NBC 5 Presents "A Night of Healing: Life After Breast Cancer" Tonight

, Posted: Wed, October 23 2013 at 4:07 PM, Updated: Wed, October 23 2013 at 4:24 PM

NBC 5 Presents

A Night of Healing: Life after Breast Cancer, is an evening of healing and consultation for women as they make the transition from breast cancer treatment to breast cancer survival.

A panel of caregivers, specializing in various aspects of breast cancer relating to mind and body, will take calls privately and anonymously for one hour tonight, Wednesday, October 23 from 6-7pm. The panel is presented by KOBI TV NBC 5 and KOTI TV NBC 2, Jackson Care Connect and Care Oregon Advantage. Callers may request a private conversation with the specialist of their choice. The panelist’s phone lines can be accessed by calling 541-779-5555.

The panel includes the following specialists.

  • Melanie Dines, RN, MSN, CBCN, Breast Health/Oncology Nurse Navigator for Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.
  • Sherri Sexton, registered Dietitian and Cancer Survivor, Asante Rogue Regional Center.
  • Margo Herron, MD, Breast Reconstruction Surgeon, the Elizabeth Institute in Ashland

Jackson Care Connect is one of the county’s Coordinated Care Organizations serving Oregon Health Care recipients. Coordinated Care Organizations, like Jackson Care Connect, coordinate physical, mental health and dental services to make it easier for Oregon Health Plan members to access care. Jackson Care Connect also provides funding for projects designed to improve health care services for everyone in the county.

Part of the CareOregon family, which has served Oregonians for 20 years, CareOregon Advantage offers Medicare Advantage users a broad provider network and expanded benefits. For more information visit careoregonadvantage.org.

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