breast cancer Section

Sponsored Post Think Pink for Breast Cancer & Save at The Oilerie Burien until Oct. 31

Think Pink for Breast Cancer & Save at The Oilerie Burien until Oct. 31

Think Pink for Breast Cancer Research Foundation means Savings and Yumminess at The Oilerie Burien during the month of October. The Seahawks are wearing touches of pink…  pink ribbons festoon lapels... [Read more]

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Athletes will go PINK Friday to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (Sept. 28) that all its football teams will be “getting their PINK on” to support the American Cancer Society and Breast Cancer Awareness Month during... [Read more]

Burien resident Carol Roll summits tallest mountain in Mexico for Breast Cancer

Burien resident Carol Roll summits tallest mountain in Mexico for Breast Cancer

Seven-year Burien resident Carol Roll has spent the last 10 days outside Mexico City climbing two of North America’s tallest mountains – Iztaccihuatl (17,343 ft) and El Pico de Orizaba (18,490... [Read more]

Burien sisters Carol & Katie Roll climb Mt. Rainier for breast cancer research

Burien sisters Carol & Katie Roll climb Mt. Rainier for breast cancer research

Katie Roll, Carol Roll and friend Lisa at Disappointment Cleaver. Burien sisters Carol and Katie Roll climbed Mt. Rainier last weekend to raise funds for breast cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer... [Read more]

Mobile Mammogram coming to Burien Community Center Friday, Aug. 30

Mobile Mammogram coming to Burien Community Center Friday, Aug. 30

The Burien Community Center on Friday, Aug. 30 will host a Mobile Mammogram Screening Event from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open to women 40 years and older, Swedish Hospital will provide the services in their... [Read more]

Breast Cancer 101 Awareness Event is this Thursday in Tukwila

Breast Cancer 101 Awareness Event is this Thursday in Tukwila

A seminar called ‘Breast Cancer 101: How to catch it, How to treat it, How to beat it!’ will be held Thursday, Oct. 11 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Rainier Cancer Center in Tukwila…

Two Burien Residents To Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro To Fight Breast Cancer

Two Burien Residents To Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro To Fight Breast Cancer

Carol Roll on Mt. Rainier. Carol Roll and Jameson Dowell of Burien are taking on an ambitious goal in support of research to improve prevention and early detection of breast cancer – this August they... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Medical Center Says: “Get A Mammogram, Get A Free Gift”

Highline Medical Center Says: “Get A Mammogram, Get A Free Gift”

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to commemorate it, BTB Advertiser Highline Medical Center is offering Free Gifts to the first 1,200 women to get mammograms. As part of their “October... [Read more]

Strike Down Cancer At Rock N’Bowl Fundraiser This Sunday

Strike Down Cancer At Rock N’Bowl Fundraiser This Sunday

If you’ve ever wanted to literally “strike” down cancer, here’s your chance – there will be a “Rock ‘N Bowl” fundraiser this Sunday, Sept. 12th at Hi-Line Lanes... [Read more]

Mobile Mammogram Coach Coming To Burien Community Center Aug. 10th

Mobile Mammogram Coach Coming To Burien Community Center Aug. 10th

A “Mobile Mammogram Coach” will be parked at the new Burien Community Center from 8am – 4pm on Tuesday, Aug. 10th, offering mammograms right there onsite. Provided by Swedish Medical Center,... [Read more]

“Pink Pedi Cures” Hosting Rock ‘N Bowl Fundraiser At Hi-Line Lanes June 12

“Pink Pedi Cures” Hosting Rock ‘N Bowl Fundraiser At Hi-Line Lanes June 12

A local cancer-fighting group called the Pink Pedi Cures are holding a “Rock n’Bowl for the Cure” fundraiser bowling party (aka “Bowling For Boobies”) at Burien’s Hi-Line... [Read more]

Advertiser Market Place Salon & Day Spa Offering Breast Cancer Awareness Month Specials & Prizes

Advertiser Market Place Salon & Day Spa Offering Breast Cancer Awareness Month Specials & Prizes

The B-Town Blog welcomes back Advertiser Market Place Salon and Day Spa with this important community announcement: To celebrate and acknowledge October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Market Place... [Read more]

Advertiser Vision Collision Sponsoring Weekend Car Wash Fundraiser For Local Teacher Fighting Breast Cancer

Advertiser Vision Collision Sponsoring Weekend Car Wash Fundraiser For Local Teacher Fighting Breast Cancer

BTB Advertiser Vision Collision is sponsoring a car wash this Saturday and Sunday to help raise funds for Robin Hoof, a local teacher who is fighting breast cancer. The event takes place on both this Saturday... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Offering Free “Booby Prizes” For First 1,000 Mammograms During October

Highline Medical Center Offering Free “Booby Prizes” For First 1,000 Mammograms During October

Burien’s Highline Medical Center is aiming to provide 1,000 mammograms to women in our community during October, which is “Beast Cancer Awareness Month,” and is offering free “booby... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Seeking “Booby Prizes” For Raffle

Highline Medical Center Seeking “Booby Prizes” For Raffle

As you may know, October is “Breast Cancer Awareness” month, and Burien’s own Highline Medical Center is partnering with local businesses to help encourage women to get their mammogram.... [Read more]

City Councilmember Sue Blazak Battling Breast Cancer

City Councilmember Sue Blazak Battling Breast Cancer

by Ralph Nichols Many of us enjoy the promotional jingle for Emerald Downs: “Nobody’s gonna slow me down. Oh no, oh no, I gotta keep on moving….” But instead of horses, it easily... [Read more]

Burien Elks’ “Knocker Walkers” Breast Cancer Fundraiser Is July 25th

Burien Elks’ “Knocker Walkers” Breast Cancer Fundraiser Is July 25th

The Burien Elks Club is sponsoring an “Original Knocker Walkers” 3-day Walk Fundraiser for Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer on Saturrday, July 25th from 6pm to midnight at their lodge, located... [Read more]

No More Squishing, No More Pain, HCH’s Got A Digital Mammo Machine!

No More Squishing, No More Pain, HCH’s Got A Digital Mammo Machine!

by Janet Grella Earlier this week, I went in for my annual mammogram at Highline Diagnostics on SW 160th. Like most “women of a certain age” (over 40 according to the American Cancer Society),... [Read more]

High Winds Couldn’t Stop “Ladies Day Out”

High Winds Couldn’t Stop “Ladies Day Out”

by Janet Grella High winds and intermittent rain showers kept many people away, but it didn’t dampen the spirits of the 20 Burien businesses who hosted “Ladies Day Out” on Sat. Oct. 4th... [Read more]