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Mental Health & Breast Cancer

by Zahel Nasari | Sep 27, 2022

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment can bring a variety of feelings, including anxiety and depression. This can affect a person's physical health as well as psychological well-being. It can feel overwhelming to manage side effects and fatigue, all while...

About Dr. Karen Kostroff & her relationship with BCCF

by Zahel Nasari | Jan 30, 2022

Dr. Karen Michele Kostroff (MD) is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in New Hyde Park, NY, and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. She is one of New York’s most renowned breast cancer surgeons and is presently Chief of Breast Surgery for the North Shore...

BCC Collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering

by Amina Nasari & Zahel Nasari | Dec 30, 2021

The Breast Cancer Comfort Foundation is proud to announce its most recent collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering, NYC’s largest cancer treatment center. CUNY School of Medicine students who are members of the American Medical Women’s Association...

9th Annual Pink Cans 4 Cancer Fundraising Event

by Ann Guarascio | Nov 12, 2021

Treasurer Ann Guarascio and Volunteer Sara Guarascio attended the 9th Annual Pink Cans 4 Cancer fundraising event on November 8 at Bar Grazie Cantina, Massapequa NY. We welcome the opportunity to forge relationships with like regional organizations...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2021

by Maeryam Nasari & Zahel Nasari | Sep 01, 2021

On October 17th, 2021, the Breast Cancer Comfort Foundation (BCCF) will be joining the American Cancer Society in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. The event will take place at Jones Beach Field 5 from 7:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Due to the coronavirus pandemic...

How We Started and What We Do

by Alaha Nasari | Jan 17, 2021

Nearly five years ago, Breast Cancer Comfort was founded by survivor Deborah Cavolo. Like many other women, Debi felt there was an absence of community and conversation about breast cancer. Women diagnosed with breast cancer face issues that significantly impact their...

The Road to Recovery

by Alaha Nasari | May 25, 2020

Ever since the declaration of a national emergency in March, daily life in the United States has been changing rapidly with the spread of the coronavirus. States have mandated strict guidelines including orders to stay home and the cancellation of activities and large...

A Recipe for Successful Coping

by Alaha Nasari | Apr 6, 2020

Schools have closed, the economy is in decline, and health-care professionals are struggling to deal with the shortage of medical supplies. For anyone reading the news, these facts are just a grim reminder of the unfortunate situation our world is currently in. The...

It's Not Too Late To Donate!!!

by Debi Cavolo | Dec 31, 2019

It is never too late to give and now would be a great time! Help us to continue our work with women and men undergoing treatment for breast cancer. With your donation we will provide someone with a “comfort basket, bag or chemo comfort” and can even put...

What to do when the end of the year is here and you are not ready

by Debi Cavolo | Dec 15, 2019

2019 will be leaving us soon and I for one am not ready!! I just got used to the fact that New Years Day was over and I would now have to correct every date by putting a 9 instead of an 8. Valentines day has passed? When exactly was that because I must have blinked. I...

Hicksville High School senior raises awareness for breast cancer

by Ann Guarascio | Oct 24, 2019

A big big thank you! With a new school year having officially started in September, Breast Cancer Comfort Foundation is looking forward to the wonderful endeavors that will be taken by students who dedicate their time as volunteers to support our cause. Located in the...

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