From Sidewalks to Science: An On-Route Look at Komen’s Research with Dr. Maria Soledad Sosa

Opening Ceremonies

Dr. Sosa, can you tell us a bit about what led you to do breast cancer research?

My mom was diagnosed with ER+ breast cancer 18 years ago. 831 more words


Covering Up The Causes of Breast Cancer Since 1985: AstraZeneca's BCAM

Did you know that AstraZeneca, manufacturer of two blockbuster breast cancer drugs (one of which is classified as a known human carcinogen), is behind Breast Cancer Awareness Month? 1,060 more words


Dear Doctor, My cancer has spread.

A week had passed since the mastectomy, there was still no follow up appointment arranged. “Call them and find out what’s going on! Maybe they have forgotten to make your appointment?” I urged. 1,101 more words


Dear Doctor, The mastectomy recovery was difficult...

“You need to get yourself off the trolley and on to the bed” the nurse said. I couldn’t move. I wanted to do it but after several attempts I just couldn’t lift myself up. 2,547 more words


City Council turns Irving Pink, recognizes achievements

Originally posted: Oct. 3

During the preamble to the city council meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21, Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer along with Irving Fire Chief Conley announced a proclamation stating Irving will participate in “Turn Irving Pink.” 152 more words

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Bringing the magic back!

Today I was reminded of the joy in the holiday season. The past two weeks have been rough for me. I have been in a “funk” for lack of a better word. 761 more words

Did we scare away the cancer scare?

October is usually associated with Halloween(especially for a mother of two toddlers) but lately pink has overtaken the orange spookiness, attributable to enthusiastic Breast Cancer Awareness drive. 489 more words