Breast Cancer in the News – April 7

Human Interest Stories Trio of women beat cancer, Scranton Half Marathon up next For many people, running a half marathon could be considered a major challenge.For Lori Marinucci, Mary Lynn Gaetano and Eileen Yanchak, Sunday’s inaugural Scranton Half Marathon will be “nothing.” Sure, they’ve never run one before and have only recently took up the sport. But all three have already faced and beaten one of life’s greatest challenges – breast cancer. Make-up free selfie raises $500 University student Brittany Bishop is donating $500 to Breast Cancer research after receiving over 600 likes on social media for her make-up free photo. Student who got a pink Mohawk for breast cancer awareness in honor of sick mother BANNED from competing in track unless he cuts it off Medical News Premier cancer researcher cites successes and sees hope Bones tell much about breast cancer; foresees personalized prevention routine

The Red Devils Awarded Three Year Grant !

The Red Devils was just awarded a three-year, $69,750 grant from the Global Headquarters of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. We will use those funds to provide transportation to treatment for Prince George’s County breast cancer patients who all too often delay or go without treatment because transportation is an obstacle.