More Think Pink Articles

  • ‘Previvor’ sidesteps breast cancer to live on for family

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Sponsored Content: Sallette Thompson has survived breast cancer, despite the fact that she was never diagnosed. “I’m what you call a ‘previvor,’” said the 50-year-old Pueblo resident. Due to an overwhelming family history of breast and other cancers, Sallette decided to take matters...

  • Survivor pursues degree as way to serve local parish, community

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Yesterday

    Sponsored Content: Before breast cancer, 43-year-old Rebecca Wilson had dreamed of pursuing her Master’s in Theology; after cancer, she’s going for it. “It was something I’ve thought about doing for 10 or 12 years,” she said. “This summer, the opportunity presented itself and I’m in a...

  • Survivor profile: Chris McCloy on a family history of breast cancer

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Yesterday

    Sponsored Content: Chris McCloy’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1966 at age 44. At that time, patients went into surgery not knowing if they would have a breast when they woke up. Radical mastectomies were the only option and the surgery was often disfiguring. “Radiation,...

  • Survivor Fit program keeps patients active during, after cancer treatment

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Yesterday

    Sponsored Content: Look for daily Think Pink features on gazette.com during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s important for cancer patients to stay physically active both while undergoing and post treatment. Survivor Fit, a cancer-specific exercise program offered by Penrose Cancer...

  • Art for the Cure exhibit to close with silent auction, awards

    By Kelly Anderson, kelly.anderson@gazette.com
    Yesterday

    Sponsored Content: The Bridge Gallery will host an exhibit closing for “Art for the Cure: The Courageous and Beautiful” from noon-3 p.m. on Sunday. The ceremony will feature a silent auction and an awards ceremony for the People’s Choice Winner. The gallery, located at 218 W. Colorado...

  • Medical oncologists guide patients through testing, treatment

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Sponsored Content: A cancer diagnosis is filled with many unknowns for a patient not versed in its complexities and treatment options. That’s why medical oncologists Dr. Carmen Matei and Dr. Sue Kim make it a point to be not only technical, but personal, with each breast cancer patient...

  • Komen SECO hosts Open House

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Sponsored Content: This week, Susan G. Komen Southeastern Colorado (SECO) will be the pinkest it’s ever been – and you’re invited! Stop by the Komen SECO office Open House event between 5-6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, located at 625 N. Cascade Ave., Suite 100. At 5:45, Executive Director...

  • Women’s Wellness Connection provides free screenings, mammos for uninsured

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Sponsored Content: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010 and shifted which demographic is in most need of financial assistance for healthcare services. That’s where the Women’s Wellness Connection (WWC) comes in.

  • Early menopause an issue for young breast cancer patients

    By Leslie Massey, leslie.massey@gazette.com
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Sponsored Content: Breast cancer is no longer just your grandmother’s disease. Young women are being diagnosed with breast cancer more than ever before, in part thanks to advanced research and early diagnostics. “Our patients used to be around 60 or 70, even 80 when first diagnosed,”...

  • Nurse navigators walk breast cancer journey with patients

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Sponsored Content: Every breast cancer journey is different, and nobody is more keenly aware of that than Elly Peters. Peters is a breast care nurse navigator at Penrose Cancer Center, part of the Centura Health Cancer Network, delivering advanced, integrated cancer care across Colorado...

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