Entries by Judy Mindin

India Hicks Fundraiser

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, 6:00pm Join us for a Complimentary Seminar and a Fundraiser for ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Dr. Rose Kumar, Stanford Trained, Board Certified Internist will speak to Demystifying Hormonal Changes in Midlife At least 15% of orders from the India Hicks Collection will be donated to ABCD Come Before/Stay After the […]

88.9 Radio Milwaukee Partner Spotlight: Morgan Oldenburg

“In the Milwaukee community – and all over the country – ABCD provides free, personalized, one-to-one support and focuses on helping and nurturing those diagnosed with breast cancer now. When my mom, Melodie Wilson Oldenburg, launched ABCD in 1999, it was her vision that no one should feel alone after hearing the words “you have […]

Mentor Connect

NEW for Mentors ! Beginning in June, we will host Mentor Connect conference calls. This is an opportunity to talk with other Mentors as well as to share your experiences and feedback. During this first call, we will discuss: How often would you like to meet? What are the best days and times for the […]

June Mets Meet-Up

Mets Meet-Up Telephone Support Group Monday, June 25, 2018 6:00-7:00 PM Central 712-451-0965 Access Code: 844752 Join us for our monthly group discussion. This is a small, confidential group for anyone who lives with metastatic breast cancer to address concerns, share experiences, and discuss news in the metastatic breast cancer community.  Please share this information; […]

ABCD Speaks with OnMilwaukee

“We connect people with Mentors who can share their experience going through chemo, or offer tips and tricks that they had to survive the holidays while feeling ill, or share how she navigated a sticky situation when talking to their child about why mommy has no hair.” Some of the connections ABCD makes turn into […]

ABCD Mentor Nichole Kutmas will be the Milwaukee Brewers 2018 Honorary Bat Girl

The Honorary Bat Girl program was introduced league-wide in 2009 to raise additional awareness and support for the annual “Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative celebrated on Mother’s Day. In nine years, thousands of unique testimonials have been submitted and hundreds of individuals have been honored. In 2018, MLB Clubs each selected their respective […]

ABCD Attends Triage Cancer Conference

May 5th ABCD Match Specialist, Minerva Cornejo along with ABCD Mentor, Maria Nieves attended the Triage Cancer Conference held at the Marriott Hotel in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Triage Cancer is a national non-profit providing cancer survivorship education for patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, support organizations and healthcare professionals. This conference focused on advocacy and current policies, helping […]

ABCD at The Wisconsin Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium

ABCD was pleased to be invited to be a member of the planning committee for the third annual Wisconsin Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium. Held on May 1st at Manpower Headquarters in downtown Milwaukee; Match Specialists, Betsey Bryant and Minerva Cornejo shared ABCD information with patients, clinicians and advocates as well as learned about the latest […]