More Young Women with Breast Cancer

(CNN) — More women under age 40 are being diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The increase was seen in women ages 25 to 39 of all races and ethnicities, living in both rural and urban areas. The finding is alarming because … Continue reading »

Breast Cancer Healing Tree at Oakway

EUGENE, Ore. — Christmas colors are usually red, green, and maybe gold and silver, but what about pink? A decorated pine at the Oakway Center is bursting with pink bulbs and ribbons. It’s all put together by the Breast Cancer Warrior Foundation. The nonprofit’s goal is to make sure clinical trials are filled every year … 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 »

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 »

Rodeo Raises Money for Folks Affected By Breast Cancer

EUGENE, Ore. —  The 21st Annual Eugene Pro Rodeo closed out with a big event Saturday night. Saturday night was “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” night at the Rodeo. It started in 2005 and has been a tradition and strong effort to raise money for those affected by breast cancer locally. The event came about when a rodeo … Continue reading »

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