Breast cancer fundraiser 5K brings survivors together

Party on Kayla turned her chemo sessions into themed parties with friends

The money raised goes to support the American Cancer Society and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Meanwhile, Surgical Associates, PC held its 10th Annual Survivors BBQ Celebration.

"I have other family members and friends who are survivors and it is absolutely encouraging to see everyone fighting the fight to the very last breath", Wilkerson said. "She wouldn't have died from a disease that was preventable", Shapiro said of her mother.

This year's goal is to raise more than $37,000, which is used for breast cancer research and programs that provide services to breast cancer patients, such as Look Good, Feel Better and Reach to Recovery.

Egyptian police officers killed in shootout in Giza
People carry on Saturday the coffin of police captain Ahmed Fayez, who was killed in a raid about 84 miles southwest of Cairo . Police on their way to a hideout used by the Hasm militant group reportedly came under attack with rocket-propelled grenades.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women of all races and ethnicities.

Windberg said having breast cancer at 44 years old is a testament to how young someone can have the disease.

A sea of pink flooded the streets of downtown Biloxi as thousands came out to support putting an end to breast cancer. She had something to say to those people.

"Breast cancer statistics would remain a scar on our conscience, if we do not collectively fight the condition as a National disaster", Dr. Wiafe added. "If breast cancer wasn't around I think it'd make everybody happy".

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