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  • Terms related to breast cancer


  • Breast cancer: In their own words

    Editor’s note: Six breast cancer survivors sat down for individual interviews with Chronicle reporter Mike Wright. The women reflected on their experiences and offered suggestions for patients and their families, friends and other supporters. Here are their edited comments.

  • Walkers around the world unite for Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Komen 3-Day this month

    Eryn Worthington
    Staff Writer

    Dedication to making a difference in the world is only a few steps away.

    In October, walkers around the world unite with the Susan G. Komen foundation to recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Susan G. Komen foundation was created by Nancy G. Brinker, who vowed to her dying sister that she would end breast cancer.

  • Grab a Chronicle, get cruising

    * WIN: A woman’s pink bicycle.
    * HOW: Take a pink Chronicle to Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute in Lecanto and register for a drawing, which will be on Oct. 31.
    * WHERE: 522 N. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto.
    * WHEN: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    * ON THE NET: www.rboi.com

    Anyone who is reading this pink Chronicle has a chance to own a pink bicycle.

  • Reflecting on family, cancer

    Editor’s note: Jerry “Hugs the Clown” Maltman shared his story of how breast cancer and cancer in general has affected his life.

    As I can remember, at the age of about 7, my mother came down with something called cancer.

  • Pink Citrus 5K benefits breast cancer research

    Pink cakes. Pink hair. Pink brassieres.

    Citrus County residents will be seeing pink on Saturday, Oct. 20, as Pink Citrus is hosting its sixth annual fundraising 5K walk at the Withlacoochee State Trail in Inverness.

    Pink Citrus is a Citrus County Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) team. Furthermore, MSABC is a nationwide series of walks, hosted by the American Cancer Society, which sponsors events to raise funds for  breast cancer research.

    Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.; the walk starts at 10:30 a.m.

  • Electric vehicles: Inverness ready to charge

    INVERNESS — The city of Inverness continues its goal of going green.

    On Wednesday, Wayne Greenhill,  commercial energy adviser for Duke Energy, and Scott McCulloch, project manager for the city of Inverness, tested out the two new electric vehicle service (EVS) stations installed in the Inverness Government Center parking lot.

  • Landowners: A lot to consider

    The corporation that owns Forest View Estates must make decisions while considering how those choices impact its customers, the park residents.

    After all, American Land Lease wants to offer its residents a good lifestyle to keep up an occupancy rate necessary for a good return on investment.

    “Across the country we have 18,500 residents,” said Scott Schreiber, senior vice president of sales and marketing, operations and construction at American Land Lease headquarters in Clearwater.

  • Clearing lot raises rent

    Golfers practice their putts on the piece of land behind Joeann Gidlow’s attractive home.

    Tucked in back of the neat line of manufactured residences, with their sparkling exteriors and trimmed lawns and shrubbery, is a bucolic view of old Florida, land dotted with many mature trees and a natural pond.

  • Candidates on the campaign trail