Men in Pink Ties

By Ashley Pearson | Photography by Jamison Mosley Throughout the month of October, various shades of pink are worn by both women and men, young and old, all in support of breast cancer awareness. For the past 25 years, the Arkansas affiliate of Susan G. Komen has played a crucial role in bringing awareness to…

Breast Cancer in Arkansas

This disease affects millions throughout the United States, including many people all across Arkansas. Breast cancer begins in the body due to the formation of abnormal cells. These particular cells are usually found in a mammogram or individuals may find a lump, which may indicate an abnormality, when doing breast self-exams. Early diagnosis is extremely…

Survivor Stories

Karen O’Dell Age: 59 | Years Survived: Went through final radiation treatment Aug. 18 2017 Karen O’Dell is a strong, family-oriented cancer fighter. Her experience with Highlands Oncology Group has been absolutely wonderful. She says her family has constantly prayed for her and that has been her biggest blessing. “We are very thankful this happened…

Runway for a Cause Celebrates 15th Year

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]issy Jones has supported Komen fundraisers for years. In 2015, she became part of the cause. “I never thought I would be one of those people benefiting from it,” says Jones, founder of the iconic, family-owned jewelry store chain Sissy’s Log Cabin. Sissy’s is a presenting sponsor of this year’s Runway for the Cure, a…