Read Pink - Breast Cancer Awareness Month - 2013

Now in its fifth year, our “Read Pink” campaign has become a Daily Post tradition. Our goal is to raise awarness in the fight against breast cancer, and our hope is changing the color of the Oct. 5 paper (and website) will help us do that by catching your attention as we begin Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

» OUR VIEW: Pink paper emphasizes need for early detection

Early detection requires routine check ups, which some people are better at scheduling than others. Our hope is that Saturday’s pink edition and the stories it contains about breast cancer survivors will serve as a reminder for women to get checked out.

» Eastside employee shares own experience with breast cancer with patients

Paulette Zinkann is the cancer program coordinator at Eastside Medical Center in Snellville.

» Art exhibit celebrates healing during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Peachtree Corners residents Sal Brownfield and Eve Hoffman have collaborated on a exhibit and book, both titled “A Celebration of Healing.”

» Woman aspires to be advocate for breast cancer patients in their 30s

Carla Murrath, a Buford resident, wants to be an advocate for women diagnosed with breast cancer in their 30s.

» Rehab therapy helps Dacula woman undergoing breast cancer treatment

Having completed rehab therapy for lymphedema, Nita Woods said her quality of life is much improved.

» Gwinnett Medical to open Cancer Support Center in November

Gwinnett Medical Center’s Cancer Support Center will go beyond the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, getting to the root of emotional support for patients and their families.