Thank you to the Astoria Branch of Ponce Bank, who hosted a SHAREing & CAREing health outreach the Monday after Mother’s Day, allowing us to reach out to Queens community […]
Save the Date For Our 2023 Annual Benefit
We are excited to announce the date of our much-anticipated Annual Benefit & Silent Auction! Join us Thursday, October 19, 2023 6:30pm-10:30pm at the beautiful Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, contact us today.
Yes, Men Can Get Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is most often associated with women, but did you know that men can have breast cancer, too? While not common, the American Cancer Society projects that 2300 cases will be diagnosed in 2023 and more than 530 men will die from male breast cancer. 1 in 833 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their life. Learn the signs, survival rate, and causes of breast cancer in men.
Photos From Our April Cancer Support Group Therapy Meeting in Astoria
What a great cancer support group meeting we had April 18th! And an incredible group of welcoming supportive ladies! Check out more photos and learn how you can join us for this free monthly meeting.
Breast Imaging Centers in Queens, New York
One of the most amazing things about living in the New York City area is the wealth of top-notch healthcare, including preventative cancer services like mammogram imaging. Whether you’re getting your first mammogram, your annual or biannual mammogram based on your doctor’s screening recommendations, or you’re looking for a diagnostic imaging center to test a suspicious lump, SHAREing & CAREing has you covered. Here are some of our top mammogram center recommendations in the Queens area.
Ashkenazi Jews & Cancer Risk
Those of Ashkenazi Jewish heritage have a 1 in 40 chance of testing positive for a BRCA gene mutation, making them more susceptible to a number of cancers. But what does being of Eastern European Jewish descent mean? And why does having Ashkenazi Jewish genetics increase your risk of cancer risk so substantially?
Photos From Our February Cancer Support Group Therapy Meeting
What a great cancer support group meeting we had February 16th! And an incredible group of welcoming supportive ladies! Check out more photos and learn how you can join us for this free monthly meeting.
Cancer Screenings: When & Who Should Get Lung, Colorectal, Cervical & Breast Cancer Tests
Confused by cancer screening recommendations? Not sure where to go for cancer screenings in Queens? As of early 2023, this article reflects the most recent and trusted recommendations of medical experts, including the American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).