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Girlfriends Circle at Cancer Support Community (1080 × 200 px)

Girlfriends' Circle at Cancer Support Community Central Ohio

This educational series explores women's health and the challenges Black women are forced to navigate in the healthcare system. From learning how to advocate for yourself with your provider to carcinogenic chemicals marketed specifically to black women in beauty products, we've gathered a group of qualified panelists to lead this series.

NOTE ABOUT REGISTRATION: You will be prompted to set up an account to register to receive the meeting link and other important information via email. If you have any questions, please call 614-884-HOPE (4673) or email Angie Santangelo, Programs Director, at asantangelo@cancersupportohio.org. We look forward to seeing you!


Upcoming Sessions: 


Let's Get Real About Healthy Eating 

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Friday, January 13 | 6 pm-7:30 pm | In Person at Cancer Support Community 

A special evening especially for Black/African American women! Chef A’Donna will demonstrate how to create delicious and nutritious dishes that your whole family will enjoy. This special program class has been created specifically to respond to requests from those women who took our survey. We are still looking for more input on what is most important for you as you strive to live healthily with cancer. Join this class to share your input!

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Let's Get Real About Communicating with Our Doctors

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Wednesday, January 18 | 12pm-1pm |Virtual 

Dr. Angela Tucker, a specialist in women's health and family practice, joins us to get real about how to communicate with your doctor to ensure you are getting the best and most appropriate treatment.  Dr. Tucker will empower you to be your own advocate at the doctor's office.


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Previous Sessions:

Let's Get Real About Black Skin Care Products and Cancer

October 2022 - On-Demand Program Available Here

Black skin care lines use ingredients that could be very toxic. We will learn how to identify the products and the routines that may be unhealthy for black skin. Join us in this Girlfriends series to really dive into the ingredients that have carcinogens in them. You don’t want to miss this series or the bonds built in the Girlfriends Circle Series.

Let's Get Real About Black Hair Care Products and Cancer

July 2022 - On-Demand Program Available Here

Products with carcinogenic ingredients have been marketed to black women for years, with many not knowing how harmful their ingredients are. What’s even scarier is that most of these toxic ingredients are not listed on the labels


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