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The center received $1 million for the van. COURTESY OF LINDA BILY

SBU Cancer Center’s mammography van gives breast cancer screenings on the go

Erika Peters November 6, 2018
The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center of the Stony Brook Cancer Center is taking mammography screenings on the move.
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A cake from one of the Relay for Life events on campus.
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Letter to the Editor: The Cure Awaits

Adrienne Esposito February 1, 2018
The main problem here is that a school known for its incredible strides in STEM is not efficiently or effectively doing anything to promote important STEM-related and life-saving initiatives on campus.
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PHOTO CREDIT: TOM WOODWARD

It is good to look back to see how far we have come

Hunter David Frederick March 12, 2015
As anyone who has a long term goal or project will tell you, it’s important to look back and see just how far you’ve come from where you started.
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University Hospital teams up with Brookhaven to spread breast cancer awareness

Sarah Kirkup April 15, 2014
The Stony Brook University Hospital will team up with the Town of Brookhaven next October for a month-long breast cancer awareness campaign called Turn the Town Pink. The campaign will feature a series of free lectures across Brookhaven from Stony Brook doctors, who are encouraged to discuss any topic about breast cancer they choose.
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Boobs & Bras celebrates women

Arielle Martinez April 1, 2014
Stony Brook University staff members and student leaders addressed the importance of positive body image, female empowerment and breast health at an event called “Boobs & Bras” Saturday evening at the Student Activities Center.
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Pink takes over Stony Brook for breast cancer awareness month

Jacqualine Ng October 28, 2013
October is breast cancer awareness month and the Stony Brook community has shown that they will not let this pressing issue go unnoticed.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings with it a deluge of pink ribbons, which grace many objects.(PHOTO CREDIT: MCT CAMPUS)

The truth behind the pink ribbon

Hillary Steinberg October 15, 2013
Let me start out with being amazingly clear on this. I, in no way shape or form, remotely support cancer as a disease. It’s an awful, devastating thing to happen. My father died of cancer when I was seventeen after having it for five years and his mother had breast cancer twice, so in absolutely no way am I trivializing it. However, it’s now Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I feel we need address the fact that breast cancer has been reduced to a fad in our society. I want to address this even though I know my opinion will be considered unpopular.
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