Breast cancer Education and Support Team (BEST)
We are grateful to be able to provide, with funding from Susan G. Komen Central Valley, BEST services to our local community from April 2014 to March 31, 2015.

Services we offer:

  • Assistance in scheduling medical appointments related to breast cancer, including screenings. We will advocate for interpreters if needed.
  • Accompanying clients to their breast cancer-related appointments, when requested. This includes screenings and treatment appointments.
  • Monthly workshops for the community to learn more about breast cancer.
  • Special events hosted by the BEST facilitators.
  • Outreach to survivors of breast cancer.
  • Resource development, including vlogs in ASL on relevant topics, resources shared on this page, and interviews of survivors.

Our Events:

    • Pink and Pampered Spa Day: May 31st, 2014 (VLOG)
    • Jeopardy!: September 16th, 2014: 6:00pm – 7:30pm (VLOG)
    • Fall Fest Carnival: October 4th, 2014: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    • Susan G Komen Race for the Cure: October 25th, 2014: 10:30am (click for more information)
    • Coffee & Tea Morning Matinee (Survivor Stories): January 31st, 2015, 10:30 am to 12pm
    • Health Fair: March 17th, 2015


Our Workshops:

  • Introduction to B.E.S.T.: April 8th, 2014
  • Changes to Mammogram Technology: May 6th, 2014 (VLOG)
  • Breast Cancer in Women under 40: June 10th, 2014
  • Hormones and Breast Cancer: July 8th, 2014
  • Breast cancer in Men: August 12th, 2014 (VLOG)
  • Improvements with Chemo: September 9th, 2014
  • No Workshop: October 2014
  • Healthy Lifestyle, Part 1: November 18th, 2014
  • Healthy Lifestyle, part 2: December 9th, 2014
  • Workshop: January 13th, 2015
  • Final Workshop: February 24th, 2015
  • Mammogram Tour of W.I.S.H., March 13th, 2015 (FLYER HERE) (VLOG)