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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Top National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Articles

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  • What's behind the pink of Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

    What's behind the pink of Breast Cancer Awareness Month?
    Welcome to October, the official Breast Cancer Awareness Month — and the unofficial breast cancer marketing month. Pink is the new green, and we’ve seen what happens to that. Green-brag has found its way everywhere. The name for a...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men

    Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men
    They found each other in a sea of pink — two Connecticut men, made brothers by their shared experience. Now they're fighting back against the disease that brought them together and some of the ignorance about it. Bill Becker was diagnosed with...
  • Community: Awareness is main ingredient at Benefit Bake

    Community: Awareness is main ingredient at Benefit Bake
    A group of local teens came up with a delicious way to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. They baked scrumptious cupcakes, cake pops, cookies and pastries and sold them at Verdugo Park on Sunday morning. Items were displayed beautifully on...
  • Sharing the path to recovery

     Sharing the path to recovery
    For Lisa Early, getting a mammogram at age 40 was just a casual thought, and she didn't follow through. Years passed, and the thought became a whisper. Eventually it turned into a throbbing yell when she started seeing less than subtle signs from the...
  • Lori Allen thanks her fans in updated Say Yes to the Cure: Lori’s Fight Oct. 4 on TLC

     
    Last October, stunned Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta fans tuned in to watch Say Yes to the Cure: Lori’s Fight, an emotional, no-punches-pulled special that followed the series’ beloved star Lori Allen¬†as she embarked on an exhausting yearlong...
  • TLC to air updated Say Yes To The Cure: Lori’s Fight Oct. 4

     
    In honor of next month's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, TLC has announced that it will air an updated version of Say Yes to the Cure: Lori's Fight, the Oct. 2012 special that documented Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta and Say Yes to the Dress:...
  • 3-D mammograms offer clearer view of breast cancer

    3-D mammograms offer clearer view of breast cancer
    Mary Shallcross is positioned in the 3D digitial mamography machine to have breast tomosynthesis at the Women's Imaging Center at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. Photo by Amy Beth Bennett. Bringing life-like detail to a hospital near you: the...
  • Celebrating the sisterhood of survival

    Celebrating the sisterhood of survival
    Four women, each with her own story of survival, came together to raise breast cancer awareness at a recent Professional Women’s Alliance luncheon in Coral Springs. Tears where shed as they told stories aimed at bringing hope to women fighting the...
  • Establishing the pink ribbon symbol

    Establishing the pink ribbon symbol
    The pink ribbon has been synonymous with breast cancer for years. Nowadays, people rarely think twice when they see pink ribbons, having grown accustomed to the pink ribbon and what it symbolizes. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been celebrated each...
  • Stiletto Strut project melds art with awareness

    Stiletto Strut project melds art with awareness
    For two women, art is an integral part of life. From designing, to painting and creating, art is part of them – and, in their own ways, so is breast cancer. Plantation resident Judy Polstra has had many breast cancer scares in the last few years,...