Lexington Valentine's party to fight breast cancer

Updated: 02/12/2014 - Lexington, Ky. (WKYT)- This Friday is a day set aside for love, its when couples celebrate their affection for one another. Red is the traditional color we think of for Valentine's Day, but this year one group hopes you see pink! In this month's Talk Pink, WKYT's Amber Philpott has a way you can celebrate Valentine's Day and give back to a good cause all at the same time.

Flash mob brings awareness to cancer

Updated: 05/17/2013 - For many who have battled and beat cancer they feel a sense to give back and help educate others. In Amber Philpott's May Think Pink, she has the story of one woman's fight to beat breast cancer and how it led her to organize a unique and fun way to spread the word about early detection.

Eddie Montgomery reveals details of prostate cancer recovery

Updated: 02/24/2011 - It started with an irritation in his groin area, and eventually led to a diagnosis that would change his life forever. Country music star and Boyle County resident Eddie Montgomery lost his father to prostate cancer 17-years ago.

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Prostate Cancer Facts

*After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men

*About 1 man in 6 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime

*The prostate is about the size of a walnut & found below the bladder

*The prostate helps make some of the fluid (semen) that protects & nourishes the sperm

*Most of the time prostate cancer grows slowly

*Prostate cancer is more common in African-American men

*Men with close family members (father or brother) who have had prostate cancer are more likely to get it themselves

*PSA stands for Prostate-specific antigen, and is a substance made by the prostate gland

*The chance of having prostate cancer goes up as the PSA level goes up

*Early prostate cancer often causes no symptoms

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