Cubs Honor Breast Cancer Survivors At Annual “Pink Out” Game

The sea of blue that takes over the Friendly Confines for every Cubs home game was mixed with some pink during Sunday night’s game against the Yankees. “It’s an impressive show of support,” said Dr. Heidi Memmel, surgical director of the Caldwell Breast Center at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Advocate Health Care sponsored #PinkOut, an…

Giving breast cancer patients an added wellness boost

One year after beating breast cancer, Sue Weldon met a young woman who was about to begin treatment. The woman marveled at how healthy Weldon looked and apparently felt. Weldon said it was no accident: During treatment, she’d created her own healing plan, spending about $6,000 out-of-pocket on nontraditional treatments, including yoga and acupuncture. The…

Hooters Raises More Than $725,000 in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Hooters today announced it raised more than $725,000 this October by asking America to #GiveAHoot in the fight against breast cancer during its month-long fundraising campaign in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The 2016 Give A Hoot campaign directly benefits the V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding…

Surviving Breast Cancer not once but three times…

How does one survive cancer not once but three times? Hard to say but as you watch this story maybe hope can be found for others. Cancer is a beast..it does not care if you are mother or just starting out in life. Yet one can still live a full life each day as they…

Students welcome back teacher after breast cancer treatment

Jill Bass planned for a leisurely first day back teaching at Rowlett Academy for Arts and Communication on Monday morning. The 35-year-old single mother returned to her third-grade classroom for the first time in five weeks after recovering from surgery due to breast cancer. Last week, she chatted with the other teachers on her team…

Local artist battling breast cancer surrounded by support

A local art teacher diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year has found strength and support from a slew of local artists and people she didn’t even know.Medford resident Tika Nicole Weeks, owner of Visions of Wonderland art studio, began battling breast cancer in May. The 42-year-old is finishing a 16-session round of chemotherapy, and…

Oxidine celebrates life as she battles cancer

Source: Independent Tribune / Erin Kidd Lisa Oxidine has a new outlook on life after her experience with breast cancer. She recently celebrated her 50th birthday and while some would be depressed about turning half-of-a-century old, Oxidine said it was a blessing since she has been living with terminal cancer for several years. Her journey…

Revlon Celebrates Continued Contribution to Eradicate Breast Cancer for Good

Revlon is proud to announce that it has made a $1 million donation to the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program to continue their groundbreaking research in hope to eradicate cancer for good. The donation was made by Revlon Chairman Ronald O. Perelman and Revlon CEO Fabian Garcia at their annual philanthropic luncheon in support of…

Oklahoma man urges breast cancer screening for men after personal diagnosis

Source: Fox News Four years ago, Anthoney Merka’s wife and daughter were trying to tickle him when his wife suddenly stopped because she thought she felt something. Six months later, Merka went to the doctor, where he was diagnosed with breast cancer. “Breast cancer … I didn’t think guys could get breast cancer,” Merka told…