Pretty In Pink: U of O Duck Store

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks will be sporting pink on the football field against Washington State on Saturday for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fans can get in on the action as well. The Duck Store has a brand new display of all its newest pink gear and accessories. You can also show your support by … Continue reading »

Ducks to Don Pink for Cancer Awareness

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information Oregon Ducks Stand United To Support the Fight Against Women’s Cancers Pink uniform details pay tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness; pink helmets to be auctioned in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. EUGENE, Ore.– Coming together in support of a common cause, the University of Oregon will rally a larger … Continue reading »

Interview: Race for the Cure

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s not too late to sign up for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure happening Sunday at Autzen Stadium. Anyone who wants to participate can register online through Thursday as well as in person the day of the event. So far, 94 teams are registered. The goal is to raise … Continue reading »

Woman Advocates for Cancer Screening

EUGENE, Ore. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and here’s a fact: 1 in 8 women will be affected by this disease in their lifetime. That includes Deena Pederson. She’s a mother of six who makes homemade meals, grows fresh vegetables, and homeschools her daughter. Every day is a whirlwind, but in 2010 it … Continue reading »

Firefighters Go Pink for Breast Cancer

CRESWELL, Ore. — October is breast cancer awareness month and an unexpected group is going pink. Members of the South Lane County Fire and Rescue Team traded their navy shirts for pink ones for the whole month. The division chief says breast cancer is more than just a women’s disease. “I still think that some … Continue reading »

Women Get Free Breast Cancer Screenings

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 100 Lane County women received free breast cancer screenings, thanks to a $25,000 grant and a matching contribution from the Oregon Medical Group. The women benefiting from the program go through Cascade Health Solutions’ low-cost clinic for the uninsured, and then they’re referred to Oregon Medical Group for their mammogram. … Continue reading »

Pink Firetrucks Raise Cancer Awareness

EUGENE, Ore — A fleet of pink firetrucks will be making their way through Eugene on Monday. It’s part of the “Cares Enough To Wear Pink” and the “Pink Heals” movement, bringing awareness and raising money for breast cancer. If you would like to see the trucks, they’ll be making a quick stop at the Valley … Continue reading »