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!


Brave little girl talks about her cancer diagnosis and treatment


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Survivor profile: Patricia Bass

One day in 1983, Bass was lying in bed and found a lump in her breast. Less than a week later, her breast -- and the cancer -- were gone.

Faces of survival: Carolyn Byrd

Carolyn Byrd first dismissed the lump she found during a routine self-exam. When it didn't go away, she was shocked to learn she had breast cancer.

Faces of survival: Emma Lou Nichols

Emma Lou Nichols said she always expected that one day she would have breast cancer. Aunts on both sides of her family had had it: One died from it and one lived 40 more years cancer free.

Makeup helps patients to look, feel healthier

Some breast cancer patients attend classes to learn how to preserve her appearance while her body and the strong medicine fought to preserve her life.

Faces of survival: Glenda Collingsworth

Collingsworth found a lump during a self-exam two weeks after a mammogram came back clear.

Walk participants raise money for breast cancer screenings

More than 5,000 people walked in Saturday's University Hospital's Miracle Mile Breast Cancer Walk, raising more than $180,000.
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