Blog - After Breast Cancer Diagnosis


Where to get free breast exams and other breast cancer resources in Milwaukee and beyond

The global educational awareness effort seeks to amplify the stories of breast cancer survivors and provide resources to maintain breast health. So it was fitting that when a reader called the […]

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Ellenbecker Investment Group Inc. Nurses Affecting Change & ABCD

Milwaukee’s Philanthropic Community Tune in to hear EIG Director of Community Outreach, Jill Economou, Nurses Affecting Change and ABCD Board Member, Dr. Sandra Underwood and ABCD Executive Director, Ellen Friebert […]

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What I Wish I’d Known About Mammogram Callbacks

Here’s what you should know if you’re on the receiving end of such a call (and it doesn’t involve Dr. Google) Because my mother and maternal aunt had breast cancer, […]

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MLB Honors Deb Probelski, 2021 Honorary Bat Girl

Congrats to Deb Probelski, breast cancer survivor, ABCD Mentor and huge Brewers fan, who was named one of Major League Baseball’s Honorary Bat Girls for 2021. Deb was chosen by […]

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Closing Out 2020

With the start of a new year comes new hopes, new dreams, new beginnings, and new aspirations. It’s a time to band together and make good things happen. And a […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 2020

As you may know, October is considered National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time of year dedicated to educating, communicating, and elevating understanding about breast cancer detection, treatment, and living […]

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ABCD 2020 Award Winners

Join us as we celebrate ABCD and Honor Betsy Brenner & Carol Cameron! The Power of One-to-One Award Recipient:Elizabeth “Betsy” Brenner This year, we will honor Elizabeth “Betsy” Brenner for […]

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2020 Date with a Plate – ABCD & COVID-19

Proceeds from our 2020 Date with a Plate will go to provide customized services to the thousands who will receive a breast cancer diagnosis this year. Breast cancer didn’t stop […]

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ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis Elects New Slate of Officers

ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis announced today the appointment of Billie Jean Smith (President), intellectual property attorney at Boyle Fredrickson; Linda E.B. Hansen (Vice President), retired partner at Foley & […]

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2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Note from Ellen Friebert Schupper, ABCD Executive Director

Each year, as the calendar flips to October, we start to see pumpkins on doorsteps, leaves changing colors, and gift giving ideas for the upcoming holiday season. We also start seeing […]

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