Tag: breast cancer awareness

Oct. 29, 2018

The war on breast cancer

Breast cancer survivors Bettye Tompkins and Nila Straka  were invited to share their stories of battling and overcoming the disease during the 11th Medical Group breast cancer awareness event here, Oct. 18.  They said the keys to overcoming their hardships were: empowering themselves through education, relying on a support system, and sharing what

Oct. 27, 2017

Continuing an Air Force career - hope after a breast cancer diagnosis

The pink ribbon that symbolizes National Breast Cancer Awareness might be seen as a somber image, but it also represents hope and the many survivors. As awareness, support, and research funding have increased, more and more women are surviving breast cancer and returning to their careers.