DANVILLE -- Fans and players on opposing teams joined forced to raise awareness about breast cancer.
As we continue the conversation about breast cancer, we wanted to share the story of a survivor.
Breast cancer is something people across the country are raising awareness for all month long.
Breast cancer is a disease in which early detection is key, even though getting a mammogram may seem scary.
Breast cancer is something many associate with a negative connotation right away, but one victim didn't want it to be that way for her.
GILMAN -- Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an Iroquois County woman is sharing her story of survival.
Many women who battle breast cancer may find it hard to stay positive, especially when it comes to their looks.
You've probably seen stores stocked with shelves of all things pink.
One organization makes it their mission to get women proactive about their health.
Many women suffering breast cancer have surgery to remove it which can change how a woman looks. Between 2000 - 2010, the number of breast cancer reconstruction procedures increased nearly 20%.
Someone who is no stranger to the symptoms of breast cancer is here.
BISMARCK -- A basketball team shed its blue colors on the court Friday night.
MONTICELLO -- A woman who's been knitting since she was a little girl is putting her skills to good use.
CHAMPAIGN -- If support is your thing, whether it's a bra or to help a good cause, an area salon is urging you to act fast.
SPRINGFIELD -- A company is trying to inform lawmakers about the benefits of 3D mammograms in hopes lawmakers will allow for a Medicaid reimbursement for the procedure.
URBANA -- A local breast cancer survivor didn't inherit a breast cancer gene from her mom, despite her mom being diagnosed the year before she was.
One breast cancer survivor says research dollars helped create medicine that saved her life. Now she's making it her mission to give back.
CHAMPAIGN -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. An area business works year-round to help women battling the disease.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area businessman is using his trade to support a good cause.
ATWOOD -- Sometimes brownies are just dessert.
SPRINGFIELD -- Next year's state budget makes steep cuts across the board.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A new grant will help UI better diagnose breast cancer.
FORSYTH -- A group hopes to put an end to breast cancer, one woman at a time.
BONDVILLE -- A breast cancer survivor sheds new light on the deadly disease by hosting a "Tea for Three."
MATTOON -- People crowded Pilson Auto Center, not for a car, but for a haircut.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- State funding cuts are making it harder for women in need to get preventative care. One Champaign County health care worker said they've been putting women on a waiting list since Thanksgiving.
MOWEAQUA -- Students at Central A&M High School gave a check for $7,000 to St. Mary's Hospital in honor of the Real Men Wear Pink campaign.
URBANA -- Workers dressed down for a good cause Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- A research center in our area is expanding thanks to federal grant money.
CHARLESTON -- Firefighters prove real men do wear pink!
SPRINGFIELD-- The Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program provides free screenings for uninsured women, but it could be facing some big cuts if Governor Quinn has his way.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn unveils the new Ticket for the Cure lottery ticket.