Finding My Balance

By Marlene Stager, MS Support Connection Peer Counselor I know who I was before I was diagnosed. I was a wife, mother of three, athlete, counselor and volunteer… each role came with an easy definition. Then I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Striving to be the most successful cancer patient on the planet while keeping […]

Yorktown teens organize dance-a-thon

(Published by The Yorktown News) By Brian Marschhauser, The Yorktown News. Photo by Tabitha Pearson Marshall, The Yorktown News. On Saturday, Feb. 28, Solaris Sports Club in Yorktown Heights hosted a Dance-a-Thon to benefit Support Connection, a not-for-profit organization that provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The Dance-a-Thon was […]

Managing Cancer’s Impact on Your Relationships

By Ruth Oratz, MD, FACP Reprinted by permission of Coping® magazine, copingmag.com. Amid the initial shock of hearing the words “You have cancer,” in­numerable questions enter your mind:What does this mean for me? How will this affect my partner, my children, my parents, my friends? What about my job? You begin to realize that cancer will have […]

Support Connection Honored As 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Support Connection Honored as 2014 Top-Rated nonprofit. GreatNonprofits.org Award is based on Positive Online Reviews Support Connection announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. Support Connection provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. […]