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Henderson County Health Department Wears Pink and Pearls for Breast and Lung Cancer Awareness

Henderson County Health Department wore pink and pearls to support breast and lung cancer awareness on Friday, November 5, 2021. Pictured (L-R): Karen Hall, Shelley Stack, Kali Campbell, and Lois Oladele.
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On Friday, November 5, 2021, the Henderson County Health Department wore pink and pearls for the Tennessee Department of Health’s inaugural Pink and Pearl Day.

The Pink and Pearl Campaign brings awareness to both breast and lung cancer to encourage women to get their recommended cancer screenings. Pink is easily recognized and related to breast cancer awareness. This campaign adds a new color, pearl, which represents lung cancer.

According to the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Screening Program, breast cancer is the leading cancer in…

For the complete article, see the November 10th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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