Celebration of Survivorship 2015

2015 Celebration of Survivorship
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7 PM


Frances M. Visco, J.D.
Founder and President of the National Breast Cancer Coalition

Myra Taylor
Volunteer with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program

Erica Desrosiers, Ph.D
Daughter of Volunteer Myra Taylor

Karen Joy Miller
Founder and President of the Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition

Gwendolyn Harrison
Retired elementary school teacher and breast cancer community volunteer.

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Long Island Ducks Game – September 1, 2015

Our volunteer Marcia Partridge is Colin’s grandma. Colin was asked to throw out the 1st pitch at this years LI Ducks Breast Cancer Awareness game on September 1, 2015.

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Stress Reduction Forum

Lauren Fisch, MS, LMT – Offering Wellness Services for Stress Relief (Rocking The Road For A Cure)
Jonathan M. Jackson, Ph.D. –
Director at the Center for Psychological Services for Adelphi University
Date/Time: Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.

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Nutrition Seminar

Hillary Sachs, MS, RD, CDN
Date/Time: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
Hillary Sachs is a dietitian at the Monter Cancer Center and NSLIJ Department of Radiation Medicine. She provided a nutrition seminar to our volunteers. She uses evidence based information to help patients minimize treatment related side effects and to guide survivors towards health and wellness.

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Celebration of Survivorship

2014 Celebration of Survivorship
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7 PM


Tom Maligno, Esq. (2 year survivor):
Tom Maligno is the Executive Director of the William Randolph Hearst Public Advocacy Center and Director of Pro Bono and Public Service at Touro Law Center.

Katerina Dinas-Raptis (2 year survivor):

Founder of Kat’s Ribbon of Hope, Inc.

Legislator Siela A. Bynoe (10 year survivor):
Nassau County Legislator for the Second Legislative District

Narges Rothermel (36 year survivor):
Adelphi Breast Cancer Program Hotline Volunteer

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Video Clips

On Sunday, July 6, 2014 Hillary Rutter and Dale Flashner appeared on the Today Show with Pat Battle to talk about our upcoming Creative Cups Fundraiser. Please click here to watch the video.


ASK THE EXPERTS: medical update and advances in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 7 PM
George Raptis, MD, MBA:
Dr. Raptis is the Associate Chief for Oncology at the North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and is Vice President for the Oncology Network for the Health System.
Janna Andrews, MD:
Dr. Andrews is an attending physician at NSLIJ Cancer Institute.
Melissa L. Pilewskie, MD:
Dr. Pilewskie’s practice is dedicated exclusively to the treatment of breast diseases. She performs all aspects of breast cancer surgery, seeing patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center in Manhattan and their regional care facility in Commack.

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FROM FARM TO TABLE: What Breast Cancer Survivors Need to Know About Nutrition
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7 PM
Hillary Sachs, MS, RD, CDN:
Dietitian at the Monter Cancer Center and NSLIJ Department of Radiation Medicine.
Mitchell SuDock:
chef/owner of Mitch & Toni’s American Bistro in Albertson, NY

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BREAST CANCER: Genetic Counseling, Genetic Risk Factors and Current Research
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7 PM
Tiffany A. Troso-Sandoval, MD
Board-certified medical oncologist with a special interest in women’s health and in cancers that affect women, including breast, ovarian, endometrial and cervical cancers.
Angela G. Arnold, MS, CGC
provides guidance to people on their genetic predisposition to, and risk for, cancer.

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IN A FOG: The Physical and emotional effects of breast cancer chemotherapy
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7 PM
Nina D’Abreo, MD
Winthrop-University Hospital
Michael V. Genovese, MD
Winthrop-University Hospital

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