breast cancer awareness

October 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Brem Foundation Offers Assistance for Breast Cancer Detection (VIDEO)

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), shows that more than 200,000 women and more than 2,000 men were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014. While mammogram screenings can help lower the risk of dying from breast cancer, staff from a local nonprofit, the Brem Foundation, said there are more things […]

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September 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Interfaith Works Kicking Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Re-Bra Event

To kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Interfaith Works is teaming up with the Brem Foundation, a breast-cancer education non-profit, to launch a new program aimed for helping women access free, donated bras. Interfaith Works is launching an initiative titled, “Re-Bra,” a unique way for breast surgery patients to donate their pre-surgery bras to women […]

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August 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Breast Cancer Non-profit ‘For 3 Sisters’ Opens New Headquarters in Olney (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

‘For 3 Sisters’ is a local breast cancer nonprofit in Montgomery County that recently opened new offices in Olney. Here’s the story: Marshall Moneymaker is a retired Montgomery County firefighter and known to many in Montgomery County as the “the pink fireman” for his advocacy about breast cancer; a disease that claimed the life of three […]

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October 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Declares October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a statewide proclamation declaring October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Maryland. “Breast cancer poses a threat to women of all ages and backgrounds, and in many cases early detection and action leads to more effective and successful treatment,” said Hogan. “By raising awareness, we can increase screening rates […]

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October 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Go PINK (Video)

Montgomery County firefighters are going pink this month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Susan Kenedy reports.

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October 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

Firefighters Think Pink (Photo)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Montgomery County Fire and Rescue has joined the national campaign for the third year in an effort to raise awareness about the cause and money for cancer research and programs. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women and it is estimated that there are […]

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