Last October, an 8-year-old boy named Jacob Shelsey from Lanesborough, MA, dyed his hair pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jacob explains that, "I like doing it for breast cancer awareness, and it's my favorite color." He recently wanted to do it again, so his older sister, Courtney, drove him to the salon. Show More Summary
A breast cancer awareness organization that focuses on helping young women hired a former Planned Parenthood leader as its CEO this month. Bright Pink, which encourages early detection and prevention of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, announced the hire Monday in a news release. Its new CEO, Katie Thiede, is the former vice […]
Anyone watching Sunday’s Thursday Night Special on Christmas has likely noticed the pink mouthpiece being worn by Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. The deviation from the uniform, permitted during Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, violates the rules in December. It’s a minor point, but for the fact that the league has in recent weeks has…
The NFL will shift its focus to raise awareness of all types of cancer during the month of October. In the NFL, the month of October has become intrinsically connected to breast cancer awareness. Everything is pink or accented with pink, from players’ cleats to towels to the gear coaching staff wears on the sideline. Show More Summary
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SELF spoke to young women with breast cancer about what's it's like to battle the disease in their prime.
The U.S. and Israeli air forces are making headlines in October for painting jet fighters pink to raise awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but here is the context for how Israel treats actual cancer patients if they happen to live in the besieged Gaza Strip. Not everyone is buying this most literal example of pinkwashing.
Did you know that during the month of October you can help save lives by mapping your travel routes? In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MapQuest is turning pink and putting their money where their routes are with Maps for Mammos. Show More Summary
Many think that breast cancer, not heart disease, is the leading cause of death in women. A recent study says one reason might be the success of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all month long, Marlow’s Tavern locations in Georgia are turning on the pink with a special Banh Mi Chicken Wrap filled with grilled or fried soy-glazed chicken, Napa cabbage, pickled veggies, fresh cilantro and firecracker sauce -- all bundled in a pink tortilla. Show More Summary
Obama says his Affordable Care Act "has given millions of women expanded access" to screening.
Americas A Grumman F9F-8 Cougar on the flight deck of USS Lexington Museum has been painted pink for the month October. The new paint job is in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, the retired Navy fighter won’t stay pink forever, as a special procedure — applying liquid dishwashing soap to the latex paint […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Roughly 300,000+ new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. in 2016 (breastcancer.org). Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women, with skin cancer ranking number two. Unfortunately, four-time cancer survivor Kym Martin, MBA, CNC, CFTknows [...]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Weight Watchers has collaborated with the American Cancer Society to spread the word with Project L.I.F.T. Their mission is to help breast cancer survivors live long and healthy lives by offering support, inspiration, and education for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. Show More Summary
October is here once again, and I'm reminded that it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To be aware of breast cancer means that you're mindful and conscious of the possibility of getting this disease, which affects one in eight women.Show More Summary
Meet Maggie Kudirka. Some of you may know her from the Social Media movement, Bald Ballerina. Maggie is a 23 year old ballet dancer, who was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer 2 months ago. If you have not seen her Facebook page, or don't yet follow her on Instagram/Twitter (@BaldBallerina), you really should. Show More Summary
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
All breast cancer organizations do not operate alike. Check this list of charities before you decide where to donate. The post Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Where will my donation make the biggest impact? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
One particular hoodie supports October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Continue reading…
GNCC goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month runs through the end of October, a myriad of restaurants and bars have curated eats and drinks to benefit cancer research. In its 31st year, the campaign was founded in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society and the pharmaceutical division of Imperial Chemical...