From the Team

Cookin’ for a Cause

On behalf of the Beyond Pink TEAM, I would like to thank the State Bank and Trust Company (SBTC) for designating the Beyond Pink TEAM as the recipient of their recent “Cookin’ for a Cause” event. We would also like to thank the Dike Community for their support of this event. A Total of $1186 more »

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Are You With Us?

For years the breast cancer battle has been about hope.  For decades, the lives of our daughters, mothers, and friends have been in the hands of hope. It isn’t working.  In 1991 the number of American women that died every day was 119. Today it’s about the same – 110 deaths. Every single day. Twenty more »

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From Diagnosis to Treatment…Then WHAT??

From Diagnosis to Survivor: Then What? The “Splash of Color” meeting is Thursday, August 8 from 5-7 pm at the Waterloo Public Library, 415 Commercial Street, Waterloo. This FREE event is open to all women of color living with breast cancer.  Activities are planned from 5 to 7 p.m., but participants can come and go more »

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Local Survivorship Conference….FREE!

The following press release was shared with the Beyond Pink TEAM from our members who work at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. This Survivorship Conference sounds like a great opportunity for everyone: professionals, survivors and caregivers!   Augusta Sires Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – Iowa (319) 272-7334 Covenant Cancer Treatment Center to Host 2013 Cancer Survivorship Conference Waterloo, more »

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Plant it Pink…AND Purple!

Don’t miss out on your chance to plant your garden pink…and purple! The Plant It Pink: Hope Blooms for Breast Cancer campaign is taking orders through August 16 for its sixth year of sales to raise funds for the Beyond Pink TEAM while creating awareness and support for those living with breast cancer in the more »

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Protect yourself from Skin Cancer!

When you have “survived” cancer once and come out on the other side, you are vigilant about protecting yourself from other cancers. This time of year when the sun rays are at their most harmful, we turn our focus to skin cancer. The Beyond Pink TEAM is hosting its next “Meet, Mingle and Learn” event more »

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My Experience with the NBCC conference and Lobby Day

The educational opportunities were amazing at the NBCC conference.  Not just from the medical side, but from the professional woman aspect.  The small group meetings with the speakers offered the opportunity to comfortably ask questions of the researchers and physicians.  Lobby Day was a new experience for me, becoming more comfortable as the day progressed.  more »

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New Advocate Travels to Washington DC

I recently returned from my first National Breast Cancer Coalition Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC. During the inspiring 4 day experience I learned from leading world scientists that we will find a cure for Breast Cancer using innovative, evidence based research. NBCC has established an umbrella organization called The Artemis Project where researchers and scientists more »

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Beyond Pink TEAM Members Attend Breast Cancer Deadline 2020 Inaugural Advocate Leadership Summit

Five members from the Cedar Valley’s Beyond Pink TEAM attended the National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Deadline 2020 Inaugural Leadership Summit in early May. The summit provided an environment for advocates to listen, learn and transform ideas about how to end breast cancer into actions to spread throughout their local communities across the country and around more »

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VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT FAIR!!

Volunteer Fair for the Beyond Pink TEAM We need YOU! If you are passionate about ending breast cancer or motivated to help others who are already living with a diagnosis, we want YOU! The Beyond Pink TEAM is hosting their first Volunteer Recruitment Fair on Tuesday, April 30 from 5:30-6:45 pm at Orchard Hill Church, more »

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