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#feelyourboobies Remind-a-Thon on Twitter

Posted by Tom Megginson | 13-10-2011 20:21 | Category: Health, Pinkverts, Women's Issues

Feel Your Boobies Foundation is an American not-for-profit dedicated to getting more women to check their own breasts for signs of cancer. If their name sound familiar, it’s because we’ve featured them before.

Based in Pennsylvania, FYB was founded in 2004 by Leigh Hurst, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33 after she found a lump in an informal self-exam. Ever since, she has been doing everything she can to get more women familiar with the feel of their own breasts for easier self-detection of early tumours.

Feel your boobies Remind-a-Thon on Twitter. Breast cancer

FYB has declared this week (Oct. 14-21) National Feel Your Boobies Week, and they are asking everyone with a Twitter account to help make #feelyourboobies a trending topic. They hope this will get the attention of celebrity Twitteratti like Lady Gaga or Ashton Kutcher (although Kutcher may have felt a few too many of late).

See Ms. Hurst’s video appeal after the break.

Up for a bit of slacktivism? If this hashtag campaign gets FYB the attention it wants, perhaps it will save somebody’s life.

Feel Your Boobies


Comments about #feelyourboobies Remind-a-Thon on Twitter

I have pushed you folks on my facebook an car is covered with magnets lolo///my cancer is in liver and i am getting copd and lung trouble now and recently off life support so i try my best to get the ladies to please check . I know my cancer is different but dieing is;nt and i tell them ::Feel YOU Bobbies ,,yes its a giggle cause we are tired of crying ...its made a difference here in Miami county in Troy ohio They say they are swamped at the hospital with me getting woman involved to get a mamogram—-
  I have been so blessed making it thru open heart and chemo and now the lifesupport /COPD I just pray to remain in remission but the breathing is worse
  Just want you to know i get high fives everywhere i go ans still run piture of your site on my face book and talk about it in blogs—-YOU HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE—Just want you to know

        God Bless each and everyone on you     MARYLOU SAKOSKY

Posted by marylou sakosky | 20-10-2011 20:48

Comments about #feelyourboobies Remind-a-Thon on Twitter

I will pass this on to KAB, Marylou. Thank you.

Posted by Tom Megginson | 20-10-2011 21:52

Comments about #feelyourboobies Remind-a-Thon on Twitter

Sorry… I mean FYB

Posted by Tom Megginson | 20-10-2011 21:59

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