Breast Cancer Patients Manage Stress

(CNN) — Women who learn to manage stress early in their breast cancer treatment may improve their mood and quality of life in years to come. The study looked at 240 women who were diagnosed in the U.S. Some were sent to a one-day educational seminar, while others went to a 10-week support group. Those … Continue reading »

Bras for a Cure

EUGENE, Ore. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an event that encourages artistic flair while raising money for breast cancer treatment kicked off Tuesday evening. Colorful and creative bras were on display at Dandelions for their reveal party. The annual contest raises money for the Oregon Cancer Foundation. This year, special focus is … Continue reading »

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Event

EUGENE,  Ore — October 15 is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, also known as BRA Day.  A Eugene doctor is trying to bring attention to the options available to women coping with breast cancer. One in eight women born in the U.S. today will be diagnosed with the disease sometime during their lifetime. “Most women when … Continue reading »

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Oct. 15 is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, also known as BRA Day. A Eugene doctor is trying to bring attention to the options available to women coping with breast cancer. Toni Myers, a registered nurse with Jewell Plastic Surgery in Eugene, talked with us on KEZI 9 News Midday about this new … Continue reading »

Thousands Run the Race for the Cure

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the most common cancer among women worldwide, but on Sunday thousands put their foot down to fight breast cancer. Survivors, supporters, and family members participated in the Susan G. Komen race at Autzen Stadium. Super heroes can overcome a lot and on Sunday, some of them are taking on a big … Continue reading »

Bra Gallery Goes Pink

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A unique way to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Corvallis is with an art gallery of bras. Decorated bras were on display Wednesday at the LaSells Stewart Center. The Corvallis Clinic Foundation put on a cancer education event as part of Project H.E.R. (Help. Enlightenment. Resources.) to help raise money … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Poker Run Benefits Foundation

EUGENE, Ore. — Motorcyclists are getting revved up for a poker run this weekend to help support breast cancer prevention. The Tough Enough to Wear Pink Motorcycle Poker Run will start at Latus Harley-Davidson Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Riders will stop in Brownsville, Monroe and Veneta before ending in Junction City at the Function for … Continue reading »

Thousands Walk in Race for the Cure

EUGENE, Ore. –There wasn’t a football game Sunday, but thousands of people headed to Autzen Stadium in the morning for the annual Race or the Cure. People walked or ran along the streets of Eugene for the Susan G. Komen fundraiser run. Teams of runners were decked out from head to toe in pink for … Continue reading »

Free Breast Cancer Screenings Offered

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Medical Group is offering free breast cancer screenings. It’s happening through a partnership with Cascade Health Solutions. Since June 2011 more than 200 Lane County women in need of assistance identified by Cascade Health Solutions have been screened for free. Those screenings are done at the Oregon Medical Group‘s Cedar … Continue reading »

Corvallis Hosts Breast Cancer Walk

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Get ready for a weekend event with “wagitude.” Pink Paws for the Cause is happening in Corvallis this weekend to benefit breast cancer awareness, not only in people, but pets too. The walk is for everyone–kids, adults, seniors, and four-legged friends. The organizer says Corvallis doesn’t have a breast cancer walk. So … Continue reading »

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