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SYRACUSE — With 20 flights of stairs and 338 steps at 331 feet, the State Tower is the tallest building in Central New York.  Area residents are being asked to join the fight against pediatric … more
OLD FORGE — Enchanted Forest Water Safari, the state’s largest water theme park, has made a donation of $2,750 to the American Cancer Society in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Like many children of the late ‘70s and ’80s, Michael Landon’s TV shows “Little House on the Prairie” and “Highway to Heaven” were appointment viewing for Barry … more
UTICA — Local artist, Keren Vita, presented a check for more than $8,100 to the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Breast Care Center to support women who may need financial assistance for their … more
The Joseph Michael Chubbuck Foundation based in Rome assists cancer patients of all ages and cancer types. The JMCF has assisted more than 700 patients for a total exceeding $280,000 since 2015. The … more
“He will always be with us.” Nicholas Iannotti was only 18-years-old when he was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a bone cancer known more commonly to strike young boys and girls. He fought two … more
FORESTPORT — Dawn Pfendler, of Forestport, had her first breast cancer diagnosis on June 13, 2017. I know this date as I wrote about her story back then. She became part of the grim statistics — … more
Since 1982, the Bassett Healthcare Network Cancer Center in Cooperstown and Cancer Institute at FoxCare in Oneonta, has drawn from a “United Spirit” in providing care and support to Central New … more
“Treat each patient individually with care, expertise and professionalism exemplified by our team of Board Certified physicians.” This is the philosophy of the Breast Care Center (BCC) at … more
Hey, Mohawk Valley — the American Cancer Society asks you to join the movement and get screened for cancer! The pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives — and that includes our choices … more
In October, we raise awareness about breast cancer and the importance of getting screened for this disease.   Sadly, over 16,400 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and about 2,500 women die from … more
Do we all worry about getting cancer? Hasn’t it affected someone close to you in some way? My mother survived breast cancer twice. Two friends succumbed to ovarian cancer. Another very young friend … more
According to Global Cancer Statistics 2020, for the first time ever, female breast cancer has surpassed lung cancer as the most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide.  This year, Clinton Tractor is … more
UTICA — In a study of 32 community health centers across the U.S., researchers found that breast cancer screening rates from 2019 to 2020 dropped by 8%, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Even … more
PROSPECT — A wine and dessert tasting is planned for Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Prospect Falls Winery. The Corks for a Cure event is to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and is sponsored by … more
WILLIAMSVILLE — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, is partnering with Shuman Farms to support Breast Cancer Awareness. … more
ONEIDA — After Jessica’s Heroes 5K Walk and Run, the Jessica’s Heroes Foundation has raised more than $62,000 to help local people battle cancer. “The people that were there were excited to … more
UTICA — The pandemic saw everyone struggle, but those fighting cancer, like Utica resident Mary Priore saw a battle like none other. At 60 years old, Priore is a lifelong resident of Utica with … more
For one Boonville resident, an annual breast cancer awareness event has become a family tradition. For the 26th year in a row, Penny Ford and a team of about a dozen of her loved ones will … more
NEW YORK MILLS — In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, several local law enforcement agencies are adding a dash of pink to their uniforms. Pink patches and badges have become a new tradition … more
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