Walking For Breast Cancer With La Vie de Laurie

My friend Laurie Brosius from La Vie de Laurie is walking the Susan G. Komen 3 Day For The Cure for the second time on next year. She recently took part in the 2009 Dallas Race for the Cure with her husband. She inspires me not only for walking 60 miles in 3 days and 5 Kilometers in a day, but for working throughout the year to raise the $2300 necessary to take part in the 3 Day. Why does she do it? My husband lost his mother to breast cancer in 1996, and although I never met her I wanted to do something in her memory that would help ease the pain of their loss and mine.  I felt cheated … [Read more...]

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Cryo-Cell Partners With Susan B. Komen

I've written previously about Cryo-Cell and their work with stem cells from menstrual blood. They are now partnering with Susan B. Komen to raise money for breast cancer research for the month of October - Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Along with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Cryo-Cell is working to find ways to use the "rich source of stem cells from menstrual blood" to treat breast cancer. When you purchase the “Protect Baby, Protect Mom”  they will contribute $50 to the Susan B. Komen Foundation.  This service combines C'elle with the Ucord service, which is … [Read more...]

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