Tag: breast cancer

More than 350 Bay Area breast cancer survivors form a symbolic human pink ribbon on the field before the Oakland Athletics take on the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. The event was part of the 17th annual Oakland A's Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The A's announced that more than $75,000 was raised. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Why you should double-check before donating

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Monthβ€”a month dedicated to fighting the most common cancer detected in women. According to the Mayo Clinic, death rates for breast cancer have been declining in recent years due to increased awareness, earlier detection and more funding for research. While no cure yet exists, breast cancer is treated through surgery and extensive chemotherapy and radiation, […]

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Not My Daughter, a race for a cure

Not My Daughter, a race for a cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Β For the Sparrow family, this means banding together to raise money to help find a cure for this terrible disease that has claimed the lives of millions.Β Kristen Sparrow is a 12th grader and her sister Erica is a 10th grader at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High SchoolΒ Along with their mother Lauren, they have been members of […]

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