Team Effort at Brooklyn Parishes to Battle Cancer

Thanksgiving weekend is a time to take stock of all the blessings God has bestowed upon us and to do exactly what the holiday’s name says to do – give thanks. However, for one Brooklyn family, the events of the past few months have cast a shadow over God’s blessings. But even so, it has […]

St. Ephrem’s Clinic Always a ‘Swish’ (with video)

In what has become a winter tradition, St. Ephrem’s parish, Dyker Heights, hosted the third annual “Swish for Kids” basketball classic Jan. 19 in the school’s gymnasium. The men’s basketball teams from St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, and the College of Mount St. Vincent, the Bronx, played a scrimmage, held relay races and taught basketball […]

Xaverian Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

                With October being National Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, football teams raised $2,500 on Oct. 19 to support research efforts at the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute in Somerville, N.J. Members of the varsity and junior varsity teams accented the traditional Clipper blue and […]

St. John’s to Host Dribble for the Cure

St. John’s University, Jamaica, and the Red Storm men’s and women’s basketball teams will join with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Sept. 28 for the third annual Dribble for the Cure. The mission is to harness the energy of the college basketball teams in an effort to galvanize youth and the community in the fight […]

Avoid Cancer Through Diet and Lifestyle

Dear Dr. Garner, I hear all the time on television about the benefit of certain foods, like green tea and broccoli. Can you give me a list of foods that are good to prevent cancer and foods that might cause me to be more likely to get cancer? I try to eat the right things, […]