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Delaware Goes Pink for October

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 …

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Dover woman supports others diagnosed with breast cancer

Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

Purnima Dixit now helps other women who received the same devastating breast cancer diagnosis she did   Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 soon after moving to Dover from New York, Purnima Dixit contacted Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition soon after her treatment was determined to see what services they had available. Since that time, Dixit has worked with the Peer …

DBCC Young Survivors in Action: Erica Saunders

Health

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition’s Young Survivors in Action program helps younger women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer navigate their diagnosis, treatment, and post-treatment pathways. These young survivors have access to networking, support, education, and activities that encourage them to continue to survive and thrive. Young Survivors in Action takes a holistic approach to the activities, support, and …