Our Mission: From the moment of diagnosis through end of life, Project Pink’d, Inc. provides tools, resources and a strong network to strengthen and renew the mind, body and spirit of breast cancer survivors in Nebraska and Western Iowa. Learn more and get involved.
Project Pink'd EAC Member & Thriver, Stephanie Nichols and Project Pink'd Marketing Communications Director & Thriver, Kelly Konen talk with Lucy Chapman about all things Pink'd. Hear their personal story of how Project Pink'd made a difference in their lives and what the organization does to support breast cancer survivors right here in Nebraska and Western Iowa. It's Personal!
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Brandon Deyo and Kelly Konen visit KETV to promote the event.
Did you know up to 70% of breast cancer survivors report moderate to high levels of fear of cancer recurrence? Project Pink’d, an Omaha-based non-profit, continues to address the REAL issues survivors face after a diagnosis and is set to host a new survivorship program, Let’s Talk Recurrence | Fear. Risk. Reality on Thursday, September 12.
A complimentary event for breast cancer survivors, their caregivers and loved ones, the upcoming live panel discussion will provide a safe place for interactive conversation with 6 distinguished expert panelists. Moderated by Cynthia Sturgeon, Founder & President of Project Pink’d, and a 12 year survivor, attendees will be provided the opportunity to ask their questions during a 60 minute conversation Q&A.
“Survivors and their caregivers are often overwhelmed by the number of opinions given and choices to be made with a breast cancer diagnosis. It takes a multi-disciplinary team to provide the best care for breast cancer survivors and communication is imperative for both the patient and medical team. I am so thankful for the support we have received from our medical community. Their dedication to share information and commitment to patient care is exemplary. We are excited to provide a forum where medical professionals from different disciplines and breast cancer survivors can have an open and honest discussion about an important topic such as recurrence,” stated Project Pink’d Founder & President, Cynthia Sturgeon.
The Let’s Talk Recurrence live panel will be held at Reality Church located at 10659 Portal Road |La Vista, NE from 6pm-7:30pm on Thursday, September 12. Registration is required at www.projectpinkd.org
6pm-7pm | 60 minute conversation and Q&A
7pm-7:30pm |30 minute social hour with light refreshments
Meet Our Expert Panel:
Barbara K. Clinkenbeard, MS, NP | Think Whole Personal Healthcare | Psycho-Oncology
Janet Grange, MD | Your Breast Healthcare | Surgery & Breast Specialist
Patti Higginbotham, AOCN, APRN, ANP | Omaha Surgical Consultants | Breast Health & Cancer Genetics
John Longo, MD | Nebraska Cancer Specialists | Radiation Oncology
Irina E. Popa, MD | Oncology Associates, P.C. | General Oncology
Shannon Wong, MD | Nebraska Medicine | Plastic Surgery
This complimentary program is available to breast cancer survivors in Nebraska and Western Iowa and is made possible by the many generous donors and supporters.
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