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Thiele Reminds Women That Mammographies Save Lives

Originally Posted: April 23, 2012

Sag Harbor - New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (I, D, WF-Sag Harbor) has joined with the Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer
Hotline and Support Program in their annual Mother's Day campaign to urge women to get mammograms.

"Mother's Day is a significant time to remind women to get mammograms," says Assemblyman Thiele. "I hope that this Mother's Day women will take the time to make an appointment for a mammogram. Early detection is still the best tool we have in fighting breast cancer."

For more information and to locate an accredited mammography facility nearby, call the Adelphi New York Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program at 1-800-877-8077. Callers can also get emotional support from the hotline's specially trained volunteers, most of who are women who have had breast cancer.

The hotline, established in 1980, is a project of the Adelphi University School of Social Work on Long Island. All services are free.

For more information, click here.

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