Issues: Women's Health

This Mother's Day Remember Mammograms Save Lives

Senator Lanza today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

May 7, 2010
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Senator Onorato Urges Local Women in Need of Breast Cancer Screening to Look into No-Cost Mammogram Event

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New York State Senator George Onorato

FOR RELEASE:  May 4, 2010CONTACT:  Janet K. Kash  (518)455-3486  kash@senate.state.ny.us

SENATOR ONORATO URGES LOCAL WOMEN IN NEED OF BREAST CANCER SCREENING TO LOOK INTO NO-COST MAMMOGRAM EVENT

American-Italian Cancer Foundation and Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House are Sponsoring Mobile Mammography Van Program on May 20

May 6, 2010
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10th Annual Women's Health & Fitness Expo hled at Tech City, Kingston

On Saturday, May 1st, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Women's Health Expo in Kingston, NY.
Pictured with the Senator from left to right is Lori Dubord, Dr. Craig Moss, M.D. and Dr. Debra Karnasiewicz, M.D.

May 5, 2010
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State Senator Liz Krueger Suggests Urges New Yorkers to Use Mother’s Day As a Reminder to Schedule Mammograms

For Immediate Release | May 4, 2010

Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485

(New York, NY) - This year on Mother’s Day, when we take the time to honor the women who have done so much to care for others, State Senator Liz Krueger urges us to remind these same women to take care of themselves by getting regular mammogram screenings. Breast cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death for woman, and while many women schedule regular screenings – including self examinations – more than 41,000 women die annually from this disease.

May 4, 2010
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Senator Suzi Oppenheimer Urges All Women to Get a Mammogram This Mother's Day

Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mammaroneck) today urged all women to give themselves the gift of peace of mind this Mother’s Day by scheduling an appointment for a mammogram. The Senator joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day mammography campaign.

May 3, 2010
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SENATOR STACHOWSKI SPONSORS RIGHT TO LIFE LOBBY DAY IN ALBANY

4/27/10

SENATOR STACHOWSKI SPONSORS RIGHT TO LIFE LOBBY DAY IN ALBANY

 Senator William T. Stachowski (D-C, Lake View), today sponsored the New York State Right To Life Committee’s 2010 Lobby For Life Day in Albany. 

 A bi-partisan, multi-faith and multi-cultural gathering of approximately 150 members of the statewide Right To Life Committee convened in Albany to listen to legislative leaders speak in support of the Committee’s positions before members proceeded to meet with state representatives.   

April 27, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE ENCOURAGES MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS

It is tradition in the United States to set aside the second Sunday in May in honor of mothers across the nation.  As this special day approaches, families will begin thinking about the perfect way to show appreciation for their mother’s unconditional love and understanding.  While sending mom f

April 27, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Room 123 CAP

Agenda notes: The committee will consider the following nominations: Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, MS: Member, Public Health Council, and Chair and Member, Minority Health Council. John A. D'Anna, MD, MPH: Member, Administrative Review Board for Professional Medical Conduct. Gordon W. Felt: Member, State Camp Safety Advisory Council. Lori V. Quigley, PhD: Member, Minority Health Council.

April 27, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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MAMMOGRAMS SAVE LIVES: GOLDEN PROMOTES ADELPHI’S NY STATEWIDE BREAST CANCER HOTLINE AND SUPPORT PROGRAM

Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden today has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother’s Day breast cancer awareness campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

Senator Golden stated, “Mother’s Day is a significant time to remind women to get mammograms. I hope that this Mother’s Day women will take the time to make an appointment for a mammogram. Approximately 95 percent of all mammograms prove to be normal.”

April 22, 2010
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Breast Cancer Screening For Women

News From Senator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: April 20, 2010Contact: Ami Shah | shah@senate.state.ny.us | 518-455-3531

Senator Shirley L. Huntley Urges Breast Cancer Screening For Women

April 19, 2010
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Senator Liz Krueger Marks National Healthcare Decisions Day by Signing Own Health Care Proxy

For Immediate Release | April 16, 2010

Katie Kincaid | kincaid.nysenate@gmail.com | 646-784-0485

Senator Liz Krueger Marks National Healthcare Decisions Day by Signing Own Health Care Proxy

(New York, NY) Today, New York State Senator Liz Krueger filled out a Health Care Proxy to show support for National Healthcare Decisions Day and to ensure her own medical treatment preferences are honored in the future. National Healthcare Decisions Day seeks to empower individuals by raising awareness so that persons may start a conversation and discuss their medical wishes.

April 16, 2010
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Padavan Hosts No-Cost Mammography Screenings In Bellerose

On Saturday April 10th, New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens)  and the American-Italian Cancer Foundation hosted a mammography screening event outside of Padavan’s District Office in Bellerose.  The no-costs screenings took place on the Foundation’s fully contained mobile mammography can. There were no-out-of-pocket expenses and no co-pays for both insured and uninsured women. Padavan and the American-Italian Cancer Foundation will partner once again on Saturday June 5th for another mammography screening event outside of Padavan’s Bellerose Office.

April 12, 2010
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2010Contact: Alex Christodoulides / Sen. Stavisky’s office (718) 445-0004                      APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH                 Senator Stavisky Urges Safety and Prevention of Sexual Violence 

April 5, 2010
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Padavan Sponsoring Mobile Mammography Screenings On April 10

New York State Senator Frank Padavan (Queens) announced today that he will once again be partnering with the American-Italian Cancer Foundation by providing no-cost mammography screenings for the residents of Northeast Queens on Saturday, April 10. 

The Foundation’s mobile mammography will be outside of Senator Padavan’s District Office located at 89-39 Gettysburg Street in Bellerose. There are no-out-of-pocket expenses and no copays for both insured and uninsured women. 

March 19, 2010
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Senator Robach Meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Recently, Senator Robach met with members from the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester’s mission is to provide support to those touched by a diagnosis of breast cancer, to make access to information and care a priority through education and advocacy, and to empower women and men to participate fully in decisions relating to breast cancer. For more information on the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, click here.

March 16, 2010
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Senator Robach Meets with Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Recently, Senator Robach met with members from the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. The Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester’s mission is to provide support to those touched by a diagnosis of breast cancer, to make access to information and care a priority through education and advocacy, and to empower women and men to participate fully in decisions relating to breast cancer. For more information on the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, click here.

March 16, 2010
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Senator Robach meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

Senator Robach meets with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester in the chamber at Albany.

March 16, 2010
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SENATOR GOLDEN AND AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION TO OFFER FREE MAMMOGRAM SCREENINGS FOR WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host free mammography screenings in conjunction with the American Italian Cancer Foundation later this month at both of his district offices.

March 15, 2010
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