Screening mammograms are recommended for women age 40 and older, but barriers such as lack of time, money or transportation prevent many women from making an appointment. Enter Stony Brook's Mobile Mammography Van.
Stony Brook celebrated a momentous milestone today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new MART building and Cancer Center. An estimated 200 supporters, government officials and staff gathered with President Stanley to tour the state-of-the-art facility, which will change the future of cancer care.
Chef, author, Native American foods historian and photographer Lois Ellen Frank will be the special guest at this educational seminar, food sampling and book signing on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 1 p.m. in SAC Ballroom A.
Yusuf Hannunfocuses on studying basic mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis and therapeutics. He is an expert in cancer genetics and is an internationally recognized leader in the study of bioactive lipids (fatty molecules that play important roles in the behavior of cells) and how disorders in their mechanisms play important roles in cancer. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his research.