2010-08-27 / Community

Arverne Cancer Support, HealthLink Sponsors Free Mammograms

By Miriam Rosenberg

In picture at right, Jacqueline McMikle – left, the president of the Arverne Cancer Support Group, speaks with two mammogram patients in front of the mobile mammography van provided by American-Italian Cancer Foundation.  In picture at right, Jacqueline McMikle – left, the president of the Arverne Cancer Support Group, speaks with two mammogram patients in front of the mobile mammography van provided by American-Italian Cancer Foundation. With 30 women scheduled for mammograms, and several walk-ups, the Arverne Cancer Support Group’s health fair last Saturday was deemed a success. The health fair was run in conjunction with the Queens Library’s HealthLink.
It wasn’t just a health fair. It was a barbeque as well. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg It wasn’t just a health fair. It was a barbeque as well. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg
Arverne Cancer Support’s Barbara Crawford, far left; McMikle, far right; and the Queens Library HealthLink’s Tamara Michel welcome visitors to the table for Sarah’s Warriors. Arverne Cancer Support’s Barbara Crawford, far left; McMikle, far right; and the Queens Library HealthLink’s Tamara Michel welcome visitors to the table for Sarah’s Warriors.
St. John Episcopal Hospital’s Maria Fedoseva, McMikle, and Peninsula Hospital Center’s Liz Sulik and Seema Amid pose for a photo as a health fair visitor waits for her pressure to be checked. St. John Episcopal Hospital’s Maria Fedoseva, McMikle, and Peninsula Hospital Center’s Liz Sulik and Seema Amid pose for a photo as a health fair visitor waits for her pressure to be checked.

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