Stories tagged with: Breast Cancer Awareness

September 17, 2011 - 10:11pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

October is nearly here- Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but some local women aren't wasting anytime spreading the word.

One of the most common cancers among women in the United States. Nurse Michele Hankinson emphasizes not only  the importance of regular screening but fellowship as well.

"I think the word cancer itself is scary," said Hankinson. "I think it's a great opportunity for these women, especially Kathy to share her story and let them know, hey I'm a...

June 12, 2011 - 5:08pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

A Newark business is doing its part to help raise awareness of Breast Cancer...
 

In honor of those who have struggled with the illness, Wilson's Garden Center in Newark held their first ever 'Pink Day.' The goal was to raise awareness and encourage women to get mammograms regularly. It hits home for the owner of Wilson's who lost two family members to the disease.
 

"Well, Breast Cancer is near and dear to a lot of people's hearts," says Wilson's...

April 18, 2011 - 5:35pm
3 years 13 weeks ago

One local softball team is hitting the field for a good cause. “Turn the hill pink” is the motto for the West Muskingum Middle School softball girls, who are hosting a breast cancer awareness game tomorrow against Philo. Coordinator of the event, Michelle Cardiel, says it's a day of fun, for a good cause.

“They're very excited, we had t-shirts made, we did pre-ordered shirts, and we made $800 just selling t-shirts” she says.

In order to prepare for the...

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