10.07.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Carolyn Davis had her first mammogram in August of 2013 and was under a year later on April 13, 2014. The doctor saw something on her first mammogram and ordered a sonnogram, which showed nothing. To be safe Carolyn was ordered to have a check-up every 6 months. However, Carolyn moved at the end of August 2013 and the reminder for her January check-up was not forwarded to her new address. Luckily her fiance got hold of the old mail and Carolyn was reminded to schedule a check-up. It was at this check-up that Carolyn's doctor found ductal cancer ... Read More
10.07.2014 / Blog Posts Redskins
By Stephen Czarda, Redskins.com Associate Writer
The Washington Redskins on Monday hosted the Seattle Seahawks for a primetime game at FedExField.
And while wide receiver DeSean Jackson brought the fireworks, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan added to his league-leading sack total and quarterback Kirk Cousins tossed a pair of touchdown passes, the Redskins would fall to the Seahawks by a final of 27-17.
As for Jackson, the speedy wide receiver showcased his talents in front of a national audience, as he hauled in a 60-yard touchdown pass and a 57-yarder later in the game.
The two catches came on opposites sides ... Read More
10.06.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
At age 38, Keisha Keane-Dawes was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2014. As a single mother of a toddler and a young woman, Keish felt completely stripped by her diagnosis and feared for the challenging road ahead.
What does being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Keisha: "Being an "All-Star Survivor to me means embracing my "Re-Birth". I am, and have been going through one of the most difficult life journeys for any human being."
Throughout her journey, Keisha believes that she has become a stronger woman. She cherishes life, love, family and her new support system of other diagnosed ... Read More
10.05.2014 / 100 Days of WOW
WOW members, today we are challenging YOU!
Throughout the entire month of October, WOW and Toyota will pledge $2 to The American Cancer Society for every new woman who signs up to join WOW. We are asking that every WOW member find 5 friends to join and strive to get $10 donated on their behalf. There has never been an easier way to support breast cancer awareness! #Drivefor5
10.05.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Constance was diagnosed with breast cancer after she noticed a lump on her breast through her own self-examination in May 2013 at the age of 54. Constance was quick to follow this up with a mammogram appointment and biopsy, which determined that her lump was cancerous.
Constance received treatment in order to reduce the size of her lump. As of June 2014, Constance is a SURVIVOR.
Constance's experience underscores the importance of women knowing their bodies and periodically conducting their own self-examinations in order to detect breast cancer early.
10.04.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
Janet Friedman is a strong believer that one of the best ways for women to cope with breast cancer is through sharing exeriences with other women who have gone through or are currently going through it.
When asked what being an "All-Star Survivor" means to her: "Being selected as an "All-Star Survivor" means a day of hope to me. It's a wonderful thing to be able to get together with a group of women who have gone through a similar experience. I think it will be a time to share experiences and help boost each other up. I am ... Read More
10.03.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness
In July 2008, Shelley Barnes, age 25 was diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time. She was diagnosed again at age 27, and for the 3rd time in March 2014 at age 31.
When asked what being an "All-Star Survivor" means to her: "To me it means facing a challenge, possibly the most intense and trying season of your life, but knowing deep down inside, regardless of how scared, alone and uncourageous you feel at times, that you have exactly what it takes to overcome and be a champion. It means you cultivate a new appreciation of life, and ... Read More
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