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Home    Newsroom    News Releases    CoxHealth News: September 2009    CoxHealth announces Breast Cancer Awareness Month events
CoxHealth announces Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

For immediate release
Sept. 21, 2009

Survivors of breast cancer wear the pink ribbon to increase awareness of the disease. Others wear it to honor friends and family members who did not survive. To them and the world it represents challenge, fear and resolve to never stop the fight.

In honor of the pink ribbon and all it stands for, The Women's Center at CoxHealth will present these free events during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

PINK: Power IN Knowledge
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2-3:30 p.m.
Foster Auditorium, Cox South, 3801 S. National
PINK means power. If you've experienced breast cancer, arm yourself with the latest information on technology, treatments and tools for survival. Join us for a physician panel discussion, plus inspiring art exhibits and light refreshments. Call 269-LADY to register.

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Saturday, Oct. 17, registration begins at 8 a.m., walk starts at 9 a.m.
Jordan Valley Park, 635 E. Trafficway
This fun, noncompetitive 5K walk will raise money to fight breast cancer. Participation is free, but walkers are asked to raise funds. Call 447-1485 to register or for more information.

17th Annual Pink Ribbon Rally
Saturday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Battlefield Mall East Court, 2825 S. Glenstone
Don't miss this celebration of hope and healing. Live music, stories of encouragement from breast cancer survivors, informative women's health displays and great prizes. Call 269-LADY for more information.

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