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After struggling with advanced muscular dystrophy for years, a 16-year-old Queen Creek girl found out she won't be able to walk soon.
Saguaro dons its pink uniforms for breast cancer awareness before taking on Higley on Oct. 25, 2013.
A fifth-grader at Rover Elementary School in Tempe is inspiring other students to take a stand against cancer by shaving her head.
WASHINGTON — Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you're sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?
Red Mountain football mom Jennifer McKinzie puts up pink balloons before the game in recognition of breast cancer awareness month during the Mountain Lions' matchup with Mesa High, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 in Mesa. [Brant Clinard/ Special to Tribune]
Hamilton High School promoted breast cancer awareness during its home game against Basha, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 in Hamilton. [Jerry Burch/Special to Tribune]
Perry's football team is decked out in pink jerseys for breast cancer awareness before taking on Basha on Oct. 4, 2013.
The East Valley Sun Devils will hold homecoming games for several of its teams and raise funds for breast cancer research on Saturday at Skyline High School in Mesa.
Calling all fashionistas! As fashion week comes to an end in New York, the city of Phoenix is gearing up for its ninth annual fashion week. Whether high fashion or basic brands attract your eye, Phoenix Fashion Week is a consumer and community friendly event that isn’t scary for the girl next door.
Two hospitals under Banner's auspices will host two different and free events tailored toward breast cancer survivors this October.
Higley High School is one of 20 schools to be recognized next month for civic engagement by the Arizona Department of Education.
DETAILS >> 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 (“Tough Enough To Wear Pink” Breast Cancer Awareness Night), 1 p.m. (ASU Day) and 7 p.m. (Patriot Night) Saturday, Aug. 17, and 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 (Family Day). Payson Event Center, 1400 S. Beeline Highway, directly across from Mazatzal Casino. $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, $10 for children 8-12. (928) 474-9440 or www.PaysonRimCountry.com.
DALLAS — Susan G. Komen for the Cure says it is canceling half of its 3-day charity races next year because of a drop in participation levels.
Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona supports Governor Brewer’s Medicaid Restoration Plan.
The message behind most romantic comedies is the simple-minded sentiment that love is all you need. So when Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier takes that title for a departure from somber drama to romance, you might expect her to deliver it with some serious irony.
Jan Jeffcoat will host “A Night of Miracles” 7 p.m. May 4 at Phoenix's Comerica Theatre to benefit The Breast Cancer Society of Mesa.
Take the fam out for a not-so-ordinary night at the ball park, where a host of celebs — including Darnell Dockett, Richard Sherman, Gary Payton, Marcel Reece, Louis Vito, Eddie House, Terrell Owens, Tia Alexander, Claudia Jordan, Lindsey Berg, and of course, Larry Fitzgerald — battle it out in a charity softball game, benefiting the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the American Cancer Society, among others.
‘It’s been ten years, now,” the strong voice said on the phone. Mari Justin is a breast cancer survivor. She, along with hundreds of thousands of breast cancer veterans have faced the demons and now crusade alongside those who are fresh on the battlefield.
Breast cancer surviror Mari Justin credits her husband, former NFL player and musician Sydney "Steele" Justin with being her "partner, coach and cheerleader" during her recovery. [Photo courtesy of Justin family]
After Jody Farley Berens and Andy Royal lost their close friend, Michelle Singleton, to cancer in 2005, they noticed that while there were plenty of organizations aimed at helped in researching and battling cancer, there weren’t enough to help cancer patients get through the rigors of their day-to-day lives.
Medicaid expansion needed
Among the leading health issues, most people automatically think of breast cancer as the No. 1 killer for women.
We are all familiar with the fact that chemicals, particularly pesticides and herbicides, have negative side effects. The United States and international government agencies have acknowledged that different pesticides have been linked to a variety of health problems including hormonal disruption, skin, eye and lung irritation, birth defects, weight gain, nervous system toxicity and cancer. Many times, the negative effects of pesticides can take a long time to show, and by the time symptoms are clear, a lot of damage may have already been done.
She’s young, tall-model-slender, beautiful and with a song bird voice. I’ll call her Annie. And, today she sits in jail, serving a lengthy term for her history with drugs. Like so many others, her road to trouble started with alcohol.