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Lexington man shares breast cancer survival story

Updated: 10/23/2014 - October is the month we pay particular attention to breast cancer, and it's the perfect time to shed light on something that is often overlooked, male breast cancer. This year nearly 2400 new cases will be detected. One Lexington man is sharing his story in this month's Talk Pink in hopes of sending a loud message to other men.

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2014 Race for the Cure sponsor: Time to get rid of breast cancer

Updated: 08/27/2014 - In October thousands will lace up their running shoes and for most who take part in the annual Komen Race for the Cure they do so with someone special in mind. This year the same can be said for the presenting sponsor who has made finding a cure personal. WKYT's Amber Philpott has their mission is this Talk Pink.

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Lexington Legends going pink for breast cancer

Updated: 07/11/2014 - This weekend Whitaker Bank Ballpark and the Lexington Legends will trade their traditional blue and green for pink and host their 10th annual Pink Out at the Park. In this month's Talk Pink WKYT's Amber Philpott has more on how how you can support the Legends and help in the fight against breast cancer at the same time.

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Survivor giving back, helping those with breast cancer take a vacation

Updated: 06/27/2014 - Many times when there is a diagnosis of breast cancer in a family life can stop and all attention turns to fighting the disease. One North Carolina breast cancer survivor is on a mission to help families come together and take a moment to forget about cancer one vacation at a time. Her recent stop in Lexington is the focus of WKYT's June Talk Pink.

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Sale of home to help fight breast cancer

Posted: 05/26/2014 - In central Kentucky there are hundreds of homes for sale right now. Recently one homebuilder in Jessamine county decided to build a home, but he wasn't looking to make a profit rather give back to a really good cause. In this month's Talk Pink WKYT's Amber Philpott has the story of a house built with love and kindness as a way to fight breast cancer.

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Together, female chefs cooking up cancer awareness

Updated: 03/12/2014 - Lexington has become sort of a culinary mecca with new places to eat popping up all the time. Thursday March 13, you have the chance to sample offerings from six of the top women chefs in Lexington and support a great cause at the same time. WKYT's Amber Philpott is talking food and female power in the kitchen in this month's Talk Pink.

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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.

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Yes, Mamm program helps with cost of breast cancer screening

Updated: 01/22/2014 - Its no secret that mammograms save lives, but for many the cost of getting the procedure done is a huge barrier. In WKYT's January Talk Pink Amber Philpott has more on the new program that is saying "Yes, Mamm" to women who think they can't afford the life saving screening.

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Shop for a cause Saturday at Dillard's

Updated: 11/22/2013 - With the kickoff to the holiday shopping season right around the corner Dillard's at Fayette Mall is unveiling its newly remodeled store this weekend in a grand re-opening. In this month's Think Pink WKYT's Amber Philpott shows you how you can help fight breast cancer and get a jump start on your Christmas shopping at the same time!

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Survivor celebrates nearly 40 years cancer free

Updated: 10/23/2013 - October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and health professionals will tell you that early detection is key. In this month's Think Pink spotlight Amber Philpott has the story of a Lexington woman and her brave decision nearly 40 years ago that not only saved her life but that of her unborn baby.

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Army of angels to support survivor

Updated: 09/27/2013 - On October 5, thousands will take to the streets of downtown Lexington to run in the 17th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. While some will walk others will run and together join their teams and cross the finish line together. In this month's Think Pink segment Amber Philpott introduces you to a young woman whose army of angels will be with her every step of the way.

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Breast cancer survivor uses creativity to heal

Updated: 08/12/2013 - Friday night hundreds in Lexington will get dressed up for a good cause. The annual Pink Tie Gala raises money to help find a cure for breast cancer. One of those in attendance at the gala will be a Lexington woman who is using her creative side to reach out after her diagnosis.

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Son continues father's legacy one bead at a time

Updated: 07/19/2013 - Its is a story of a man and his inspiration and the power that art can have on others. John Tuska's art is well known in Lexington and has touched many people. In the July Think Pink Amber Philpott shoes us how Tuska's son is hoping to continue his father's legacy while reaching out to breast cancer survivors.

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Together Winchester sisters undergoing surgery to prevent cancer

Posted: 06/13/2013 - Angelina Jolie recently revealed she underwent a preventative double mastectomy. Her courage has two Winchester sisters braving the unknown and fighting a killer that has already hit their family. In this month's Think Pink story Amber Philpott profiles two sisters taking a proactive approach to saving their lives.

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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.

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Madison Co. third graders crazy for a cure

Posted: 04/22/2013 - In the third grade most students are just trying to master their lessons like reading and math. In her monthly Think Pink segment Amber Philpott sat down with four young girls in Madison County who are making the grade when it comes to thinking outside the textbook and helping others.

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Breast cancer survivor finishes long journey

Updated: 03/27/2013 - Being diagnosed with breast cancer can often stop a woman in her tracks, but in this Think Pink story one survivor's diagnosis has kept her moving. Amber Philpott has more on how one Boyle county woman's multiple bouts with breast cancer has spurred her to finish a journey nearly forty years in the making.

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Men in pink skirts for a good cause

Updated: 02/20/2013 - On Friday February 22, several area men will take to the stage in Lexington and strut their stuff to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. One of those men who will gladly don his pink skirt is someone who knows the reality of breast cancer all to well. As Amber Philpott reports in this month's Think Pink story his need to help is near and dear to his heart.

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Breast cancer patients turn to ancient therapy for relief

Updated: 01/31/2013 - A diagnosis of any kind of cancer can be a roller coaster of emotions. Add in decisions about treatment and a person's stress level can be through the roof. In this month's Think Pink Amber Philpott introduces you to some breast cancer survivors who are turning to an ancient technique known as Jin Shin Jyutsu for help.

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