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GPS Tracking Devices in Clothing Donation Bins Lead to Arrests

December 27, 2011

Breast Cancer Help, Inc. has announced that two clothing donation bins that were reported stolen have been recovered. Both bins were equipped with a Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) tracking device that enabled officers from the Suffolk County Police Department to locate the bins and arrest two men in connection with stealing the bins and selling the collected clothing for their own personal financial gain.

Evelyn Phelps Says New Breast Cancer Drugs Bring Promise for Survivors

December 8, 2011

Evelyn Phelps, Founder, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says women who have survived breast cancer have hope, now that two recent studies revealed that two drugs have proven to be effective in the fight against breast cancer by holding off the disease for extended periods of time.

Breast Cancer Help, Inc. Says Closure of Suffolk County Office of Cancer Awareness and Environmental Assessment Will Affect Cancer Survivors, Provide No Relief for Taxpayers

November 21, 2011

Evelyn Phelps, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says the Suffolk County Legislature’s approval of a resolution to eliminate the Office of Cancer Awareness and Environmental Assessment means that the county is doing away with a vital service for breast cancer survivors and the money the Legislature purports to be saved will, in the end, amount to nothing.

Evelyn Phelps Comments on Passing of Evelyn H. Lauder

November 14, 2011

Evelyn Phelps, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says the passing of Evelyn H. Lauder means she has lost an ally in the fight against breast cancer.

Evelyn Phelps Says Study Linking Alcohol and Breast Cancer Should Look into Other Contributing Factors That Play a Role in This Disease

November 2, 2011

Evelyn Phelps, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says a recent study which links alcohol intake to developing breast cancer may need further research, stating that Europeans consume plenty of wine, yet there is no indication of an increased risk in breast cancer overseas, and other factors besides alcohol may contribute to the increased risk of breast cancer.

Evelyn Phelps Welcomes 3-D Breast Imaging Technology to Long Island

July 12, 2011

Evelyn Phelps, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says she welcomes the latest breast cancer imaging technology to Long Island and urges all women to take advantage of this technological development and go for early detection.

Breast Cancer Help, Inc. Supports NYS Attorney General’s Actions to Close Coalition Against Breast Cancer

June 30, 2011

Evelyn Phelps, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says she supports New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s actions to shut down the Coalition Against Breast Cancer and that organizations such as those which raise money under false pretenses do not represent legitimate breast cancer organizations.

Breast Cancer Help, Inc. and The Long Island Cancer Help and Wellness Center Celebrate Grand Opening of New Bay Shore Facility

June 27, 2011

On June 17, Breast Cancer Help, Inc. celebrated their grand opening of its Bay Shore facility located at 32 Park Avenue. Local elected officials and breast cancer survivors took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony and a tour of the organization’s new office.

Breast Cancer Help, Inc. Honors NYS Senator Owen H. Johnson at Its 16th Annual Gala and Casino Night

May 23, 2011

On May 12, Breast Cancer Help, Inc. held its 16th annual Gala and Casino Night at Sheraton Long Island in Hauppauge.

Evelyn Phelps Urges Women to Get Screened for Breast Cancer during National Women’s Health Week

May 13, 2011

Evelyn Phelps, Co-President, Breast Cancer Help, Inc., says women should make their own health a priority in conjunction with National Women’s Health Week.

Brentwood Cookoff to Fight Breast Cancer
This weekend marked the fifth iteration of the Williepalooza Barbecue Competition in Brentwood. Begun by Will Breakstone in 2006 after his mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, Williepalooza has grown from featuring just eight teams, to this year’s 26 entrants. Proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Help Inc., a non-profit organization fighting breast cancer on Long Island.

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