Stories tagged with: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 6, 2015 - 5:07pm
7 weeks 2 days ago

A local salon and day spa is doing their part to honor breast cancer awareness month.

Employees at 'One Mane Place' salon and day spa will be sporting pink attire and even pink wigs to show their support for the entire month of October and even their customers have played a role by giving donations. You can even purchase raffle tickets at the salon to be entered to win a gift certificate and a spa package at One Mane Place.

"We are proud to represent the 'Strides for Life'...

September 22, 2015 - 3:42pm
9 weeks 2 days ago

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the United States, and other than skin cancer, is the second leading cause of death.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The American Cancer Society is asking the community to come together to finish the fight. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K is back in Zanesville on October 10.

"This is the second year, last year we had over 650 participants and we raised right around $28,000 last year, we...

October 3, 2014 - 4:55pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

The stylists at One Mane Place are looking pretty in pink through the month of October.

The purpose is to raise awareness on about breast cancer during the month of October. Jill Mahan, hair stylist at One Mane Place told us how they came up with the colorful idea.

"We came up with the idea because a dear friend of mine went through breast cancer this past year and each one of us in here has been effected by somebody in their life who's had breast cancer. So one of my...

October 15, 2013 - 4:26pm
2 years 6 weeks 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 - 4:26pm
2 years 7 weeks 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 - 5:00pm
3 years 7 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 - 5:08pm
4 years 7 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 - 7:39pm
4 years 7 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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