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Lexington opens up to be a survivor of breast cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – This weekend, breast cancer survivors will celebrate in central Lexington at 2018 Susan G. Komen Race…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – This weekend, breast cancer survivors will celebrate in central Lexington at 2018 Susan G. Komen Race for Cure.

WKYT Ankar Amber Philpott and Sam Dick will both be on hand to help celebrate and cheers on them in their own fight.

One in eight women will be diagnosed during her lifetime with breast cancer, but you certainly did not know that men are not immune from the fatal disease.

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4 Amber shared the story of a Lexington man who is a breast cancer survivor and who now proudly wears “his” pink on a racing morning.

It has been six years since Mike Davis heard three words that changed their lives forever, you have cancer. In 2012, he was diagnosed with male breast cancer.

Davis had a mammogram and an operation to remove his tumor and undergone treatment. He is now a survivor after beating and winning.

This year, the United States Cancer Association states that there will be nearly 2600 hundred men diagnosed with breast cancer. Davis has made her diagnosis a teaching tool for other men and he has also found a way of engaging and giving back to Kentucky Kentucky.

To sign up for The Race for Cure, just click on the link provided.

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