Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Upload a photo of your loved one to our tribute gallery and share a little something about their life.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month gives us a dedicated time each year to reflect on the disease that affects millions of people in the United States. We have shared useful information, ways to get involved and stories of hope and heartbreak throughout the month of October on Patch. Now, we'd like to give you the chance to weigh in by honoring your loved ones who've battled the disease. Upload photos of survivors or those whose lives you'd like to remember to our tribute gallery and share a little something about them in the caption line. Our hearts go out to all of the families impacted by this disease.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The 24-year-old also is an ambassador for The Pink Fund, which helps in the fight against breast cancer.
Jaclyn Schultz, of Wyandotte, was networking in her career as a media strategist when she decided to enter the Miss Michigan pageant as a new challenge. A newcomer to pageants, Schultz was hoping to finish in the top 15. But instead, she won the crown. Schultz, 24, who works for Brogan & Partners in Birmingham, was crowned Miss Michigan USA 2013 at ceremonies in Port Huron. She was among 70 women who competed for the title of Miss Michigan USA on Sept. 29 at McMorran Theater in Port Huron. “I couldn’t believe it,” she said. “I was sobbing in all the pictures.” She was a little nervous about being in the Miss Michigan pageant, but it was more excitement on her part, Schultz said. “I channel my nerves toward it being a positive thing.” On …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer. Here are some resources around Saline to help you stay healthy.
You might be able to find help fighting breast cancer and other types of cancers at your local grocery store and fitness centers, according to the research findings of Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD. Dr. Neuhouser is a nutritional epidemiologist with a background in nutritional sciences. She is an investigator at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research is focused on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and physical activity. Some factors may prevent breast and prostate cancer and improve survivorship in those diagnosed with cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 American women will die …
Here's how you can participate, pledge support and donate to the cause in our area and beyond.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and whether you love to shop, attend events, walk or run, there are tons of different ways to support the cause. Hungry Howie’s Pizza is joining the fight against breast cancer. All pizzas will be served in bright pink boxes and Hungry Howie’s will make a donation to the National Breast CancerFoundation, Inc® for every pizza sold. Customers can also add a donation to their order. There are even more ways to spread breast cancer awareness this month by supporting national organizations that are fighting for a cure. Research centers like Susan G. Komen for the Cure are selling pink ribbon merchandise and it’s a twofer — retail therapy and donating to a cause that affects millions. You can …