Volleyball: Cooper's Dig Pink fundraising efforts rank #3 in nation, #1 in Texas

The John Cooper School volleyball team’s fundraising efforts for breast cancer research ranked them the #3 high school in the country and #1 in Texas, according to the Side-Out Foundation/Dig Pink®. 24 more words


P.I.N.K. Fashion Show: Honoring those who have been affected by Breast Cancer

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Chances are you probably know someone who has either died, survived or is currently fighting breast cancer.

It’s a disease that affects thousands of men and women every year including right here in the Wabash Valley. 384 more words


Tell It by Gia Scott-Heron

(to all the of fallen and to all of the survivors)

Before I knew cancer was a disease, to me it was the most Northern circle of latitude on this planet. 480 more words


"Breast Cancer Has No Face"

Today marks two years since my younger sister’s passing due to cancer.  It’s not easier, as some assured me it would be.  Every day I think about her. 370 more words


Pink Toilet Paper

My youngest had just turned five when I took her grocery shopping with me one October day. As we rounded the corner to the paper products aisle, her eyes lit up. 438 more words

Breast cancer sufferer branded a 'sick freak' for wearing booby hat in supermarket

Legions of social media users have rallied to support an anonymous breast cancer sufferer after she was labelled a ‘sick freak’ at a supermarket.

The anonymous woman, from Saffron Walden in Essex, wrote a letter to her local newspaper in which she explained how she had been branded a ‘sick freak’ in her local Tesco after wearing a hat in the shape of a breast – an attempt to raise awareness of the disease. 216 more words


Lisa's Recurrence: How I Faced the Unexpected

by Lisa McVey, client of Breast Cancer Resource Centers

Anyone who has been diagnosed with a disease like cancer can tell you, when you hear the diagnosis time stops, glass shatters, your hearing goes void and your brain scrambles to try to make sense of the limited information received before your hearing went void. 483 more words

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