Current and former patients are welcome to attend.

Alexandria:  Beginning November 13, 2013, the Breast Cancer Support Group will start meeting every second Wednesday of the month.  Members will meet with Dr. David  Weintritt and Nurse Navigator Michele Reddick along with other team members. The purpose of the group is to provide a support for current and former breast cancer patients.

The support group will meet at 6:00 pm  in the Engh conference room on the second floor at the Yellow Entrance at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, 2501 Parker’s Lane, Alexandria, Virginia, 22306.

Discussion topics will address the needs of the group and can include; treatment options; discuss of support group members own personal experiences with experts and other women who are meeting the challenge of breast cancer, or simply support discussions among members.  All are welcome to join this free group.

Help shape the focus and direction of this new effort so that it may truly serve your needs.

Media Contact: Rita Wakefield, 703-664-7109

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About Inova

Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.  Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.

Inova encompasses the full array of health services, including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). We are home to many nationally and internationally recognized programs, including Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI), and the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute.

More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.