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Opinion | Marilyn Halstead: Learn from people who have breast cancer | Local News [Video]

Today, we are honoring breast cancer survivors. I was an adult when I really learned about breast cancer from a friend who fought a valiant battle for years.

I began working for The Southern Illinoisan in December 1989, and one of the first things I learned was how to create obituaries. One of my teachers was Joan Viering.

Over the next five and a half years, I learned from Joan and the others in the newsroom. One thing Joan taught me was about breast cancer.

I no longer remember the date that Joan first found out she had breast cancer, but I remember the call. She called me after work that evening and told me about her cancer. She said she would fight it and win.

Over the next couple years, she valiantly fought her opponent – the little cancer cells in her own body. It looked like she won, …

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Think Pink | Breast Cancer Awareness | Max Hospital, Saket [Video]

Max Healthcare conducted a Think Pink campaign in October to spread awareness on breast cancer. The campaign aimed to teach women above the age of 18 the importance and technique of self-examination to prevent the spread of breast cancer. For more information, visit http://www.maxhealthcare.in or call 8860444888.#BreastCancer #ThinkPink #NidarrHamesha #Cancer