Updated: 6:17 PM 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.
Posted: 8:51 PM 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.
Updated: 8:34 AM 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.
Updated: 7:30 PM 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.
Updated: 6:41 PM 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.
Updated: 6:58 PM Imagine being new to this country, starting your life and in the blink of an eye, you are diagnosed with cancer. For one Frankfort woman, cycling has given her an outlet while fighting for her life.
Updated: 7:05 PM Many of us have no idea how we would react to the words you have cancer.
One newly elected Lexington Fayette Urban County Councilwoman went from cancer to the campaign trail in the wake of her diagnosis.
The story of Shevawn Akers is the focus of Amber Philpott's Think Pink for November.
Updated: 2:03 PM We all know October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Six Kentucky healthcare facilities hope pink gloves and their dancing abilities will help them win big in the fight against breast cancer.
The winning organization receives a $10,000 donation to the breast cancer charity of their choice.
Frankfort Regional Medical Center has chosen the Kentucky Pink Connection if they win.
Updated: 8:04 PM For more than decade a ladies only golf league in Lexington has been hitting the links to raise thousands of dollars for breast cancer support.
The league is know as the "5 o'clock Ladies" and they are the focus of this month's Think Pink segment.
Updated: 11:30 PM A diagnosis of breast cancer can turn a woman's life upside down.
A new study being conducted by the University of Kentucky wants to know how women deal with the diagnosis as well as outside life issues.
As Amber Philpott reports its the focus of this month's Think Pink segment.
Posted: 10:01 PM Research shows that since 1990 the use of mammography has helped reduce breast cancer deaths by a third.
Even though women know its important many are still not getting the life saving test performed.
As Amber Philpott reports one hospital is hoping a trip to the movies will change that among women.
Updated: 3:18 PM The Latin style of dance has become quite popular, in fact there are 14 different Latin dances.
One of those dances has inspired a Lexington woman to get people moving while helping to fight breast cancer at the same time.
Her story is this month's Think Pink segment.
Updated: 7:43 PM Friday morning the Lexington affiliate of Susan G. Komen handed out $300,000 in grant money to 13 groups who are working to fight breast cancer.
It is an annual event and the money handed out is that raised right here in the community.
One of the groups that received a grant helps link women diagnosed with breast cancer to vital resources when they need them most.
Updated: 8:16 PM Cancer changes lives, but for one Lexington woman it put her on the road to a healthier life that helped her battle her illness.
In this month's Think Pink segment, Amber Philpott introduces us to a woman who credits getting in the gym and working out for her road to recovery and beating cancer.
Updated: 9:57 PM In 2012 the Cancer Institute says nearly 230,000 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed.
In our Think Pink segment Amber Philpott introduces us to a Lexington mother who hopes other women will make getting a mammogram a new year's resolution, one that could save their life.
Updated: 11:28 PM Many times we hear health news about what we should be eating to lessen our chances of getting certain types of cancer.
If you are diagnosed with cancer, nutritionists say what you eat is just as important as the treatment you are undergoing.
In our monthly cancer warriors segment, Amber Philpott introduces us to a Lexington dietitian who makes it her mission to fight cancer one food at a time.
Updated: 8:22 PM Each month on WKYT we will introduce you to what we call a "Cancer Warrior."
The stories focus on those working to find a cure, those battling the disease or those that have won their battle.
For the month of November, a cancer many of us have never heard of, Inflammatory Breast Cancer.
IBC, its rare and its deadly and one Laurel County woman is fighting it daily.
Updated: 8:44 PM There are nearly 5,000 people registered for Saturday's 15th annual Race For the Cure in downtown Lexington.
One of those signed up to run is a young Central Kentucky woman who will soon celebrate her seventh year being cancer free and she will also be looking to finish first among survivors for the third year in a row.
Updated: 10:43 AM October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
On October 15th thousands of runners will take to the streets in downtown Lexington in honor of those who have battled the disease.
This year marks a milestone for the race and for one of the original co-founders as well.
Updated: 10:25 AM WKYT is now a proud media partner with Komen Lexington.
The organization will celebrate two major milestones this year, the first of which is this Friday night with their annual Pink Tie Gala and later this fall with the Race for the Cure in downtown Lexington.
Susan G. Komen® and WWE® “Make Mom Proud” Susan G. Komen and WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced an awareness campaign, “Make Mom Proud,” to support the fight against breast cancer. The TV and digital campaign, which coincides with Mother’s Day, calls on supporters to do something meaningful for their moms and the other important women in their lives.