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Cancer survivor: Early detection is key Video included

WAUSAU (WAOW) -- A Wausau woman diagnosed with breast cancer is sharing her story of survival and knows first-hand why early detection is the key beating the disease.
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Breast cancer survivor program helped Athens woman Video included

An Athens woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer in February of 2013 credits the support of family, friends and a breast cancer support group with helping in her recovery.
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Komen Central Wisconsin Announces 2014 Race for the Cure Honorary Survivor

The Central Wisconsin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is proud to announce the 2014 Race for the Cure Honorary Survivor. Kristine Alston has been awarded this great honor and will speak on race day to share her courageous breast cancer journey with Central Wisconsin.
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Race for the Cure volunteers needed!

CENTRAL WISCONSIN AFFILIATE OF SUSAN G. KOMEN SEARCHES FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR 2014 ANNUAL RACE FOR THE CURE
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Race for the Cure team week! Video included

Team captains are eligible for prizes during team week July 16th – July 21st. More>>

$156,000+ in grants for Central Wisconsin area to help uninsured and under served men and women

Every day fought in the battle to find a cure for breast cancer is one day closer to saving more lives.
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Survivor Story: Tina Frey

In 2004, Tina Frey asked her family practice physician to look at a lump she felt in her breast during my annual physical. Her physician told her that at 25 years old, she was going through hormonal changes that would change the density of her breast tissue... More>>

Breast cancer survivor: Family made big difference in recovery

We're just days away from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. More>>

Auburndale raises money for breast cancer awareness

Some central Wisconsin high school students are helping in the fight against breast cancer. More>>

Wausau volleyball players work to fight breast cancer

Some high school volleyball players in Wausau faced off Tuesday night to fight breast cancer. More>>

Wausau Fire Dept. sells pink shirts for cause

You'll be seeing a lot of firefighters wearing pink this month. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. More>>

Personal Story: Heather Voigt

When I was 21, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I can still see the gestures my dad made when he told me her biopsies were positive. I remember feeling completely overwhelmed and numb at the same time. More>>

Make a donation for National Breast Cancer Awareness month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many across the country are taking time to raises awareness, learn about the disease and help women get access to lifesaving health screenings. More>>

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure hits close to home for many

Hundreds of people joined the fight against breast cancer in downtown Wausau, for the central Wisconsin Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. But for some, it's more than just a race. More>>

Family recalls stress of wife's battle with breast cancer

Almost eight years ago, Anne Jacobson had an experience she'll never forget. More>>

Personal Story: Julie Gazin

I was 43-years-old and the mother of three kids, ages 10-16. I was living in Texas, 1,600 miles away from my family in Wisconsin...it was a very, very difficult and scary time. More>>

Personal Story: Linda Landowski

I first met my biological mother as she lay dying the hospital from breast cancer. She was only 46-years-old. I was 19-years-old and pregnant at the time but I didn't tell her that she would be a grandmother. She never shared if I had a dad or family. More>>

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Click here for a downloadable map of the route.  More>>

Personal Story: Jennifer Kielman

I was promoted to the 6:00 & 10:00 p.m. anchor, was in love and I didn't have too much to worry about. I was 32-years-old and having the time of my life. More>>

Click here for information on how to register for the Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure. It takes place August 12, 2012 in downtown Wausau. More>>

3rd Annual Komen Race for the Cure Event

Central Wisconsin's 3rd Annual Race/Walk will be taking place on August 12, 2012. More>>

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