ECMC Welcomes Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Sandra Lee, and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul
ECMC President & CEO Tom Quatroche, Jr., PhD was proud to help welcome Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Sandra Lee and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul for the conclusion of the final leg of the state’s first-ever breast cancer motorcycle ride – touring upstate New York and riding through the Capital Region, Mohawk Valley, Central New York, the Finger Lakes and Western New York.
The ride supported the Governor’s comprehensive “Get Screened, No Excuses” campaign, which marks the nation’s most aggressive effort to eliminate barriers to treatment, remove insurance hurdles and expand access to life-saving screenings. The ECMC Foundation’s Mobile Mammography Unit was invited to participate in the event, helping to raise awareness on the importance of early breast cancer screening and treatment.
Since ECMC Foundation’s Mobile Mammography Coach was launched in 2012:
- 9376 women have been screened on the coach
- 21 women were found to have breast cancer
- 987 women were identified as needing additional diagnostic imaging and case management after coach screening