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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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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 …

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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 …

Plantation Lakes residents strong supporters of DBCC

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Plantation Lakes will hold several events over the next few weeks to benefit DBCC, including a basket raffle like this one held in 2019 Plantation Lakes, a development in Millsboro, may be small but the residents are strong supporters of the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. Over the next few weeks, the development has seven events planned to benefit the organization …

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Dover woman supports others diagnosed with breast cancer

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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: Jamie LaScala

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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 …

DBCC Young Survivors in Action: Mary Leard

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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 …