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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Dooley to speak at fundraiser banquet

Speaker and author Barbara Dooley will be the keynote speaker for The Augusta Chronicle We Think Pink banquet tonight.

Banquet to benefit patients

The Lydia Project, which often steps in to help with bills or rent for women with cancer, is the beneficiary of The Augusta Chronicle We Think Pink banquet Tuesday at Savannah Rapids Pavilion.

Latest breast cancer research focuses on effective drugs

As scientists unravel further how breast cancer develops, evades treatment and spreads, they are finding better and finer targets for drugs that attack the machinery of cancer.

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.
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Kettle donations rise in 2014

After a disappointing showing last year, donations to the Salvation Army's local Red Kettle Campaign have risen nearly 20 percent in 2014.