There is no right or wrong way to be a breast cancer survivor

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Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers many different services designed to help those who have survived breast cancer but also for those who are newly diagnosed. One of the key factors to understand when someone is diagnosed is that there is no right or wrong way to be a survivor as Taylor Urban explains. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer …

Bonefish Grill partners with DBCC

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One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime and, according to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 833 men will also be affected. In Delaware alone, there will be more than 1,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2022. In an effort to reduce those numbers, encourage early detection and provide additional information about …

Many events planned for fall to promote breast cancer awareness

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Although October is recognized as breast cancer awareness month, community partnership breast cancer awareness events and fundraisers begin to take place in September. The cooler fall weather provides a great opportunity for the community to plan or support a DBCC partnership. Partnership events help our organization support survivors in our state who have, and who are currently battling breast cancer. …

DBCC stresses importance of regular mammograms

Terry Rogers Delaware Live, Health

The American Cancer Society reports that there will be 1,010 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in 2022, making it the number one cancer diagnosis in the state. They also indicate that around 160 people will lose their battle with breast cancer this year, often because of delayed diagnosis. “The Women’s Health Screening Program managed by the Delaware Breast Cancer …

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DBCC’s Young Survivors promote meditation, meaningful activity during treatment

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by Terry Rogers     DBCC Young Survivors in Action is a group designed for younger women who are dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis 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, …

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Delaware Goes Pink for October

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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 …

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Monster Mile Walk for a Cause planned for October

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Team Lady Di prepares for a previous Monster Mile Walk for a Cause On Saturday, October 16, Dover’s Monster Mile will be filled with teams as they walk to raise money for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Registration for the walk begins at 7:30 AM and the walk starts at 8:30 AM. “The Monster Mile is so much fun,” Diane …