- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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