Shining Lights support the efforts of DBCC

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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 …

Surviving Breast Cancer

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A breast cancer diagnosis is frightening. Even though treatments have come a long way and breast cancer caught early has a very high survival rate, when you receive the diagnosis, hearing the words are traumatizing to anyone. That is why Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers a wide range of survivorship programs designed to help newly diagnosed patients as well …

DBCC stresses importance of regular mammograms

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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 …

Yes2Health Program Hosts Wellness Retreat

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Yes2Health, a program offered through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, recently held a retreat Yes2Health hosted a wellness retreat on May 4, 2022, at the Ice House Wellness and Community located in Wyoming, DE. The retreat focused on healthy eating habits and exercise through walking and other low-impact activities. Participants learned about macro nutrition, creating a healthy pantry to create nutritional …

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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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DBCC hosts 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update

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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

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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 …

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A Call for Kindness

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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, …

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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 …

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

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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 …