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Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month

Clarinda Regional Health Center is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by bringing you stories of four amazing women whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer.

We hope you find the following stories inspiring and informational.


Survivor Stories

Sue Whitehead PortraitClick Here to View Sue's Story

Sue tells her compelling story of battling a rare form of breast cancer for the past four years. Sue is still battling the disease, but her determination and will should inspire all to live each day to the fullest.


Delinda's Story

Click Here to View Delinda's Story

Delinda tells her story of early detection of breast cancer and the value of digital mammography. Delinda's message to others, "It's so easy...don't put it off!"



Mandy's PhotoClick Here to View Mandy's Story

Mandy tells her story of detecting breast cancer via CRHC's digital mammography. Mandy says, "...I never knew this new machine would save my life."



Kathy Linquist

Click Here to View Kathy's Story

Kathy tells her story of having a family history of breast cancer and detecting breast cancer via CRHC's digital mammography. Kathy's message to women is to get a regular mammogram and not put it off.





web links / web resources

American Cancer Society

Relay for Life

Susan G. Komen Foundation