Woman’s Club raises awareness of cancer

October 28, 2014 8:42 PM

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With a one in eight chance of being diagnosed, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among U.S. women. October is traditionally Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Waynesboro Woman’s Club hopes to raise awareness of this disease that can often be caught early.

To bring a personal take to the fight against breast cancer, the Waynesboro Woman’s Club invited Betty Shields, president of the Virginia Federation of Women’s Clubs, to speak about her own battle. Shields was diagnosed with breast cancer 25 years ago and went through a bilateral mastectomy before s...

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