Steamboat Springs morning roundup for Monday, Oct. 14
October 14, 2013
Good morning Steamboat Today readers.
• When it comes to getting an annual mammogram, Anita Handing is vigilant. For 20 years, Handing has scheduled yearly screenings like clockwork, and the year before last was no exception. Steamboat Springs breast cancer survivor is now an advocate for mammography
• A private person, Carol Chapman agreed to speak about her cancer as a way of "giving back" because of the extraordinary care she received during her treatment and recovery. "I want women to know that there are people there (at the YVMC) to help you," Chapman said. "If you're anxious, if you don't have insurance, if you can't pay, they aren't going to let you fall. And don't wait, especially if you live here in the Valley. They're going to take care of you." Local women battling cancer share their stories of hope
• Lisa Hunsicker likes to tell women there’s at least one fun part of breast cancer treatment. Breast reconstruction specialist joins YVMC staff
• Myth: Only women with a family history of cancer on the mother’s side are at risk 6 breast cancer myths
• The U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team kicked off its march to the 2014 Winter Olympics on Sunday with the U.S. Nordic Combined National Championships in Lake Placid, N.Y., and Olympic gold medalist Billy Demong emerged as the national champion. Demong takes U.S. Nordic Combined title