breast cancer

New law to help breast cancer detection
Health Cristabelle Tumola 7/26/2012 at 4:41PM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Monday that requires mammography services to inform patients if dense breast tissue is found during an exam. The law was created to help improve breast cancer detection. Studies have shown that women with dense breast tissue may have a higher risk of developing the disease. It also makes it [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/26/2012 at 8:07AM

Judge Rules Synagogue Terror Plot Case Will Move Forward  A judge will allow the criminal case against a Queens man accused of plotting to blow up synagogues around the city to go forward. Lawyers representing Ahmed Ferhani, 26, were asking the judge to dismiss the case, arguing the charges against him are based on insufficient evidence [...]

Free lectures on breast health
Health Toni Cimino 10/12/2011 at 11:55AM

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, New York Hospital Queens will be offering free lectures about breast health and cancer at The Bay Terrace shopping center in Bayside. Upcoming speakers and dates will be: *Tuesday, October 18 at 6 p.m.– Susan Lee, M.D. Acting Director, Breast Center, New York Hospital Queens, will present a [...]