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Breast Cancer

Pandemic isolated breast cancer patients when they needed connection most

October 10, 2021, 6:05am Breast Cancer

Pink-clad runners and walkers are converging on Vancouver’s waterfront this morning. The return of the Girlfriends Run in person after last year’s virtual event is just another example of how… Read story

Breast cancer survivors find strength, sisterhood on dragon boat

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

When Tammy Michelson climbed onto a dragon boat for her first-ever race, she knew she was prepared. Read story

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Clark County breast cancer survivors offer advice, support after diagnosis

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October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

Facing a breast cancer diagnosis can be a frightening prospect. Read story

Art by Aimee Berg (Contributed photo)

Art therapy a healing outlet for breast cancer patients

Art by Aimee Berg (Contributed photo)

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

The emotions associated with a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment are sometimes too overwhelming to put into words. When there are no words, many breast cancer patients and survivors opt for pictures instead. Read story

Amy Hawkins and Ben Novinger begin a workout at their home in Portland. They are participants in a OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute trial program called Exercising Together. Continuing research demonstrates that exercise is beneficial during and after cancer treatment.

Run for your life: Exercise important for breast cancer patients

Amy Hawkins and Ben Novinger begin a workout at their home in Portland. They are participants in a OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute trial program called Exercising Together. Continuing research demonstrates that exercise is beneficial during and after cancer treatment.

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

You don’t have to tell all the people participating in today’s Girlfriends Run for a Cure event on the Vancouver waterfront that exercise is a great way to get and stay healthy. Read story

Zahi Mitri, M.D., M.S., is an OHSU School of Medicine assistant professor and a medical oncologist at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland.

New breast cancer approach: Self-defense

Zahi Mitri, M.D., M.S., is an OHSU School of Medicine assistant professor and a medical oncologist at the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland.

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

After decades of going after breast cancer with chemotherapy — the medical equivalent of a sledgehammer, smashing everything in its path — scientists are developing and deploying gentler, finer, more targeted tools that work better and cause fewer side effects. They’re learning how to blend and customize medications and treatment… Read story

Breast cancer survivors Sherry Stose of Ridgefield, right, and Susan Pagel of Vancouver.

Sisterhood of breast cancer survivors leads the way

Breast cancer survivors Sherry Stose of Ridgefield, right, and Susan Pagel of Vancouver.

October 10, 2021, 5:50am Breast Cancer

Sherry Stose was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly a decade ago, but she still recalls her gut reaction. Read story

The annual Girls' Night Out benefiting the Pink Lemonade Project and Ovarian Cancer Alliance is 4 to 9 p.m. tonight along Northeast Fourth Avenue in Camas.

Share words of wisdom about breast cancer

August 20, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Who better to offer advice to women receiving breast cancer diagnoses than those who have already walked the path? The Columbian is looking for breast cancer survivors to offer tips and advice to those who are receiving the diagnosis or undergoing treatment. Read story

Pink Lemonade Project’s Pink Glow fundraiser goes virtual this week

May 12, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Health

Pink Lemonade Project will celebrate Pink Glow virtually on Saturday. Read story