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Welcome to The Augusta Chronicle's We Think Pink in Augusta website! Here you'll find inspiring stories of cancer survivors and information on resources and events throughout the area.

Each year, The Augusta Chronicle works to raise awareness of the fight against breast cancer with a visual show of support in our annual "pink" paper edition on October 1. Yes, it's actually pink!

We hope you'll join us in the support of this important cause!

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New drug treats advanced breast cancer

Martha DeMore is the first at her doctor's practice to get Kadcyla, which combines the antibody-targeted treatment Herceptin with an additional drug toxic to breast cancer cells.

Genetic testing changes breast cancer focus

As genetic sequencing of tumors becomes routine and therapies are targeted at specific molecular traits in the tumor, the location of the primary tumor becomes less and less important, said Dr. Olivier Rixe, the director of the experimental therapeutics program at Georgia Health Sciences University Cancer Center.

Hundreds turn out to honor breast cancer survivors, raise money for center

Very few hands went up Wednesday night at the Augusta Mariott at the Convention Center when comedian Anita Renfroe asked who has never received a mammogram.

Comedian headlines annual We Think Pink Banquet

Proceeds from the banquet will be used to support University's Breast Health Center and the Mobile Mammography Unit.

Exercise improves survival, health of breast cancer survivors

Facing a recurrence of her breast cancer since March, Wanda Forster said the exercise class she goes to at Oxygen Fitness Studio is helping.

Atlanta breast cancer walk raises $4.2 million

ATLANTA - The Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk wrapped up this weekend in Atlanta, with more than $4.2 million raised for breast cancer research and awareness.
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Former DSM Chemicals to close
One of Augusta's oldest and largest chemical plants announced Thursday it is shutting down in 16 months, eliminating up to 600 employee and contractor jobs.