Support for female cancer patients on Amelia Island

Ackerman Cancer Center
Press Release
Contact: Alison Jerreld
(904) 880-5522
[email protected]
April 14, 2018 3:00 p.m.

The Pink Ribbon Ladies and Ackerman Cancer Center are excited to announce upcoming support program dates for women with any female cancer. Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at Ackerman Cancer Center, located on the campus of Baptist Medical Center – Nassau at 1340 S. 18th Street, Suite 103.

All cancer patients, caregivers, family and friends are invited to join us for the upcoming meeting on May 14th from 6 to 7 p.m. Ackerman Cancer Center’s Dr. Ryan Perkins, a board certified radiation oncologist, will speak with the group about managing side effects posttreatment, including lymphedema, neuropathy, and fatigue.

The Pink Ribbon Ladies offers support and education for women with breast, ovarian, cervical, and other female cancers in Nassau County. Upcoming meeting topics will include lymphedema treatment and support, sexuality, cancer screening guidelines for women who have had cancer, and proton therapy for breast cancer.

For more information on the Pink Ribbon Ladies, or to RSVP for the next meeting, please contact Lauren DeWitt at (904) 277-2700 or visit To learn more about Ackerman Cancer Center, contact Alison Jerreld at (904) 880-5522 or visit

About Ackerman Cancer Center

Ackerman Cancer Center’s mission is to be the first resource where patients turn when diagnosed with any type of cancer. Ackerman Cancer Center provides the most advanced radiation oncology treatment available, in a compassionate and respectful environment. A highly trained staff of radiation oncologists and medical professionals provide convenient access of care at three locations across Northeast Florida. Learn more at

About The Pink Ribbon Ladies
The Pink Ribbon Ladies offers support and education for women with breast and other female cancers in Nassau County, Florida. The group is made up of women facing the challenge