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A free Mastectomy Fit event will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Health System Services, 6867 Williams Road, Wheatfield. Patients can be evaluated and fitted by certified professionals. Appointments are suggested; to schedule, call 283-4879.

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The Cancer Wellness Center, which offers cancer patients and loved ones access to education, encouragement and advocacy in a supportive environment, and Daemen College will present a free program titled "Care for the Caregiver" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdayin Room 107-109 in the college's Business Building, 4380 Main St., Snyder. Miriam Callahan, from the Department of Senior Services, will join Dr. Charles Sabatino and Dr. Cheryl Nosek to provide tools for caring for a person with cancer and restore balance to the caregiver's life. To register, call 694-1395.

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Empty Leash sponsors a weekly pet-loss self-help support group at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday in Life Transitions Center, 150 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga. Attendees must register before first meeting; call Kym at 668-2446.

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Pet Heaven Funeral Home, 3614 N. Buffalo Road, Orchard Park, will host a pet-loss support group meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For information, call 662-5677.

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Support groups, and phone numbers to call for information include: Alcoholics Anonymous First Step, 8 p.m. Friday, auditorium, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Niagara Falls, 278-4569; Alcoholics Anonymous International Group, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4569; Narcotics Anonymous, 5 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 278-4569; grief, for adults coping with the pain of the sudden, traumatic death of a loved one, 6 p.m. next Tuesday, S-6 Meeting Room, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 278-4604 or 433-3780.

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