breast cancer

Finally, A "Pinktober" Fundraiser That’s Growing On Me

I’m already missing the summer months. I’m an avid gardener and I had a wonderful flower garden this year. You know when everything clicks? That was me this past summer. I live outside of Boston, and we got a nice balance of rain and sun so everything came up roses. But don’t take my word …

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Fighting Breast Cancer One Tutu At A Time

Editor’s Note: Today’s the last day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and with this blog post by Margie Clayman, we wrap up our series about people making waves and changing the way we think about breast cancer. PinkGiving has proven to be a great campaign, where–with the help of thousands of fans–we achieved our 50,000 …

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Deconstruction Before Reconstruction: Tyesha’s Battle with Breast Cancer

“I have a strong history of cancer on the maternal side of my family,” Tyesha Love says. “When my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was identified as a carrier of the breast cancer gene. I got tested, and learned I was positive for the BRCA 1 mutation.” Knowing that breast cancer ran in …

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Awareness vs. Fundraising: NFL's Crucial Catch Campaign

When you think of the fight against breast cancer, probably one of the first things you think about is the color pink. Especially in October, which is breast cancer awareness month, the color pink shows up everywhere to remind people that we need to find a cure for this troubling disease. Among the places that …

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