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Early detection still best way to fight breast cancer

Terry Rogers Delaware Live, Health, Town Square Live

Early detection still the best way to fight breast cancer     October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and despite the fact that there is far more information available on the disease than there was a decade ago, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And although men can also get breast cancer, their …

Yes2Health

DBCC’s Yes2Health program promotes wellness for all

Terry Rogers Health

  Along with promoting early detection of cancer, the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition also offers programs that can benefit those who have not been diagnosed but have risk factors for it or other diseases. The Yes2Health program is available to men and women who may be at risk for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes or pre-diabetes as well as …

Shining Stars 2022 Bridge

Shining Lights support the efforts of DBCC

Terry Rogers Delaware Live, Health

On August 3, the Waterfall in Claymont will be the site of this year’s Shining Light celebration in honor of those who continue to support the efforts of Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC). This event is designed to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the advancements toward ending breast cancer in the Greater Delaware region as well …

Breast Cancer pop-up girls’ dress resale raised $1,000

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

  A girls dress sale at the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition raised $1,000 for its young survivors program. “Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age also have young children,” said Mackenzie Blithe, who arranged the pop-up shop. “We felt like this was a great way to raise money and help people with children choose cute …

DBCC’s Young Survivors in Action promotes meditation and meaningful activity during and after breast cancer treatments

Terry Rogers Health

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) understands that every breast cancer survivor needs methods for staying upbeat, healthy and motivated. This is especially true of women who are diagnosed at a young age. For this reason, they offer DBCC’s Young Survivors in Action, a program which is designed to connect, support, and empower young women diagnosed with breast cancer. “Recently, DBCC’s …

DBCC hosts 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update

Terry Rogers Health

by Terry Rogers   DBCC will hold their 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update on February 23 in a virtual format Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) will hold their 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update “BREAKING THE CODE:  Advances in Vaccines and Treatments for Breast Cancer” in a virtual setting on Wednesday, February 23 from 7:30 AM until 1:00 PM. The conference …

Live a healthier lifestyle with Yes2Health

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health

DBCC’s Yes2Health program can help you live a healthier lifestyle by Terry Rogers   Yes2Health, a free community health outreach program offered by Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, is designed to promote healthier lifestyles through education. The weekly program is for 12 weeks and available virtually. “These weekly education programs include lessons and discussions about nutrition, fitness, health and wellness to …

A Call for Kindness

Terry Rogers Health

Naomi wraps up in a DBCC blanket after treatment (Photo credited to Luciana Solorio) By the end of 2021, 990 Delawareans will receive a diagnosis of breast cancer, a diagnosis that will forever change their lives. Sadly, another 160 will die of the disease. “In our small and familiar state, these are likely people you and I know,” Francesca Vogel, …

Delaware Goes Pink for October

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

Bear Trap Dunes Pink Classic Golf Tournament photo from 2018. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are many “Go Pink” events planned throughout the state to bring attention to breast cancer detection, prevention and treatment. Connie Holdridge, Program Director for Sussex County with DBCC explained that these events help provide funding for the many programs offered through the …

DBCC to host Aunt Mary Pat’s “Talk of the Township”

Terry Rogers Culture

Aunt Mary Pat will entertain on October 7 at The Queen in Wilmington On October 7, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will hold a benefit from 7 to 8 PM at The Queen in Wilmington, presenting Aunt Mary Pat and her “Talk of the Town” show. The show is a live comedy act filled with laughter and fun. “The show is …