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Attend breast cancer support groups the second and fourth Thursday monthly

Counseling Services is offering a breast cancer support group for WSU faculty and staff women.  The group meets in Lighty 286 from 12:10-1:00 on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month.  Participants have the opportunity to share and receive support regarding their personal experiences with breast cancer, as well as exchange information about related […]

Yoga promotes survivor well being

It was a combination of foresight plus opportunity. Inspired by her own commitment to the practice of yoga, Sally Blank — together with a team of researchers at WSU Spokane — has demonstrated that breast cancer survivors who practice Iyengar yoga show enhanced psychological well-being and possible immune system benefits as well. “It really bridges […]

Iditarod icon, breast cancer survivor to speak

DeeDee Jonrowe an Alaska sled dog racing icon will visit with the public at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Friday, March 23, at 2 p.m. in Bustad Hall, room 145. Jonrowe has competed annually for more than 20 years in the male-dominated Iditarod Trail Sled Dog competition. A breast cancer survivor, she comes […]

Way Out Woman sledding to support breast cancer

Diana Gregg, a medical transcriptionist at Washington State University’s Veterinary Medical School, is an official Way Out Woman. Gregg is one of six women in Idaho chosen to participate in the Way Out Women cross-country snowmobile ride in January and February. The ride, sponsored by Polaris Industries, will benefit breast cancer research and awareness in […]