This is a special program for women who are dealing with breast cancer recurrence.

Five years ago on October 21, Diana Denenberg Durand died after an incredible 18 year heroic battle against breast cancer. During that time she faced and DEFEATED the cancer as it re-occurred - at first in a breast, then six years later her other breast, then her bones, next to her liver, and finally in her brain.

News in brief 9.28.12

Researchers have identified four genetically distinct types of the breast cancer, which is fundamentally reshaping the scientific understanding of the disease.  Within those types, they discovered genetic changes that are driving many cancers.

Brian Gaughan and his wife Laurie are the co-founders of Pink Hands of Hope in Mechanicsburg, PA.

Linda Fisher, a breast cancer survivor, recalls people saying, “I don’t know what to say or do,” when she was diagnosed with cancer in 2003. They tended to back up, making her feel at times like she had a contagious disease. “Staying away is not the answer when a friend is facing cancer,” she says.

“Our goal is to make sure that everyone feels welcome when they come in, and that we let them know that we’re here for them.” Those are the words of five-year breast cancer survivor Diana Klunk about the store she founded called LifeChanges Boutique.

It was October 31st, 2011, the last day of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria heard the words: "You have cancer."

“Wings of Angels to me means comfort,” says breast cancer survivor Linda Fischer. She knows just how important comfort can be after an involved surgery like a mastectomy. That’s why she started a recovery care basket business, Wings of Angels, which provides care and hope to women who are recovering from breast cancer surgery.

PinnacleHealth is hosting a new support group designed especially for young women facing breast or ovarian cancer: Young Cancer Survivor Group for Women.

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (July 18, 2012) – The second Franklin County Metric Century cycling event on June 23, raised more than $5,000 to benefit breast care services offered by Rhonda Brake Shreiner Women’s Center, an affiliate of Summit Health, and the Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance.

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