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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 […]

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 […]

Ten Leading Risk Factors of Breast Cancer

It seems like everything you do, or don’t do, eat, or don’t eat, or even breathe in can cause cancer these days. Until now, you probably haven’t organized your life around how to avoid cancer, and you might have had no risk factors, but you still got it anyway. So going forward you might want […]

Do It Yourself Monthly Breast Exam

Monthly breast self-exams and annual screenings (if you’re of age) are key to finding cancer before it starts to cause symptoms. Doctors say early detection tests for breast cancer save thousands of lives each year, and that many more lives could be saved if even more women and their health care providers took advantage of these tests. Here are […]

Win 2 Free Tickets To The "Beauty Brunch For The Cause" Cruise!

October is breast cancer awareness month and it is a cause very near and dear to Lucille Roberts Gyms. We are constantly learning ways to help educate our members on the risk factors and bring awareness to the disease. We are also passionate about raising money for breast cancer research and we are giving away […]