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Challenge: Raise Awareness about Breast Cancer - Win a Prize!!
October 1, 2012 at 7:21 PM

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Let's help raise awareness on CafeMom by creating one long thread dedicated to Breast Cancer.

Reply to this post with ribbons, symbols, info, stories, logos, links, bumps and any thoughts that you'd like to share.

pink ribbonThree moms who reply to this post during the month of October will WIN a CafeMom tote bag.


 

For more Information on Breast Cancer:
http://www.breastcancer.org/
http://www.bcsupport.org/
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/BreastCancer/index
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

Giveaway rules:

  • The Raise Awareness about Breast Cancer Giveaway starts 10/2/12 at 7pm (ET) and ends 10/31/2012 at 11pm (ET) (the "Giveaway Period").
  • Enter by replying to this post during the Giveaway Period.
  • Multiple entries are permitted and encouraged, as it increases your chances of winning.
  • Three winners will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entries to receive a CafeMom Tote Bag.
  • The random drawing shall occur on or about 11/7/12.
  • No Purchase Necessary.
  • Open to US residents 16 years and older.
  • Void where prohibited. Click here for the rest of the Official Rules

Replies

  • Bmat
    by Bmat
    October 13, 2012 at 2:56 PM

    I did all the right things to avoid breast cancer and had none in my family.  14 year survivor.

  • Bmat
    by Bmat
    October 13, 2012 at 2:57 PM

    My sister filled out the questionaire before getting her mammo,  one of the questions was do you have breast cancer in your family. I told her, you do now.

  • MamaBear2cubs
    October 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

    Cute bag and great cause!

  • Leahwilliams
    October 14, 2012 at 1:14 AM
    I lost my uncle Benny Maxwell to breast cancer a couple years ago. I didnt know men could even get breast cancer until my uncle got it. It was very hard for our family and were still dealing with his passing. I will always continue to support the cause.
  • mrswillie
    October 14, 2012 at 7:19 AM
    I have a friend who found out she had it at her six week check up after giving birth. She is ok now.
  • mrswillie
    October 14, 2012 at 7:19 AM
    Sorry for your loss. Hugs

    Quoting Leahwilliams:

    I lost my uncle Benny Maxwell to breast cancer a couple years ago. I didnt know men could even get breast cancer until my uncle got it. It was very hard for our family and were still dealing with his passing. I will always continue to support the cause.
  • mrswillie
    October 14, 2012 at 7:21 AM
    Hugs..I'm sorry for your loss.

    Quoting Tiffytifftiff:

    This is my tattoo it's for my mother and grandmother who lost there battle and for my mother-in-law who has won.

  • Tiffytifftiff
    October 14, 2012 at 1:29 PM

    Thank-you =)  It's benen 12 years for my mother and 9 for my grandmother.

    Quoting mrswillie:

    Hugs..I'm sorry for your loss.

    Quoting Tiffytifftiff:

    This is my tattoo it's for my mother and grandmother who lost there battle and for my mother-in-law who has won.


  • MamaMandee
    October 14, 2012 at 2:04 PM

  • LoriA514
    October 14, 2012 at 4:41 PM

    If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. 

    When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope?

    We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or FIGHT LIKE HELL.

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