church to attend. The class is free but registration is required. To secure a spot, please contact Lois Wilkinson at 302-672-6435.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is located at 115 Cleaver Farm Road in Middletown. The class will be held in Price Hall. The class will take place on the second Wednesday of each month. 2015 dates include November 11 and December 9. The dates for 2016 are January 13, February 10, March 9, April 13, May 10, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9 and December 14.

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About DBCC:

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is a 501(c)(3) organization offering statewide programs and services of education, outreach, and early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Its mission is to create a community where every person diagnosed with breast cancer is a survivor, and fear and doubt are replaced with knowledge and hope.

Headquartered in Wilmington with offices in Sussex and Kent Counties, DBCC’s programs reach diverse communities to deliver messages that address their unique concerns about breast cancer and early detection. Recognizing the barriers of language, culture, and economics, DBCC trains community advocates to educate and encourage women to take responsibility for breast health. DBCC helps women with low incomes and those with little or no insurance to receive free or reduced-cost care. 

DBCC also supports the National Breast Cancer Coalition and their research efforts by helping to facilitate participation in local clinical trials. All funds raised for DBCC support programs in Delaware and the neighboring areas in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey.

For more information about the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, call 866-312-DBCC (3222) or visit the website at http://www.debreastcancer.org.