"Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors" shares the wisdom of breast cancer survivors with the newly diagnosed. What's your story?
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Patch Staff
Thursday, October 18, 2012
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One of the greatest challenges for those who have been newly diagnosed is finding sources of support. Patients are eager for information on everything from enduring surgery and chemotherapy to how to deal with hair loss. While there are many local resources and support groups available in Snellville, women can also find comfort in a sisterhood of survivors who have already been in their shoes. Eastside Medical Center offers a Young Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group. Contact Patty Fehlig at Cannon United Methodist Church through the Hope House Wellness Center (2424 Webb Gin House Road, 770-979-7914). Best selling author and breast cancer survivor Barbara Delinsky has gathered the wisdom…
Gwinnett Medical Center hopes to win $10,000 for the American Cancer Society with its dance video.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Gwinnett Medical Center has put together a video -- and some pretty smooth and complicated moves -- for the Pink Glove Dance Competition, a Medline-sponsored contest aimed at raising awareness about breast cancer. "We strategized and planned diligently to find ways to display a professional video with the positive illustration of people coming together for such a worthy cause," the center said on the competition site. "The center was fortunate enough to band together friends, family and associates to donate their time to make this project happen." Grooving to the Pink song Raise your Glass, the center's staff and friends have garnered more than 10,000 votes -- but they're still trailing others such as Lexington Medical Center in West …