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Lexington survivor says endurance helped her move past breast cancer

Updated: 04/28/2015 - It's hard to know what to expect if you ever have to hear the words "you have breast cancer." Think about what that would be like after just giving birth and having a two-month-old at home. In this month's Talk Pink, Amber Philpott introduces us to a woman who has fought cancer and as a reward is pushing herself to the next limit. Why she says if you can survive cancer you can survive any challenge that comes your way.

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Your vote could help a survivor take to the track at the Ky Oaks

Updated: 02/27/2015 - The words breast cancer are something no one wants to hear. If diagnosed though, being called a survivor is a huge honor. In the February Talk Pink, how you can help some of our former Talk Pink survivors win a chance take part in one of Kentucky's most special events, the Kentucky Oaks Survivor's Parade.

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Winchester woman doing whatever it takes to beat cancer

Updated: 01/30/2015 - Megan Wilkins, a Clark County woman who says she likes to think of herself as an "overcomer," discusses her fight with breast cancer. Her message of staying positive is this month's Talk Pink .

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Breast cancer survivor using pink goody bags to reach out to others

Updated: 12/22/2014 - For those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, there is a special bond that is formed with others who have battled the disease. In WKYT's Talk Pink, how one central Kentucky survivor hopes a simple goody bag of love will make the difference in the fight for someone else.

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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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