Gering’s Rein continues to live life to the fullest after overcoming two battles with breast cancer | Features


Surviving breast cancer once is an amazing feat.Lifelong Gering resident Connie Rein has actually beaten breast cancer twice.“I am a two-time breast cancer survivor. The first time was in 1981, which was a long time ago,” she said. “I discovered the lump myself. I went to my family doctor, and …

Breast cancer awareness is this Philly woman’s life. So is helping her sisters with Praise Is the Cure

I am a 19-year breast cancer survivor. After being misdiagnosed for two years, I could have been angry. You see, I found my own lump doing a self-exam in my late 30s, and despite telling my doctor, I kept being told, “it’s not cancerous.” Finally, the same…

10-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Embraces Life While Inspiring Others

A Utah girl who was one of the youngest people in the world ever to be diagnosed with breast cancer is still doing well almost two years after a mastectomy and has become a “quiet inspiration” to thousands, says her mother. With the arrival of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, “we’d …

Men can get breast cancer, too—which is why they should check for lumps

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which comes with some now-familiar trappings: pink ribbons everywhere, survivor stories, requests for donations. For the obvious reason that it is extremely rare, male breast cancer is not at the top of the discussion points. But the risk exists, and many men don’t know …

A friend’s or relative’s breast cancer diagnosis may test your communication skills – Entertainment & Life – poconorecord.com

Amy Leap Editor’s note: This is the first of a four-part series appearing Thursdays on the Health page regarding the breast cancer journey that millions of women and some men find themselves traveling. While October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a patient’s support system — from doctors to family …

Race for the Cure 2017: Help buying life insurance after breast cancer

Many breast cancer survivors can qualify for life insurance coverage again.( Randy L Rasmussen/The Oregonian ). 0 shares. By Special to The Oregonian. By Barbara Marquand, NerdWallet. Thanks to advances in screening and treatment, life insurance is …Battling breast cancer at Garden of the Gods: Race for the Cure 2017

They were young with no family history of breast cancer. So they ignored the lumps

As Amber Pritchett was doing a breast self-examination in early spring, she found a lump. The 33-year-old human resources employee at Mercer University didn’t think much of it since no one in her family had breast cancer. She decided to wait to mention National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms …

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is filled with life-saving events

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Some scheduled events only occur during this month, while others continue throughout the year.Anne Arundel County Department of HealthFree mammograms and breast exams: The Anne Arundel County Department of Health offers free mammograms and breast exams to eligible Anne Arundel County women. For more …