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On her mark: Spokane resident Jackie Colton lines up for the start of the Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington Race for the Cure in downtown Spokane on Sunday morning. Colton, who has been battling breast cancer for five months, was among an estimated 7,500 participants in the seventh annual fundraiser to fight breast cancer. See story on A6 and more photos at spokesman.com/photos. (Kathy Plonka)
On her mark: Spokane resident Jackie Colton lines up for the start of the Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington Race for the Cure in downtown Spokane on Sunday morning. Colton, who has been battling breast cancer for five months, was among an estimated 7,500 participants in the seventh annual fundraiser to fight breast cancer. See story on A6 and more photos at spokesman.com/photos. (Kathy Plonka)

October is breast cancer awareness month and among the flood of pink ribbons are lots of myths about this disease.

As a breast cancer survivor, I can tell you that I have heard many of these myths. Take time to read about what is fact and what is simply nonsense in the wind. You may feel relief and better informed.

(S-R archives pphoto:  Spokane resident Jackie Colton lines up for the start of the Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington Race for the Cure, April 23, 2012)




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