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Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Month

Caylee Hanna


April 20, 2024

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - April is National Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Month. According to the Prevent Cancer Foundation, in the U.S. nearly 20 percent of new cancer cases are related to a combination of excessive body weight, unhealthy eating, alcohol consumption, and lack of physical activity.

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Why we're here

Kelsey Davis

KFDA NewsChannel 10

December 28, 2023

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Panhandle Breast Health and other health experts stress the importance of early detection, access, advocacy and mammogram screenings.

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‘Early detection is key’: Breast health programs helping women in Texas Panhandle

Kelsey Davis

KFDA NewsChannel 10

October 10, 2023

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - One in eight women will develop breast cancer and experts say screening is key to early detection.

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Panhandle Breast Health worried about spike in breast cancer cases after pandemic

Dalton Williams

KVII News Channel 7

April 20, 2023

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — 'Screened and Seen,' that's the new campaign Panhandle Breast Health is doing to help bring and renew awareness of the importance of getting an annual screening for breast cancer.

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Panhandle Breast Health set to host ‘Cancer Prevention Health’ fair

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with Panhandle Breast Health partner with Amarillo College Pride, inviting the community to a “Cancer Prevention Health” fair.

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Fire Slice dessert offer to benefit Panhandle Breast Health

Erin Rosas

My High Plains, KAMR/KCIT

Oct. 17, 2022

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Fire Slice Pizzeria recently announced that it will be supporting Panhandle Breast Health during the month of October.

Fire Slice, located at 7306 SW 34th, detailed that for every Think Pink Strawberry Blondie dessert purchased, the pizzeria will donate $1 to Panhandle Breast Health.

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Panhandle Breast Health ‘Kick-Off and Health’ fair is set for
Oct. 15

Dailyn Wells

My High Plains, KAMR/KCIT

Oct. 13, 2022

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Panhandle Breast Health invites the community out to a “Kick-off and Health” fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 15 at the Atrium, located on 6900 I-40 in suite 230.

According to a PBH flyer, PBH encourages guests to join them in the Transcending Limits Cancer screening initiative Kickoff aiming to raise awareness, and increase cancer screening and vaccination rates.

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PBH spreads knowledge on importance of health during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Jordan Gipson

Amarillo Globe-News
Oct. 12, 2022

“Early detection is key to survival,” said Jerri Glover, board president for Panhandle Breast Health (PBH). October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and PBH is spreading awareness of breast health for the community. “The longer you wait without diagnosis, the harder the fight becomes,” Glover said. 

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Texas Panhandle Breast Health announces annual ‘Tee Off for Tatas Golf Tournament’

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Texas Panhandle Breast Health (PBH) officials announced Monday when they will tee off the second annual “Tee Off for Tatas Golf Tournament”. The event is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Comanche Trail Golf Course, 4200 S. Grand.

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Panhandle Breast Health launches free breast cancer screening for qualified woman

Tamlyn Cochran

KFDA News Channel 10 

Aug. 15, 2022

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Panhandle Breast Health (PBH) announces the Positively Pink Breast Cancer Screening Initiative.

The goal of this program is to decrease the number of breast cancer deaths by increasing the up-to-date mammography rate in a 9-county service area.

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Rudy’s pink cup campaign raises funds for PBH

Amarillo Globe-News
Nov. 23, 2019

Rudy’s Country Store and Real Texas Bar-B-Que recently presented a contribution of more than $16,000 to Panhandle Breast Health (PBH) Board of Directors at a celebration luncheon held at Rudy’s. The contribution reflected the results of Rudy’s Pink Cup for the Cure Campaign in the West Texas area during the Month of October, honoring National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, according to a news release.

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Cancer survivors put their struggles on public display

Lisa Lamb

Amarillo Globe News

Aug. 20, 2017

Cancer survivors shared their stories over the weekend in an art show featuring a medium normally not on public display.

About 30 bras adorned with flowers, feathers, paint and other accessories were strung up on clothing lines with tales of the women who created them as part of Panhandle Breast Health’s ninth annual “Bra Talk” art show at Chalice Abbey.

Survivor Deana Ray, who contributed to the show, has been cancer-free for two years.

“I’ve learned that I don’t have to be super 100 percent of the time,” she said. “I can stop and relax and realize this has affected me and I have to stop and adjust for it.”

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