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Fighting for All

By Emily Cook


I’m a 32-year-old United States Capitol Police Officer who was recently diagnosed last month with triple negative invasive lobular carcinoma. Previously, I was on Metropolitan Police Department’s mountain bike team and currently live in Maryland with my girlfriend and two French Bulldogs. I lost my mom to breast cancer in 2013 and my dad in 2020 to Covid.


I fight this fight for those who have lost, those who continue to fight, and those who have survived.


Connect with Emily via Instagram: @Emiliah_halfpint



Thank you for sharing your story, Emily. SBC loves you!


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Meditation Mondays:

Chakra Chanting with Gloria

Mondays at 10:00 a.m. ET 

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Thursday Night Thrivers:

All Stages Support Group

Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. ET

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Thursday Night Thrivers:

Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Group

First and third Thursdays

of the month at 7:00 p.m. ET

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Thursday Night Thrivers:

Inflammatory Breast Cancer Support Group

Second Thursday

of the month at 7:00 p.m. ET

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Tuesday Night Thrivers

Después de un Diagnóstico:

Grupo de Apoyo en Español

2do y Cuarto Martes de cada mes 

7:00 p.m. ET

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Breast Cancer Book Club

The first Sunday of the month

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Mindfulness for Wellbeing

February 23 1:30 p.m. ET

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Pilates

February 16, 10:00 a.m. ET

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Restorative Yoga:

The secret Garden

Monday 19,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Qi Gong

February 27,  11:30 a.m. ET

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Art Therapy

March 4 6:00 p.m. ET

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Forest Bathing

March 5,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Reflect & Recharge

Expressive Writing

March 11,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Yoga Stretching for DIEP flap

March,  12,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Yoga Fitness with Chair Assist

March 12 11:30 a.m. ET

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Upcoming Events

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Surviving Breast Cancer provides breast cancer support, events, and webinars at no cost to you! Whether you are looking to gain more knowledge on a particular topic or meet up with other breast cancer survivors, we have something for everyone. 

2

Our standing appointment on Thursdays is for all stages. We also host specific breakout groups once a month for specific stages and subtypes such as Metastatic breast cancer, and Inflammatory Breast Cancer, etc. 

3

The Book Club meets the first Sunday of every month at 11 am ET. You are welcome to join each month or pick and choose your month based on your availability and the book we are reading. 

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Through art, writing, and other creative modalities, we hold the power to manage our stress, make sense of our now, and relax into moments of stillness. 

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Free, monthly, online classes in restorative yoga, yoga for breast cancer, and Zumba. 

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Después de un Diagnóstico

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