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Fall campaign underway to support DBCC

Terry RogersCharity, Delaware Live, Headlines, Health, RSS-Health, Town Square Live

The fall campaign is underway to help Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) in its mission to promote early detection of breast cancer, research new treatments and support women who have received a diagnosis that impacts their life tremendously. With a goal of $30,000, DBCC hopes to help as many women as possible who have received a breast cancer diagnosis. “It …

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Early detection is key to breast cancer survival

Terry RogersHealth, Delaware Live, RSS-Health, Town Square Live

As National Breast Cancer Awareness month begins, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition wants everyone to focus on early detection in the fight against breast cancer. Statistics show that finding breast cancer early offers the best chance of survival from a disease that impacts thousands around the world. The month of October is filled with events designed to promote early detection as …

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Monster Mile Walk, other ways to support breast cancer awareness

Terry RogersDelaware Live, Charity, Health, RSS-Health, Town Square Live

One of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s signature fund-raising events, the Monster Mile Walk for a Cause, returns for the 14th year with a new location and an expansion to include family fun activities, music, food, games, and more. This year, Homestead Gardens will host the  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. event Oct. 21 at their Smyrna store, at 5580 …

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New sessions planned for Yes2Health program

Terry RogersHeadlines

The popular Yes2Health program offered through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition has planned new sessions for fall. Participants in Yes2Health walk for 30 minutes each week and then meet weekly on Zoom to discuss fitness, health and wellness as part of the free 12-week program. “The Yes2Health courses have been so delightful, and yes – life-changing for me,” Neita, a new …

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Shining Light, L&W Insurance to be honored at DBCC event

Terry RogersHeadlines

For over thirty years the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) has worked tirelessly to empower our community by raising awareness of breast health issues and increasing access to care through outreach, education, and support services, to facilitate early detection and treatment of breast cancer. DBCC has had many partners along the way helping to lead the charge against the battle …

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Young breast cancer survivors benefit from DBCC program

Terry RogersCulture, Town Square Live

A diagnosis of breast cancer at any age can be frightening and stressful, but for younger women, learning you have breast cancer can be especially devastating. The Young Survivors in Action (YSIA) program through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) is designed to help people between the ages of 20 and 40 who have been diagnosed with the disease. “We have …

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Mammography Month:  A Time to Honor Mothers and Their Health

Terry RogersDelaware Live, Health

May is the month to celebrate mothers and what better way to celebrate the women in your life than by encouraging them to get an annual mammogram? Since May is also Mammography Month, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) urges all women to put themselves first and get a routine mammogram. “It’s important to take care of yourself even when taking …

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Breast Cancer:  Surviving and Thriving

Terry RogersHeadlines

When a woman hears that she has breast cancer, the world appears to stop. These words bring many emotions, from sadness to fear. The weeks following a breast cancer diagnosis can be frightening as doctors talk about surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. Even with early detection and the knowledge that finding the cancer early offers the best chance for survival, women …

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25th Breast Cancer Update to focus on access, advances

Staff WriterHealth, Headlines

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will offer its 25th Annual Breast Cancer Update virtually April 19. “As someone who has seen firsthand the impact of medical care disparities on breast cancer patients, I am passionate about the need to address access and equity issues in healthcare,” said Dr. Karen Louie of Christiana Care said. “No one should be denied access …