Offering a helping hand for cancer patients in and around the Cullman area, the Cullman County Bosom Buddies Foundation provides financial support through its 501 (c3) foundation. The foundation is an all-volunteer staff with 100 percent of the donations raised going to patient needs. Founder and past president Mary Dyer saw the need to help cancer patients during their treatments. […]
While certain breast cancer risk factors, including gender and age, are beyond women’s control, the American Cancer Society notes that certain factors are related to personal behaviors. Alcohol consumption is one such lifestyle-related risk factor for breast cancer. Compared with nondrinkers, women who consume between two and five alcoholic drinks per day have about a 1.5 times greater risk of […]
Oneonta firefighters (from left) Jake Jones, Kyle Dodd, Zach Page, and Jay Brown sport their fundraiser t-shirts. The Oneonta Fire Department has sold shirts to raise money for breast cancer research for 10 years. This year they raised around $2,000.
Lester Memorial United Methodist Church supported breast cancer awareness during an October Wednesday night fellowship meal. Members wore pink to support breast cancer survivors and remember those who lost the battle. Church hostess Karen Cook is a breast cancer survivor and spearheaded the effort. Dessert was adorned with pink ribbons, made of buttercream of course. “Breast cancer awareness is something […]