Dying for a cure this Pinktober: Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

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Pink parties. Pink Ribbons.  Pink celebrations. Pink boas.  Pink bagels.  You name it, it's pink in October.  Many people, breast cancer patients and others, find empowerment and emotional comfort in "pink." Many feel as if they have done good by participating or buying a "pink" good. As I've mentioned before in my post, Missed Opportunities: Celebrities … Continue reading Dying for a cure this Pinktober: Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness

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Now is a critical time.

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Breast Care for Washington has been open for six months.  During this time we have succeeded in providing care to all patients that have come through our doors, regardless of ability to pay. We are the only provider of breast cancer screening, diagnostics and patient navigation to treatment, regardless of ability to pay, East of … Continue reading Now is a critical time.

Gifts That Give Hope

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Breast Care for Washington is  proudly featured in this year's "Gifts that Give Hope" alternative gift fair.  The fair is an opportunity to shop for meaningful gifts this holiday season, with gifts starting as low as $5.  Alternative gifts are donations to 15 local non-profits, and a card is provided that tells the recipient what … Continue reading Gifts That Give Hope

Give where you live. Do More in 24.

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Alright PUGTATO readers.  I need your help.  It all happens in 4 days. In 4 days, we each have an opportunity to give back to those who are less fortunate than us.  On June 6th, 2013, the start-up I am a part of, Breast Care for Washington is participating in a one day, online fundraising … Continue reading Give where you live. Do More in 24.

Watch out, breast cancer. We’re coming for you.

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Women diagnosed with breast cancer in DC's Wards 7 & 8 have a lower chance of survival than the national average.  Watch out, breast cancer.  We're coming for you. It's exciting times at Breast Care for Washington. While we haven't been super active in the public eye since our official launch in November 2012, we've … Continue reading Watch out, breast cancer. We’re coming for you.

Hello Spring.

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Well, it's a beautiful day here in DC.  I've finished up at the local farmer's market with my friend Jess and now I'm taking advantage of the weather by doing some Breast Care for Washington work out on my porch. Turns out we are in desperate need of a patio umbrella and we get direct bake-you-to-a-crisp … Continue reading Hello Spring.

Getting creative with breast cancer screening.

Getting Creative with Breast Cancer Screening

It's been a busy fall here at PUGTATO headquarters. Fall is the season of ovarian cancer awareness month, breast cancer awareness month, and this year, it also included moving to a new home and Breast Care for Washington's official launch. Oy vey. Outside of my outreach work with Myriad this fall, my brain has been … Continue reading Getting creative with breast cancer screening.