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Young breast cancer survivors benefit from DBCC program

Terry Rogers Culture, Town Square Live

A diagnosis of breast cancer at any age can be frightening and stressful, but for younger women, learning you have breast cancer can be especially devastating. The Young Survivors in Action (YSIA) program through Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) is designed to help people between the ages of 20 and 40 who have been diagnosed with the disease. “We have …

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Mammography Month:  A Time to Honor Mothers and Their Health

Terry Rogers Delaware Live, Health

May is the month to celebrate mothers and what better way to celebrate the women in your life than by encouraging them to get an annual mammogram? Since May is also Mammography Month, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) urges all women to put themselves first and get a routine mammogram. “It’s important to take care of yourself even when taking …

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25th Breast Cancer Update to focus on access, advances

Staff Writer Headlines, Health

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will offer its 25th Annual Breast Cancer Update virtually April 19. “As someone who has seen firsthand the impact of medical care disparities on breast cancer patients, I am passionate about the need to address access and equity issues in healthcare,” said Dr. Karen Louie of Christiana Care said. “No one should be denied access …

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There is no right or wrong way to be a breast cancer survivor

Terry Rogers Delaware Nonprofits, Health

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) offers many different services designed to help those who have survived breast cancer but also for those who are newly diagnosed. One of the key factors to understand when someone is diagnosed is that there is no right or wrong way to be a survivor as Taylor Urban explains. “I was diagnosed with breast cancer …

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DBCC’s Yes2Health program promotes wellness for all

Terry Rogers Health

  Along with promoting early detection of cancer, the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition also offers programs that can benefit those who have not been diagnosed but have risk factors for it or other diseases. The Yes2Health program is available to men and women who may be at risk for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes or pre-diabetes as well as …

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DBCC’s Young Survivors in Action promotes meditation and meaningful activity during and after breast cancer treatments

Terry Rogers Health

Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) understands that every breast cancer survivor needs methods for staying upbeat, healthy and motivated. This is especially true of women who are diagnosed at a young age. For this reason, they offer DBCC’s Young Survivors in Action, a program which is designed to connect, support, and empower young women diagnosed with breast cancer. “Recently, DBCC’s …

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DBCC hosts 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update

Terry Rogers Health

by Terry Rogers   DBCC will hold their 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update on February 23 in a virtual format Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) will hold their 24th Annual Breast Cancer Update “BREAKING THE CODE:  Advances in Vaccines and Treatments for Breast Cancer” in a virtual setting on Wednesday, February 23 from 7:30 AM until 1:00 PM. The conference …

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Live a healthier lifestyle with Yes2Health

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health

DBCC’s Yes2Health program can help you live a healthier lifestyle by Terry Rogers   Yes2Health, a free community health outreach program offered by Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, is designed to promote healthier lifestyles through education. The weekly program is for 12 weeks and available virtually. “These weekly education programs include lessons and discussions about nutrition, fitness, health and wellness to …

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DBCC to host Aunt Mary Pat’s “Talk of the Township”

Terry Rogers Culture

Aunt Mary Pat will entertain on October 7 at The Queen in Wilmington On October 7, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition will hold a benefit from 7 to 8 PM at The Queen in Wilmington, presenting Aunt Mary Pat and her “Talk of the Town” show. The show is a live comedy act filled with laughter and fun. “The show is …