Issues: Women's Health

Senator Robach's 5th Annual Women's Wellness Fair

Thank you for your interest in my 5th Annual Women's Wellness Fair. Once again, it will be at the Mall at Greece Ridge. Use entrance #9, by Liberty Travel.

Here a list of participants scheduled to attend (as of Thursday, September 27th):

Zumba Rochester will be holding a demonstration, open to the public and free of charge, beginning at 11:30 a.m. Gym attire is recommended if you would like to participate! 

Child Care Council

O’Dell Family Chiropractic

September 10, 2012
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No-Cost Mammograms sponsored Senator Addabbo

 

 


NO-COST MAMMOGRAMS AND

CLINICAL BREAST EXAMS SPONSORED BY SENATOR ADDABBO

AND THE AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION


Look for the Mobile van at:


Maspeth Federal Savings (parking lot - upper level)

56-18 69th Street

Maspeth, NY 11378

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

September 26, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Anthony L. Jordan Health Center Provides Services at Andrew's Park Apartments

(Rocheser, N.Y.) - On Friday, August 17th, I had the privilege to attend, and speak at, a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of Anthony L. Jordan's new basic medical and dental services suite at Andrew's Terrace Apartments. For more information on the great work that Anthony L. Jordan Health Center does in our community, visit their website, http://www.jordanhealth.org/.

August 20, 2012
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Free mammograms for uninsured Staten Island women

Uninsured women age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the past year can sign up for a free screening Sunday at the Staten Island Hindu Temple in Sunnyside.

Project Renewal’s Scan Van will be on hand to offer the mobile mammograms beginning at 10 a.m. outside 1318 Victory Blvd. An appointment is necessary and can be made by calling 800-564-6868. The service also accepts Medicaid/Medicare and most other insurance plans, in addition to being offered free to uninsured eligible women.

The screenings are funded by the Cancer Services Program of Staten Island, Richmond County Savings Foundation and Avon Breast Care Fund.

August 19, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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ABC Reports on Pro-Breastfeeding Subway Caravan

Sen. Krueger joined the NYC Breastfeeding Leadership Council to kick off the group's annual "subway caravan" from Washington Heights to Brooklyn, as part of a worldwide week of activities promoting support for breastfeeding.

August 13, 2012
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Sen. Krueger Joins Breastfeeding Moms, Advocates to Kick Off Annual Subway Caravan

Breastfeeding mothers and health advocates joined Sen. Krueger for the kickoff of the NYC Breastfeeding Leadership Council's annual "Subway Caravan" to raise awareness of breastfeeding's health benefits and breastfeeding mothers' rights.

August 9, 2012
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LaValle Legislation To Help Breast Cancer Patients Recover From A Partial Mastectomy, Now Law

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle's (R-C-I, Port Jefferson) bill that would help some breast cancer patients by requiring insurance companies to cover reconstruction for partial mastectomies has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.The bill (S3801A. CH. 302), sponsored by Senator  LaValle (R-C-I, Port Jefferson), adds partial mastectomies to the law that already covers reconstruction for full mastectomies. It would ensure that  breast cancer patients who undergo the partial loss of a breast have reconstruction as an option covered by insurance.

August 2, 2012
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Queens Leaders Push For Roosevelt Avenue Funding

As reported on Inside City Hall, NY 1: 

Inside City Hall’s Errol Louis spoke with State Sen. Jose Peralta from Queens and the Executive Director of the Queens Chamber of Commerce, Jack Friedman, about how they want to battle sex trafficking in their borough.

For video click here

August 1, 2012
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Senator Martins Supports 1 in 9 Breast Cancer Hockey Fundraiser

Averill Park in Elmont was the place to be on a recent Saturday as organizers for an annual Deck Hockey competition fundraiser raised funds for education and research for Breast Cancer through 1 in 9 the Breast Cancer Education Coalition. Teams from around the area participated in the fundraiser in the deck hockey competition that had a record crowd.

State Senator Jack Martins, 1 in 9 Director Geri Barash, Supervisor Kate Murray, Town Clerk Mark Bonilla and Nassau  County Legislator Vincent Muscarella supported the effort.

July 27, 2012
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ANNOUNCES NEW LAW TO HELP INCREASE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER

New Law Will Increase Women’s Awareness of Dense Breast Tissue

     Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) recently announced that legislation he supported to improve early detection of breast cancer has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law will increase women’s awareness of the presence of dense breast tissue found during a mammography exam. Dense breast tissue can make it more difficult to detect tumors.

July 26, 2012
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SENATOR NOZZOLIO ANNOUNCES NEW LAW TO HELP INCREASE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER

New York State Senator Nozzolio today announced that legislation he supported to improve early breast cancer detection has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law, S.6769B, will increase women’s awareness of the presence of dense breast tissue found during a mammography exam. Dense breast tissue can make it more difficult to detect tumors.

July 26, 2012
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Senator LaValle Announces New Law to Help Increase Early Detection of Breast Cancer

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that legislation he supported to improve early breast cancer detection was recently signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law (S6769B) will increase women’s awareness of the presence of dense breast tissue found during a mammography exam. Dense breast tissue may make it more difficult to detect tumors.

July 25, 2012
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Senator LaValle Announces New Law to Help Increase Early Detection of Breast Cancer

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that legislation he supported to improve early breast cancer detection was recently signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law (S6769B) will increase women’s awareness of the presence of dense breast tissue found during a mammography exam. Dense breast tissue may make it more difficult to detect tumors.

July 25, 2012
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New Law to Help Increase Early Detection of Breast Cancer

New York State Senator Owen H. Johnson today announced that legislation he supported to improve early breast cancer detection has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law (S6769B) will increase women’s awareness of the presence of dense breast tissue found during a mammography exam. Dense breast tissue may make it more difficult to detect tumors.

July 24, 2012
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES NEW LAW TO HELP INCREASE EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER

Senator Lanza today announced that legislation he supported to improve early breast cancer detection has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law (S6769B) will increase women’s awareness of the presence of dense breast tissue found during a mammography exam. Dense breast tissue may make it more difficult to detect tumors.

July 24, 2012
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Senator Flanagan Announces “Breast Density Inform” Bill Signed Into Law By Governor Andrew Cuomo

Senator John J. Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (95th Assembly District) announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed the “Breast Density Inform” (S.6769-B) legislation they sponsored into law.   The legislation, which passed both the Senate and the Assembly unanimously, will help women in the fight against cancer by ensuring that women are informed of their own “density” and that other screening options may be helpful in early detection.  

The measure would require that every mammography report given to a patient with dense breast tissue inform the women in plain, non-technical language that she has dense breast tissue and that she should discuss the potential benefit of further screenings with her physician.

July 24, 2012
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NEW LAW TO HELP IMPROVE BREAST CANCER DETECTION

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that is designed to help improve breast cancer detection and prevention by requiring mammography services to inform patients if dense breast tissue is found during an exam. "Early detection can save lives and this new law will give women who may be at a higher risk for breast cancer the information they need to consult with their physician about follow-up screening and other preventive measures," Governor Cuomo said. "I commend the bill sponsors for their work on this important legislation."

July 23, 2012
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Breast Cancer Help, Inc. Celebrated 20 Years of the Long Island Breast Cancer Mapping Project

Breast Cancer Help, Inc. celebrated 20 years of the Long Island Breast Cancer Mapping Project at its 17th Annual Gala at the Island Hills Country Club in Sayville on June 29, 2012.  President Lorraine Pace awarded Senator Owen H. Johnson a Certificate of Appreciation for his efforts and support of the Breast Cancer Mapping Project. The project began in West Islip in 1992 and created a scientific evaluation of a survey created to map the incidence of breast cancer.  This mapping project aids in determining the causes of breast cancer and has since spread across the nation and also to other countries such as England, Australia and Japan . 

July 19, 2012
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Far Rockaway Healthcare Workshop

A Healthcare Workshop, featuring:The American-Italian Cancer Foundation(FREE MAMOGRAMS FOR AGES 40 & OVER)

The Samaritan Hands Health Ministry at St. Johns Baptist Church

DATE:     Thursday, July 26, 2012

TIME:     10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:  Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center    62-00 Beach Channel Drive    Averne, New York 11692

For more information, please contact:

July 26, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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SENATOR FUSCHILLO TO SPONSOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM IN MERRICK

     New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick), in conjunction with NuHealth/Nassau Health Care Corporation, will be sponsoring a breast cancer screening program on Thursday, August 16th from 8:45 am to 12:00 pm at the Merrick Library. The library is located at 2279 Merrick Avenue in Merrick.

     Appointments are necessary and will be scheduled on first-come, first-served basis. On site nurses and technicians will provide a mammography, a clinical breast examination and instructions for self examination. Patients and their physicians will be notified of the exam results.

     NuHealth’s guidelines for the program are as follows:

July 10, 2012
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