Talking breast cancer research


Dr. Andres Forero (below), Professor of Medicine and Director of Breast Cancer Research at UAB, is optimistic about the progress in breast cancer research. In a recent phone interview, Forero said, “The main message I want people to know is there has been an incredible increase in understanding regarding breast cancer in the last 10 years.” Forero discussed how important […]

Phyllis and Wanda, a personal story


This is a story about Phyllis Galbreath Ratliff and Wanda Rae Miller. And the Big “C.” A lot of folks share a lot of different things with their friends. Wanda Miller and I shared something evil – cancer. I don’t even like to say that word. And we shared that evil disease not once but twice. Once in 1998 and […]

Pieces of pink

Rachel Beason and the stylists at Ooh La La Hair Studio in Oneonta are offering one pink piece for $15 with all proceeds donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. So far, the salon has colored a several pink strips and will continue with the special through October. Want to go pink? Phone the salon at 274-9424 for an appointment. […]

Ponytail with a purpose

Abbie Bailey of Oneonta recently cut her hair. She did so in memory of her aunt, who even though she succumbed to pancreatic cancer this summer, was a long-time breast cancer survivor. Bailey donated her hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, an organization that takes donations of hair 8 inches and longer, and creates free, real-hair wigs for women who have […]

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