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  • Inaugural Sack Cancer Gala A Success

    10.18.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness Community Local Lifestyle

    The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, led by Dan and Tanya Snyder, and the American Cancer Society Friday evening hosted the inaugural Sack Cancer Gala at the Ritz-Carlton in McLean, Va.

    With an estimated 500 attendees, the goal of the Sack Cancer Gala is to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research and services for the American Cancer Society, which is leading the way in transforming breast cancer research from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable.

    Joining the Snyders -- who are honorary chairs for the event -- Friday were special guests Donald Hoffman (President and CEO of Excel Services ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Abby Volin

    10.17.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Abby Volin was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2014.

    To Abby being an "All-Star Survivor" means: "It means knowing your risks, taking proper precautions and most importantly, taking care of yourself both physically and mentally (pampering is never a bad idea!)"

    Abby wants women to know that although it might seem difficult, keeping a positive attitude through this journey really does make a difference!

    Do you have any advice for women: "Hang in there. Find your support team early and don't be shy to ask for help."

    Abby also encourages women to not put off their testing because ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Mary Kelly

    10.16.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Mary Kelly was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2014.

    What does being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Mary: "Being chosen as an 'All-Star Survivor' has really brought to the forefront the difficulties of a breast cancer diagnosis and all that is involved in treatment and recovery. I truly now feel that I am a survivor and it has been a rough road, but I did survive! When I was selected for this event my 16 year old daughter said, 'Mom I am so proud of you!'"

    Mary's advice on Breast Cancer Awareness: Mary encourages all women to get ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Carrie Duvall

    10.15.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Carrie Duvall was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2007 and then again in July 2014.

    What does being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Carrie: "Being an 'All-Star Survivor' means appreciating what life has to offer. To enjoy celebrating new days with others who share in the battle to bring awareness to the cause of recovery and life. To enjoy taking a moment to celebrate my life and new beginnings."

    She believes that everyone's days are their own and they should live in the moment and strive to be happy!

    Carrie's advice to women: Carrie urges women to ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Neda Moyer

    10.14.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Neda Moyer was diagnosed with breast cancer around April/May of 2014.

    To Neda being an "All-Star Survivor" means: She has survived and beaten this disaease!

    She is impressed with the work the Redskins are doing to reach out to women like her and is excited to be able to advocate for this.

    Do you have any advice about Breast Cancer Awareness: "Mammograms! EVERY YEAR! With only 30% of women are compliant with yearly mammograms, we need to increase that number."

    Check out our breast health map here to find a screening location near you.

    Thank you for sharing your ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Allison Bender

    10.13.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Allison Bender found a breast lump and went to her doctor on May 7, 2014. She had an ultrasound and mammogram done on May 28th and then a biopsy done on June 4th. Allison received the call for her diagnosis on June 6th.

    What does being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Allison: "Being an All-Star Survivor means not just beating cancer but winning at life, because of those around me."

    Having cancer has been the biggest challenge of Allison's life, but she feels that it is truly a team sport! She says that she could not do this without ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Dellamarie Albi

    10.12.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Dellamarie Albi was diagnosed with breast cancer in April of 2014.

    What does being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Dellamarie: "Surviving is an amazing gift! Being acknowledged by the terrific Redskins Organization is a welcome surprise. I have been given the opportunity to re-evaluate my life’s choices and renegotiate them if I so choose."

    For Dellamarie, surviving meant being able to spend more time with her family. Especially her two grandsons, Reilly and Aiden.

    Dellamarie's advice to other women: "Pay attention to your bodies and any changes you may notice – feeling especially tired or just not like yourself ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Brianna Russell

    10.11.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Brianna Russell was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 11, 2014.

    For Brianna being an All-Star Survivor means: "I am a survivor because there is simply no other option."

    She warns that age is not a factor. She advises, "You are never too young, energetic, beautiful, or too anything to be affected by this horrible disease. Please take care of your health and be proactive with self-exams."

    Brianna is very thankful to have been chosen as one of this year's All-Star Survivors!

    Check out our breast health map here to find a screening location near you.

    Thank you for ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Wendy Bhagat

    10.10.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Wendy Bhagat was diagnosed with breast cancer at the end of June of 2014.

    When asked what being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Wendy: To her, being an “All-Star Survivor” means having the opportunity to help others through the process of navigating breast cancer from the diagnosis through treatment options and eventually to the recovery process.

    Wendy's advice for other women: "Know that you are not alone. Talk to others who are going through or have been through the process. It helps."

    Wendy wants to be able to help other women in any way possible!

    Check out our breast ... Read More

  • All-Star Survivor: Dbora Schrett

    10.09.2014 / Blog Posts Breast Cancer Awareness

    Dbora Schrett was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 22, 2014.

    What does being an "All-Star Survivor" mean to Dbora: For Dbora this means staying alive, staying well, keeping healthy and enjoying life. Staying on top of evaluations/assessments. Being positive and letting humor lead the way. Living better for self and family and passing on life and living to everyone she meets.

    Advice Dbora wants to share with other women is: "Please do the 3D mammogram first, mine wouldn't have been found without it. Develop a strong support team. Do not be afraid to ask questions. Learn as ... Read More

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