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October 10, 2020

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Why It Matters

By Pat Halpin-Murphy President and Founder of the PA Breast Cancer Coalition More than two decades ago, many states including Pennsylvania…

September 28, 2020

Survivor Story: Sandi Korshnak

After finding out she had breast cancer on her very first mammogram, Sandi has been a strong advocate for herself and…

August 27, 2020

Survivor Story: Kim Coy

Kim’s breast cancer diagnosis and determination to fight back against the disease has lead her to start her own nonprofit, Ta…

August 24, 2020

Patient Advocacy: Remember Betty

Are you in need of financial assistance? Remember Betty is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help minimize the financial…

August 21, 2020

Screening vs. Diagnostic Mammograms

One of the most frequent questions we hear is “What is the difference between screening mammograms and diagnostic mammograms?” followed by…

August 20, 2020

Pink Ribbon Awardee: Honi Gruenberg

Tell us about your breast cancer diagnosis… I had ignored my health for several years.  I had not bothered to find…

July 27, 2020

Pink Ribbon Awardee: Andrea Mitchell

The PA Breast Cancer Coalition is thrilled to announce a Pink Ribbon Awardee for the 2020 Virtual Conference: Andrea Mitchell. Mitchell…

July 27, 2020

Survivor Story: Martha Stooks

“I learned that I was tougher than I thought I was. I learned that I could just keep going and I…

July 6, 2020

Patient Advocacy Tip: Help with Pet Costs During Cancer

CancerCare recognizes that pets are an integral part of a cancer patient’s support network and developed this program to address the distinct…

July 6, 2020

Survivor Spotlight: Robin Green

In 2016, she founded the nonprofit Robin’s Pink Journey, providing support for individuals currently living with breast cancer. Robin’s Pink Journey…