The University of Texas MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy sponsors the Breast Friends support group for Katy and surrounding communities and the next meeting will be Tuesday, February 12. Guest speaker Ashley H. Woodson, MS, CGC, Certified Genetic Counselor, Breast Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center will present on “Hereditary Causes of Breast Cancer” and be available for discussion and questions during the meeting.
The breast cancer support group meets at CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital campus on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. Meetings are open to all breast cancer patients or survivors, regardless of where they are receiving or received treatment.
In addition to monthly guest speakers, Breast Friends group facilitator Monica Cerda-Juarez, RN, nurse navigator at the MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy, attends every meeting to support, uplift and empower patients as they go through this challenging time.
After the brief presentation, a small group discussion follows as well as a question and answer period and light refreshments. MD Anderson physicians from the Regional Care Center in Katy attend each meeting to answer questions.
Meetings take place in Classroom B on the second floor of CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital at 701 South Fry Road. No pre-registration is required. For more information please call 713-563-9600, ext. 6-4371.
The MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy is located on the campus of CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital at 19770 Kingsland Blvd. The center is housed on the first and second floors of the medical office building adjacent to the hospital and offers specialized medical, surgical and radiation oncology, chemotherapy infusion and a range of supportive services. To learn more about the MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy, visit MDAnderson.org/Katy or Facebook.com/MDAndersonKaty.