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Turning the Town Pink for Breast Cancer

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Turning the Town Pink for Breast Cancer

STONY BROOK, NY, OCTOBER 1, 2014 – Yusuf Hannun, MD, Director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center, received a proclamation yesterday from Town of Brookhaven Supervisor, Ed Romaine, and Town of Brookhaven officials in recognition of “Turn the Town Pink,” a month-long community health education initiative. The proclamation helped kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

To learn more about breast health, breast cancer treatment options, the latest research and more, attend Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s free breast health educational seminars which are taking place throughout October. Visit for more information. 


From left, Donna Lent, Brookhaven Town Clerk; Valerie M. Cartright, Councilwoman, District 1; Dr. Hannun; Jane Bonner, Councilwoman, District 2; Supervisor Edward P. Romaine; Dan Panico, Deputy Supervisor/Councilman, District 6; Kevin LaValle, Councilman, District 3; and Connie Kepert, Councilwoman, District 4.

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