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!




Diagnosis not a death sentence, survivor Lee Knable says

Lee Knable wasn’t terribly concerned when she first found a cyst on her breast. She had had them before. This time, though, it didn’t heal properly. Her primary care physician did a mammogram, which detected cancer. A biopsy confirmed the diagnosis.

Positive attitude helps Julie Streeter in breast cancer fight

Streeter had a lumpectomy and six rounds of chemotherapy and had just started radiation when she found out she tested positive for the BRCA2 gene, which meant her chances for recurrence or risk for other cancers were much higher.

Breast cancer survivor Barbara Paul was determined to avoid mother's, grandmother's fate

Barbara Paul found a lump in her right breast while doing a self exam in May 2011.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

Today: Pretty in Pink Day: Wear pink to show support Breast Self-Exam Class: 5 p.m., University Hospital Breast Health Center, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Professional Center 2, Suite 205

Lydia Project helps breast cancer patients

The Lydia Project serves all women with cancer, but, reflecting the prevalence breast cancer has among women, 53 percent of its referrals concern breast cancer patients.

Cher in the City: Encourage your friends to be proactive against breast cancer

What's important is that we are all on the same mission and that is one of encouraging our mothers, sisters, girlfriends and wives to be proactive when it comes to their health.