What a great Arts & Crafts Cancer Support Group meeting we had November 4th! And an incredible group of welcoming supportive ladies! Check out more photos and learn how you can join us for this free monthly meeting.
Big thanks to the Ridgewood Democratic Club for inviting us to speak at the fall meeting in September! What a great time we had connecting with our fellow involved citizens.
Thank you to everyone who came out to support us for our Annual Benefit & Silent Auction on October 19, 2023. The much-anticipated night, held at the beautiful Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, commemorated 29 years of SHAREing & CAREing’s cancer support services to the Queens community. Attendees enjoyed cocktails, dinner, dancing, awards, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle, and an emotional presentation of the organization’s work in the community, all led by Master of Ceremonies Jospeh Pistilli.
Giving Tuesday is an annual global holiday and media campaign celebrating philanthropy, generosity, and community. Now an independent non-profit, Giving Tuesday was created to inspire the world with “a day that encourages people to do good.” It is referred to online as #GivingTuesday, or sometimes Gifting Tuesday or the National Day of Giving. Learn more about this day and how to get involved.
Did you know that uterine cancer is one of the most common gynecological cancers found in women over 50? According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 3% of women will receive a uterine cancer diagnosis at some point in their lives. However, with early detection and prompt treatment, the prognosis for uterine cancer is promising.
An estimated half million women globally were diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2018 and 311,000 died from it. Despite that, the World Health Organization (WHO) believes that unlike most cancers, cervical cancer can be completely eliminated. Learn more about this unique cancer, its symptoms, causes, and how to reduce your risk, detect it early, and get treatment if necessary.
A regular exam with an OB/GYN doctor is when you can address concerns and practice preventative healthcare involving pregnancy, menstrual cycles, sexually transmitted diseases, and vaginal, ovarian, uterine, and breast health. Use this handy 16-point checklist to make sure you get all your questions answered, and cover all your reproductive health bases.
What a great cancer support group meeting we had July 15th! And an incredible group of welcoming supportive ladies! Check out more photos and learn how you can join us for this free monthly meeting.