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Thousands participate in More Than Pink Walk along with CBS 8 team [Video]

“I walk because I can. I am still here. Cancer picked the wrong person,” said breast cancer survivor Shelly Herndon.

CBS 8 is a proud sponsor of the event that supports breast cancer research.

Last year’s race was virtual due to the pandemic. Organizers said this year, the race isn’t focused on what time you finish, but instead community and togetherness.

More than 3,000 participants walked, including breast cancer survivor, Shelly Herndon.

“I walk because I can. I am still here. Cancer picked the wrong person,” said Herndon.

She was celebrating three years of being cancer-free. 

“A huge weight is lifted off your shoulders and you want to scream to the rooftops! I want to be there for others,” said Herndon. 

She was not only walking to celebrate herself but also to honor her mother who she lost to lymphoma. Hundreds of others were walking for loved ones as well.

“I walk so that my daughter and their …

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How to Do a Self Breast Exam [Video]

Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find breast cancer early, when its more likely to be treated successfullyand you definitely dont need to wait for your doctor to do one during your annual trip to the ob/gyn. Being self-aware of your body is a key part of being active in your own healthcare.