Category Archives: cancer awareness

Supporting Those With Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Cancer is one of the most difficult diseases to have, and quite often the treatments for it are almost harder to deal with than the disease itself. October is breast cancer awareness month, and though it’s always … Continue reading

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer is a devastating disease. It is often detected late, since symptoms such as abdominal bloating and lower back pain are common to many other ailments, and like most diseases, the later the diagnosis, the more difficult it is to treat effectively. However, when detected early enough, the survival rate can be as high as 95%. In an effort to help women recognize their symptoms and pursue treatment before the disease progresses, September has been designated Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Represented by the teal ribbon, Ovarian Cancer Awareness is an important cause to women of all ages and the men in their lives that love them. Continue reading

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Wear a Purple Ribbon for Your Relay for Life Fundraiser

Wear a purple ribbon in support of the fight against cancer

Are you participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event? Whether you’re a team captain, a team member, a caregiver or a survivor, taking part in this 24 hour event (“because cancer never sleeps”) is a moving and inspiring activity that is sure to give you lasting memories while helping out a great cause. Continue reading

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