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Palliative and Hospice Care Toolkit

Welcome to our Palliative Care Resources and Toolkit. Here you will find helpful information to assist you and your loved ones, as you navigate a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis and end of life conversations, choices, and decisions.


Two important facts we want to highlight and ensure you are aware of:

  1. If you are diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, you are eligible for palliative care. If your physician has not offered you this resource, please ask if your oncologist can refer you to a palliative care team.

  2. People are eligible to receive hospice care up to six months. This means you do not need to wait days or weeks to have access to hospice. The sooner you are able to be connected with a hospice team, the more support and resources you will have access to.

The goal of these resources is to help you and your loved ones be as prepared as possible with the logistics and to remove stressor so that you can focus on what is most important during this intimate time of transition.


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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

March 1 1:30 p.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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Pilates

March 8, 10:00 a.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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Restorative Yoga:

The secret Garden

March 25,  6:00 p.m. ET

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Qi Gong

March 26,  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. 

4

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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