Cancer survivor, nonprofit founder honored as Suffolk's 2022 Woman of Distinction

A breast cancer survivor was chosen as Suffolk County's 2022 annual Woman of Distinction.

News 12 Staff

Mar 30, 2022, 9:58 PM

Updated 844 days ago

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A breast cancer survivor was chosen as Suffolk County's 2022 annual Woman of Distinction.
Maria Teresa Romero, founder of the nonprofit organization Latina Sister Support, was honored Wednesday.
Her nonprofit works to resolve disparities in access to quality health care and breast cancer awareness among the Hispanic-Latina women and their families.
Romero has funded the nonprofit with her own money and from anonymous donations.


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