Komen Greater NYC’s service area includes about 64% of New York State’s population, all within nine unique communities. Komen Greater NYC serves the Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Kings, Richmond, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and Rockland communities – some of the most ethnically, financially, and geographically diverse communities in America.
Patient navigators are the vaunted “healthcare emissaries” for patients with breast cancer and can help navigate their journey a great deal. In this conversation from the Susan G. Komen Greater New York City “Empowering and Mobilizing Our Patient Navigation Workforce” virtual conference experts highlight the results of a survey of patient navigators.
In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a breast surgical oncologist and gynecologic surgeon about why the topic of gynecologic health is a taboo subject when it comes to cancer treatment, and what patients can do to treat those changes.
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Know your cancer before making a treatment decision.
A first of its kind in Westchester, this conference will provide patients, caregivers and medical professionals with critical information on treatments and living well with advanced breast cancer.
Two patients with metastatic breast cancer shared their journeys, inspiring fellow patients at Susan G. Komen Greater New York City’s New York Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference.
Dr. Patrick I. Borgen discussed estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer and why it is important for patient to understand what this means for their treatment.
Linda Tantawi, CEO of Susan G. Komen Greater New York City, discussed the organization’s events that serve as the “pink ribbon connecting the community” and some of their upcoming initiatives to help educate women about breast cancer screening and treatment.
Susan G. Komen Greater NYC to honor exceptional and inspiring individuals and organizations at its annual Impact Awards May 22, 2019 Cipriani 42nd Street.
Although Minority Health Awareness Month is drawing to an end, the fight for equity in healthcare isn’t over.
Vice President Joe Biden discusses ways to work collectively with the Biden Cancer Initiative to explore gaps in cancer detection and treatment, identify solutions to address them and inject the urgency of now to make progress.
Susan G.Komen-Greater NYC announced today the members of its newly appointed Medical Advisory Committee.
CURE® spoke with CEO Linda Tantawi about addressing the needs of underserved communities and how education is key in helping women in the Greater New York City area.