Witness Project © of Long Island

Principal Investigator Elinor R. Schoenfeld, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator John S. Kovach, MD

Aim : To develop a project for Long Island to educate African American women about breast cancer, breast health; to provide a network to assist in the obtainment of mammograms and treatment for the disease, when appropriate.

Overview : The Witness Project © is a health program for African-American women conducted   in churches and community centers to educate women about breast health, breast cancer and encourage obtainment of regular screening mammograms.  developed by the University of Arkansas, Cancer Research Center.  The Witness Project ©of Long Island is a collaborative effort of the Long Island Cancer Center at Stony Brook, the Town of Babylon and other community groups.

See the National Witness Project Website

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