Issues: Women's Health

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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March 30, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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March 31, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Room 123 CAP

March 9, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Cervical cancer vaccine debate heading to the Legislature

Bill would allow giving vaccine to minors without parental consentBy  RICK KARLINALBANY -- The debate over making cervical cancer vaccines available to young women is coming to the state Legislature today.A group of anti-vaccine activists plans to attend this morning's Senate Codes Committee hearing to protest a bill that would let health care professionals give the vaccine to women younger than 18 without parental consent.

February 25, 2010
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February 25, 2010
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Breast Cancer Screening Program-Freeport

Senator Fuschillo, in conjunction with the Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be hosting a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, April 15th at the Freeport Library.

April 15, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Committee Meeting: Health Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Health Senator Thomas K. Duane, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 123 CAP

The committee will consider the following nominations: Wellington Y. Liu, MD, Member, Board of Visitors of Helen Hayes Hospital. Martin C. Wortendyke, Member, Board of Visitors of Helen Hayes Hospital.

February 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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NO-COST MAMMOGRAMS IN RIDGEWOOD

Early detection of breast cancer can save lives!

 


NO-COST MAMMOGRAMS Sponsored by Senator Joe Addabbo and the American Italian Cancer Foundation


 

Look for the Mobile Mammography Van at:

 


Glenridge Senior Center

5903 Summerfield Street, Ridgewood

Saturday, May 8, 2010


 

AN APPOINTMENT IS NECESSARY

 


Call 1-800-453-8378 EXT. 1


 

Coordinated by:

 


May 8, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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February 3, 2010
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National Wear Red Day

Friday, February 5th is National Wear Red Day. Help support the fightagainst women's #1 killer - heart disease - by visiting

www.goredforwomen.org,

http://mylifecheck.heart.org/

http://www.goredforwomen.org/BetterU/index.aspx

www.heart.org/WearRedFounders

With heartfelt thanks!

February 5, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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February 2, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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February 1, 2010
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