Our Online Breast Cancer Support Group is free of charge and simple to use. The Support Group is a Facebook group that allows members of the list to communicate with everyone else in the group through wall posts, discussion forums, photos and more.
Participation in this Online Support Group is voluntary and open to survivors of breast cancer, as well as their friends and family. The group is supervised by moderators who are responsible for maintaining an open forum for discussion free of abuse such as "spam" and other inappropriate behavior.
How to Join
To join the Sentara Online Breast Cancer Support Group, please read Sentara's Social Media Policy and Comment Policy, then go to the Facebook group "Sentara Online Breast Cancer Support Group." You may find the page by clicking on the link below, or by searching for "Sentara Online Breast Cancer Support Group" in Facebook search. Once you're on the group page, click Request to Join. One of our moderators will accept your request soon and you may then start participating in the group.
Join the Online Breast Cancer Support Group
The Sentara Online Breast Cancer Support Group and its members are not engaged in the practice of medicine or therapy. Any information and advice on the page is given on a generalized, generic basis, and is not specific to any individual patient's or bereaved’s condition. Use of the Online Breast Cancer Support Group may be helpful in making sure you are informed about grief and health care issues. However, online grief services, health services and health information content cannot replace a health professional/counselor-bereaved/patient relationship, and you should always consult with a professional for diagnosis and treatment of your specific grief issues or health problems. You should not disregard any advice or treatment from such professionals based on your interpretation of what you may read on this group.