Breast Cancer Awareness Month

December 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Re-Bra Program Inspired by Breast Cancer Survivors (VIDEO)

The price of bras for women can vary anywhere between $20-to-$75; and that can be on the low end. Prices are even higher for women if they need a special bra for nursing, after breast cancer surgery or if they need a special size. But for some women, buying a bra, no matter the price […]

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October 20, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Breast Cancer Awareness Month (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council declared October ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ today and were joined by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service and Local 1664. Nancy Floreen, Council Vice President, recognized Local 1664 for their efforts to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Floreen, a breast cancer survivor, released this statement following the proclamation: “One […]

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October 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Government House Illuminates in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (PHOTO)

In case you missed it this weekend, the Government House in Annapolis was lit up in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer. Government House is the official residence of the governor and his family in Maryland. On Oct. 1, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued a proclamation announcing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As […]

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October 14, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Breast Cancer Awareness Month (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council on Oct. 14 recognized October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, joining with representatives of the Montgomery County Women’s Cancer Control Program, Suburban Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital to remind women to get regularly checked. Since the program began in 1985, mammography rates have more than doubled for women age 50 […]

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October 20, 2013 | Staff Writer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Montgomery County Council on Oct. 15 declared October ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ in the County. At the ceremonies in Rockville, Councilmember Nancy Floreen—who is a breast cancer survivor—and Councilmembers Craig Rice, Nancy Navarro and Hans Riemer—who have all been personally impacted by breast cancer in their families—were joined by members of the Montgomery County […]

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October 20, 2012 | Staff Writer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Video)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A recent proclamation by County Council Member Nancy Floreen is intended to raise awareness of breast cancer screening and to make residents aware of support services here in the county. Council member Nancy Navarro also addressed this important issue. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery […]

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