Lieutenant Governor and State Health Commissioner to Kick Off New York's Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign
Albany, September 24, 1999 – In an effort to increase the survival rate of women with ovarian cancer and their awareness of symptoms, Lieutenant Governor Mary Donohue and State Health Commissioner, Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H. will kick off New York State's Annual Sew For Survival Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign next week. This year's event, hosted by the Governor's Ovarian Cancer Information Advisory Council, will be held on Monday, September 27, 1999 at 12:00 p.m. in the State Capitol, Room 250 (Blue Room).
- Lieutenant Governor Mary Donohue, Keynote Speaker.
- State Health Commissioner Antonia C. Novello, M.D., M.P.H.
- Carol L. Brown, M.D., Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center,
- Chair, Governor's Ovarian Cancer Information Advisory Council.
- Members of the Ovarian Cancer Information Advisory Council.
- Ovarian Cancer Awareness Campaign and announcement of funding for community–based outreach programs to promote women's health. National Sew for Survival Quilt will be displayed.
- State Capitol, Room 250 (Blue Room).
- Monday, September 27, 1999
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- To increase the survival rate of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer through community outreach and educational efforts.