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 health care system located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, serving over two million people with over 1,700 licensed beds based in Northern Virginia. Inova consists of five hospitals including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care unit. Inova encompasses many health services including the nationally and internationally recognized Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) on genomics, Inova Neuroscience Institute and Inova Children’s Hospital. Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.