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  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Mary Lou Simpson

    11.13.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Mary Lou Simpson, a 46-year old mother of two from Woodbridge, Virginia whose favorite all-time Redskins player is Darrell Green. Simpson, a fan of the team for over 20 years, was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in January 2009 and received her all-clear in October 2011. This month marks her two-year anniversary of being cancer-free.

    What is your favorite Redskins memory?
    Mary Lou Simpson: I have two. I have Darrell Green’s last game against Dallas and we won and I was there to see it. That was the best. I’m married to ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Jeanie Barkow

    11.01.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Jeanie Barkow, 64, a registered nurse from Hagerstown, Maryland who has been a Redskins fan for most of her adult life and a season ticket holder for the past six years (her daughter secretly put their name on the season ticket holder waitlist and 11 years later received a letter).

    Barkow, whose favorite player is Alfred Morris, had no family history of breast cancer when a mammogram revealed a tumor in her right breast in July of 2010. On August 27, 2010, Barkow had a bilateral mastectomy followed by chemo and radiation, which ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Linda Doyle

    10.30.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Linda Doyle, 61, a product analyst and grandmother from College Park, Maryland. Doyle is a relatively new fan of the Redskins who became interested in football watching her grandsons play on county teams. Because her grandchildren are avid Redskins fans, she started watching the games with them and was hooked. Her favorite players are RGIII and Santana Moss. Doyle, who has no family history of breast cancer, was diagnosed in January of this year with stage 1 invasive lobular cancer after a routine mammogram. She had a partial mastectomy and several weeks of ... Read More

  • Promoting the Early Detection of Breast Cancer

    10.30.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    At Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., one of our primary concerns is supporting individuals in their efforts to be as healthy as possible - and women's health and wellness is a major focus of that support.

    Fujifilm is dedicated to promoting the early detection of breast cancer through advances in digital mammography, as well as through expanded awareness. The ongoing, nationwide public awareness campaign, Images of Health, focuses on sharing inspirational stories to increase awareness of the importance of early detection and to drive donations to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

    According to the National Cancer Institute, one ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Carrie Rollins

    10.28.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Carrie Rollins, 31, an analyst for the Department of Defense and mother of two whose favorite Redskins player is Santana Moss. Rollins, an avid runner, had no family history of breast cancer when she discovered an abnormality in her breast earlier this year and was diagnosed with category 4 DCIS in May.

    After a double bilateral mastectomy in June, Rollins did not need chemo or radiation due to the type of cancer and her young age. A Redskins fan since conception (her parents were season ticket holders), Rollins joined WOW this season and ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Joyce Shambley

    10.25.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Joyce Shambley, 61, a patient advocacy advisor for the Surgeon General of the United States whose favorite Redskins player is RGIII.  

    Shambley, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, had no family history of cancer. In January 2009, while watching television, she discovered a lump the size of an extra large egg protruding from her breast. After receiving a diagnosis of Stage 3A triple negative breast cancer at Walter Reed Hospital where she works, Shambley began chemotherapy to shrink the tumor. Once the tumor had been reduced, she had a mastectomy ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Sharon Chapman

    10.23.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Sharon Chapman, 67, a financial advisor and tax accountant from Arlington, Virginia. Chapman, a mother of two and grandmother of five, had no family history of the disease and was diagnosed with Stage Three breast cancer in June 2005 via mammogram. After a lumpectomy and radiation treatment, the lifelong Redskins fan has been cancer-free for over seven years.

    How long have you been a Redskins fan?
    Sharon Chapman: I have been a fan for as long as I remember. My dad was a fan and he started taking me to games in the ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Judy Meyer

    10.21.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

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    During the month of October --  in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.

    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Judy Meyer, a 56-year old legal assistant and mother of three from Richmond, Virginia. Meyer was diagnosed in ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Mandisa Berry

    10.19.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness WOW Interview Series

    During the month of October --  in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.

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    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features Mandisa Berry, 39, an attorney from Silver Spring, Maryland. Berry was diagnosed in March of this year with ... Read More

  • Survivor Spotlight featuring Cathy Colleli

    10.15.2013 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community WOW Interview Series

    During the month of October --  in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the NFL’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative -- we are delighted to introduce a blog series spotlighting breast cancer survivors on WOWRedskins.com. This Breast Cancer Survivor Spotlight Series will share the inspiring stories of these extraordinary women and special WOW members with the Redskins community while continuing to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women about the importance of annual screenings.

    Our next special WOW survivor spotlight features native Washingtonian Cathy Colleli, 58, a retired federal audit/analyst manager and mother of two whose favorite Redskins ... Read More

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