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Strength in Numbers – POWER OF PINK recap.

Using our strength in numbers Lucille Roberts managed to raise 42 donations and a total of $2,587 to donate to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Our strength is powerful on its own but when multiplied the magnitude of our efforts to do good for others is outstanding. On October 19th, all 16 Lucille Roberts locations hosted the […]

The Pros and Cons of Knowing Your Breast Cancer Risk Through Genetic Testing

Mutations, or alterations, in the “cancer-fighting” genes BRCA1 or BRCA2, can dramatically increase a person’s risk of breast cancer. Women with a mutation in BRCA1/2 have a 6-7 times greater risk of developing breast cancer, and men with the mutation have an over 80 times greater risk. For these reasons, it is recommended that certain […]

Fitness Products That Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the weather getting cooler for fall, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite pink-ribbon fitness products. You can help bring awareness to breast cancer by sporting some of this extra pink fitness gear. A percentage of the proceeds from each of these items will help fund breast-cancer-related research, support, […]

6 Beauty Products To Support Breast Cancer Awareness

It’s likely that you have a loved one or have met someone affected by breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month so it’s that time where the beauty industry gets involved to support the fight against it. This is a cause very to our hearts here at Lucille Roberts. From makeup brushes to […]

10 Must-Know Facts About Breast Cancer

1. It’s More Common Than You Think One in eight. 12 percent. That’s the chance of a woman having breast cancer at some point in her life, making breast cancer the second most common cancer among women in the U.S. 2. It’s Up To You To Know Your Risk It’s extremely important for younger women to know their family history. If you have a first-degree relative, like […]

5 Celebrities Who Fought & Beat Breast Cancer!

Most of the time, when we think about celebrities, we only imagine their money and fame. We get starstruck in an instant when we spot one, but we sometimes don’t realize that while these stars may be famous they are actually just like us. As far from normal as celebrities may seem, they are at […]

Hollywood Breast Cancer Survivors

Celebrities seem to lead a life filled with glitz and glamour, free of the common worries and problems that we all face. However, even the most talented and beautiful stars are affected by breast cancer. Over the years, several celebrities have come forward and shared their stories of how they battled and survived this disease, […]

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12 Fashionable and Charitable Breast Cancer Awareness Items For Your Workout

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, what better way to show your support for the cause than buying workout gear that’s not only cute, but funds research for finding a cure. Many women will be participating runs or walks this month to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research, and there is no […]

Interview: Breast Cancer Survivor Valerie Morano

Valerie Morano is a true inspiration. Having been an avid exerciser since her teens, she joined Lucille Roberts in Yonkers six years ago with the goal of staying healthy and strong. Unfortunately, in November of 2010, Valerie was diagnosed with breast cancer. She has fought hard to overcome it and today, at age 49, is […]