A new study found a 34 percent increase in mortality for women diagnosed with the most common type of breast cancer who were obese before menopause.
Mary Holden joined the Expedition Inspiration team on July 1 as Executive Director. Holden served on the Expedition Inspiration Honorary Board for four years and brings extensive nonprofit, management, and leadership expertise to the breast cancer nonprofit.
In September, the Wood River Foundation, Inc. invested $150,000 to empower Wood River Valley students to make a difference in their community founded on the belief that generosity is the thread that binds our community. WRMS 7th Grade Blue Team raise $5,000 for EI!
In honor of our upcoming Roll Out the Red Carpet for Breast Cancer Research Dinner and Auction, we would like to honor and remember Brenda M. Williams. Though Brenda did not survive her battle with breast cancer, her spirit and her incredible story survives. The following is a wonderful article written by Katherine Jones of the Idaho Statesman.
In two weeks, we will welcome Dr. Mark Pegram as our guest speaker for our Roll Out the Red Carpet for Breast Cancer Research Dinner and Auction in Boise. Pegram is the director of the breast cancer program at Stanford Cancer Institute and professor of medicine at Stanford University.
My name is Teri Roseman and I am a breast cancer survivor and a current member of the board of directors of Expedition Inspiration. I came back to a gentle yoga practice shortly before my breast cancer diagnosis to help me through an emotionally challenging time in my life.
October is breast cancer awareness month, and we are celebrating in more ways than one.
Nancy Knoble started as chair of the board in 2012. She has been a member of the board since 2000 and served as secretary in 2003 before being elected to chair elect in 2010. Nancy was one of the "originals" as she summited Aconcagua in 1995 with Laura Evans and the Expedition Inspiration team. She is a breast cancer survivor since 1995 after recurrence and a bilateral mastectomy.