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Breast Cancer

Here are some local and national organizations that will help you learn more about breast cancer, find support, screening facilities and upcoming fundraising events.
Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program 800-877-8077, * October 18, Celebration of Survivorship: Adelphi University, Garden City; 516-877-4325. American Cancer Society 800-227-2345; *October 2, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Dowling College, Brookhaven campus * October 16, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Jones Beach State Park Avon Foundation for Women Breast Cancer Crusade Avon Walk for Breast Cancer 888-540-WALK (9255); *October 15-16: NYC Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition Copiague, 631-893-4110; Breast Cancer Help, Inc. Home of the Long Island Cancer Help & Wellness Center Bay Shore, 631-675-9003; Brentwood/Bayshore Breast Cancer Coalition Brentwood, 631-273-9252; Cancer Services Program of Eastern Suffolk County 631-548-6320; Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalition Great Neck, 516-829-1139; Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition Huntington, 631-547-1518, Long Island 2 Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer (LI 2 Day Walk) Nesconset, 631-863-2DAY(2329); *June 9-10, 2012, 9th Annual Walk; Smith Point County Park Long Beach Breast Cancer Coalition Long Beach, 516-897-1344, Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer 516-627-2410; Maurer Foundation Mineola, 516-535-5370; *September 20, 16th Annual Golf Classic; Jericho New York State Breast Cancer Support & Education Network New York State Cancer Services Program 866-442-CANCER (2262), 1 in 9: The Long Island Breast Cancer Action Coalition/Hewlett House Hewlett, 516-374-3190, Susan G. Komen for the Cure 877-GO-KOMEN (877-465-6636) West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition for Long Island Babylon; Zwanger Pesiri Give Back Sundays Cost-free radiological services for uninsured Long Islanders. Call for eligibility requirements and upcoming services in your area. 631-930-9460;


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