You can help save a life by joining this year's Race for the Cure. The money raised supports the fight against breast cancer. Sometimes that fight goes beyond medical needs, and sometimes it's about the woman's spirit and appearance.
We all know exercising is good for preventing all sorts of diseases and health problems. Now, we also know that exercising is useful after the fact.
Many women assume that once you reach a certain age, you no longer have to worry about getting a yearly mammogram. That's not true as Georgia Vareldzis found out.
After some genetic testing showed they carried a mutation that upped their chances of getting the disease from between 60 to 80 percent, the sisters were faced with some tough choices: they could wait and see what happened, or they could take action to head off the disease.
There are many ways to show support for cancer patients. One nurse found a way that's colorful and wearable.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure in Oregon and Southwest Washington have teamed up with Legacy Health and Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon to create ' Worship in Pink.' The goal is to use churches to help educate people about the importance of early detection.
This Sunday, around 30,000 people will be putting on their battle gear (in other words wearing lots of pink) and heading to downtown Portland for the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Breast cancer not only changes a woman's life forever but sometimes takes it away from them - a good reason to ramp up efforts to fight the disease.
As a proud partner of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, we hear so many incredible stories about breast cancer survivors but one woman in particular stands out among them.
The Susan G. Komen Foundation, in partnership with The American Cancer Society, helped Richard Bailey, who has breast cancer, get gas cards to help pay for his trips from Astoria to his treatments in Portland.
The Komen 2011 Health Expo is a fun, informative, and free breast health, general health and fitness expo at the Oregon Convention Center on September 16th and 17th! Health Expo Details
The Oregon Breast and Cervical Cancer program is a state-run program that is partially funded by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and helps low-income women get the screenings and treatments they need.
The Race for the Cure is just a few weeks away and teams are ramping up their fundraising efforts to help find a cure for breast cancer. Some may find asking people for money difficult but KATU's Natali Marmion shows us just how easy it can be to raise money without ever leaving the office.
Oregon and Southwest Washington's Susan G. Komen for the Cure held a bake sale in its downtown Portland building on Monday.
The viral video of the "Pink glove Dance" - started in Portland by hospital staffers supporting breat cancer awareness - is moving to the next level of support for cancer research.