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Pink Ladies Website is one in 11.2 Million
A new website for local women with cancer is launched today and it promises to be packed with useful information. Catherine Kalamis logs on to find out who's behind the new venture. Please click here for more information.
Special Mini backs fund-raiser
A PINK Mini complete with sunglasses, earrings and a tail graced the island's roads on Saturday to promote a breast cancer fund-raiser in Jersey. Please click here for more information.
The race to cure cancer.
More than 2,000 women took part in Sunday's Race for Life. Rosie Allsopp spoke to some of those involved and found out why it was so important to them to take part in the annual event Please click here for more information.
London-to-Paris riders survive British carve-ups and French heat
FOUR women who cycled from London to Paris raised more than £8,000. June Martel, Mandy Austin, Mandy Mortimer and Michelle Brouard completed the 300km ride for the Pink Ladies breast cancer support group. Please click here for more information.
Seizing The Day
BARBARA Minta is no stranger to drama. A past president of GADOC and its present front of house manager, she is still at the forefront of it all. But when in 2002 she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Barbara took the news calmly and made a decision that this would not become a personal drama that would take over her life. Please click here for more information.
Ladies in the pink over new calendar
GUERNSEY has its own Calendar Girls. Local breast cancer support group the Pink Ladies has launched a calendar of its own, just as the Rylstone Women’s Institute did. Please click here for more information.
Taking drastic steps for survival
‘If you watched it on the telly, you’d think “Oh, for goodness sake, that’s a bit far fetched”,’ said Christine Bisson, who turned 56 on Tuesday. But this is not fiction. Last year she became one of the estimated one in nine who will become diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. And as Zoe Ash reports, Chris’ story is particularly poignant because she was still grieving the tragic loss of her niece, a sufferer who had died only months previously. Please click here for more information.
GUERNSEY men and women undergoing any cancer treatment which causes hair loss are entitled to two free wigs - that's one better than the scheme offered by the NHS. Please click here for more information.
Guernsey women have made difference
WOMEN in Guernsey have been praised for their part in the fight against breast cancer during a national awareness month. Since 1961, about 11,000 women have been tested as part of the Guernsey Research Project, which has helped further the understanding of the causes this form of the disease. Please click here for more information.
To mark Breast Cancer Awareness month, we take a look at a special project that will keep us in the pink for the whole of next year Please click here for more information.
Gut Feeling Saved My Life
As she sat on the floor packing away Christmas decorations, Heather Phillips began to cry. She was thinking about writing letters to her two young children so they would have something to open from their mum the following year. Diagnosed with breast cancer a month earlier, she had no idea what the future) held - or whether she had one at all. Story and pictures by Zoe Ash Please click here for more information.
They're the Calendar Girls of Guernsey
They're the Calendar Girls of Guernsey - but there's no nudity in the Pink Ladies' 2006 fundraiser. Instead these models all have one thing in common: they've suffered breast cancer. Zoe Ash found out more. Please click here for more information.
Talk will mark contribution
THOUSANDS of women involved in a unique breast cancer research project are invited to a talk celebrating their contribution to fighting the killer disease. Please click here for more information.
Music and colour in the fight against cancer
PUPILS at Les Beaucamps School have taken a musical and colourful stand against cancer. Its Year 11s organised a series of lunchtime activities on Friday to raise awareness of the condition and funds to help fight it as part of their GCSE citizenship studies. Please click here for more information.
No cash freeze for adventurer
FUND-RAISING efforts for Nicola Le Feuvre's expedition to the Arctic are going well. Mrs Le Feuvre and her team are busy organising various events including a 70s and 80s disco night, a car boot sale, a raffle and a Mediterranean evening at Oil & Vinegar. Please click here for more information.
My Biggest Challenge
WHEN Sally Wood heard she had breast cancer she was angry. After years of healthy living and sporting achievement it was the last thing the former national badminton champion expected. But then she decided to do what she's always done best - take on the competition and beat it. Please click here for more information.