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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
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The American Cancer Society is working towards a world with more birthdays. More birthdays for women who are fighting breast cancer. This is exemplified by their Making Strides event, a 5-mile walk this Sunday, May 6th at Lacy Park. “The Making Strides event is not a race; it is a celebration of survivorship, an occasion […]

Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

When the next cynical curmudgeon says, “This generation of kids is so self-absorbed—with their noses stuck in their electronics—the future of our country is doomed,” remember Sarah Gilman and Anne Marquardt. With these young philanthropists leading the way, we’re pretty confident the future looks really, really good. A neighbor of Anne’s had breast cancer. This […]

You’re Not Alone – Not On This Journey

You’re Not Alone – Not On This Journey

The second someone hears the “C” word from her doctor’s mouth, it can be like getting sucked into a vacuum or being dropped in an isolation tank—and one wonders, how can anyone feel so alone? The shock may linger for a long time, even as those around offer comfort and support. Dr. Susan Love:  leading […]

Lunch with Dr. Susan Love

Lunch with Dr. Susan Love

CSC-Pasadena is putting on a luncheon talk and book signing by Dr. Susan Love. Love’s acclaimed Breast Book was published 20 years ago and has become the most authoritative resource for those dealing with, or learning about, breast cancer. Host organization CSC-Pasadena (also known as the Cancer Support Community, an international nonprofit organization providing free support, cancer education […]

Susan Love at Caltech

Susan Love at Caltech

Kudos to our pal Leah Thomson Snell, a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch, for pulling together a free talk by prominent breast cancer physician Susan Love. It’s taking place at Caltech’s Cahill Auditorium on Wednesday evening, and it’s free and open to all—you just need to RSVP to Leah a day in advance. Dr. Love […]

Walk for Hope: Fight On!

Walk for Hope: Fight On!

USC continues to fight on against breast cancer, with bright pink awareness T-shirts lining the front window of the campus bookstore. All Southern Californians can show their support along with Trojans in the Los Angeles Walk for Hope on Sunday, November 7.  The City of Hope, named one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer and […]

Making Strides Ramping Up

Making Strides Ramping Up

Here’s an opportunity to be a key part of our local American Cancer Society’s inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walkathon. The ACS is currently seeking volunteers to plan this first-time event, particularly team leaders who will recruit friends, family and co-workers to participate with them and raise funds for the cause. People from all […]

Free Breast Cancer Seminars

Free Breast Cancer Seminars

A panel of four doctors from USC Norris Cancer Hospital will be speaking at free breast cancer seminars at the Glendale Hilton on June 2 and and the Pasadena Sheraton on June 9. Each panel will include a surgical oncologist, a medical oncologist, a mammography radiologist and a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery. In […]

Race for the Cure – Los Angeles

Race for the Cure – Los Angeles

This month is all about running in Pasadena. Sunday, March 15 is the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, supporting breast cancer research in the greater Los Angeles area. In addition to the run, there are a few less talked about ways to support this organization – like Knit for the Cure and, strangely, […]

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