Artie Paint Party fundraiser a success!

Paint Night, August 10, 2017
Artie Paint Party fundraiser event for PINK Partners on August 10th. What a great time for everyone! Thank you, Jennifer Titemore!!                           

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Congratulations to our 2017 PINK Scholarship Winners!

P.I.N.K. Partners is proud to announce the winners of our two scholarships to York County high school seniors who have been touched by breast cancer in some way. These scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, are to help students pursue a Bachelor’s or Associates Degree or attend a vocational or technical school. P.I.N.K. Partners has also awarded a third scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, in memory of one of our members – The Betty Miller Memorial Scholarship. Here are the winners for our P.I.N.K. 2017 Health and Science Scholarships: Trevor ...

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New Frontiers In Breast Cancer

by Alice Park, originally posted on TIME.com, October 6, 2016 Terrifying as the C word can be, breast cancer today means something very different than it did a decade ago. Doctors know more than ever about what causes cancer in the first place and when it's best to screen for the disease as well as which cancers are more likely to spread aggressively and which may be able to be monitored and left alone. This knowledge will only grow more refined in the years to come, thanks in part to a handful of landmark studies launched this year. Mounting evidence shows that the ...

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Health and Science Scholarship 2017

P.I.N.K. Partners is offering scholarships for York County High School Seniors once again in 2017! If you are a student who has been touched by breast cancer in some way, perhaps a family member or family friend, and would like to pursue a Bachelor’s or Associate degree or attend a vocational-technical school, you qualify. We will award two scholarships to area high school seniors each in the amount for $1,000. In addition, we will offer a scholarship in memory of one of our members, The Betty Miller Memorial Scholarship for $1,000. We are proud to be able to ...

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Creating Joy and Memories Fundraising Event

Join us as we create, stamp and embellish! ...to benefit P.I.N.K. Partners. WHEN: Saturday, April 2, 2016 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ........................................................................ WHERE: Christ Lutheran Church (Starview) 4600 N Sherman St Ext. Mt Wolf, PA 17347 ........................................................................ COST: Stamp a Stack Option – $25.00 ($15.00 will be donated to P.I.N.K.) You’ll create 8 cards and envelopes (2 each of 4 different designs to include Birthday, Thinking of You and Get Well). – ...

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Join Us for “Community Fundraiser” Night at Isaac’s

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches (West York) will be holding a “Community Night” to benefit P.I.N.K. Partners. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the cost of your meal will go directly to the organization. We hope to see you and thank you for your support! WHERE: Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches Carlisle Commerce Center 2159 White Street West York 17404 717-854-2292 (Call ahead for takeout) (Valid at this location only) WHEN: Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:00–9:00p.m. HOW: Print the attached form and bring it with ...

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Exercise can ease pain from breast cancer drugs

Woman Exercising
by Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Article Originally Published by: www.usatoday.com And women who exercised more had better results. Supervised exercise may help relieve treatment-related pain among breast cancer patients, a new study finds. The study focused on hormonal therapies called aromatase inhibitors, which certain post-menopausal breast cancer patients take for up to five years after surgery. Aromatase inhibitors, or AIs, can reduce the risk of relapse by up to half, said co-author Jennifer Ligibel of Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Many women who take AIs ...

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Studies: Some breast cancer treatments can be skipped

Breast Cancer Treatment
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEThis article was originally published: www.nbcnews.com Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests. The research is aimed at curbing overtreatment, a big problem in cancer care. Treatments help many women beat the disease, but giving too many or ones that aren't really needed causes unnecessary expense, trauma and lifelong side effects, such as ...

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