Stories tagged with: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 15, 2013 - 5:26pm
38 weeks 1 day ago

A survivor and supporter of breast cancer is inviting the community to help raise money for an area physician.

Cindy Hairston is no stranger to the disease that The American Cancer Society says will take the life of 40,000 women this year

"It's really a unique story, that is why I brought my daughter and my mother,” said Hairston. “The night that I was giving birth to her, mother was in the next unit, get breast cancer biopsy. So she was brought into the earth,...

October 3, 2013 - 5:26pm
39 weeks 6 days ago

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Genesis Hospital wants to talk to the public about the disease.

Breast cancer is curable. It can be treated in various ways especially of it is detected early. Specialist say that women should check for abnormalities in the breast once a month while they are in the shower.

"If you feel a lump if you notice any pain or tenderness in the breast any redness in the skin or pimples on the skin those are all things that should...

October 7, 2012 - 6:00pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Players on the Maysville pee-wee and biddy league football teams were decked out in pink to support a Zanesville woman battling breast cancer.

32-year-old Stephanie Nethers was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in May.  She's been working to raise money for her fellow survivors ever since.

A crew of volunteers sold baked goods and bracelets during the games against Sheridan.  All of the proceeds from Saturday's games and Friday's Maysville High School football...

October 10, 2011 - 6:08pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

A Zanesville business is trying to kick breast cancer to the curb.

It's hard to miss the pink dumpster at Sidwell Materials on Maysville Pike.  Jennie Sidwell said the dumpster will move around the community so more people can see it.

"I like pink, and I like pink to be seen and remind everybody what pink stands for - finding a cure for breast cancer," said Sidwell.  "I had the idea, and it became a reality."

Sidwell said she took a...

October 6, 2011 - 8:39pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

Area firefighters are thinking pink and supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Falls Township Fire Department is selling t-shirts to raise money for the Cancer Coalition.  Firefighters will trade in their button-down shirts for custom breast cancer t-shirts, and medics will perform examinations wearing pink gloves.  Captain Andy Keck said the fire department is trying to help local breast cancer patients.

"Through the fire department, we're out there each...

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