Tag Archives: Breast cancer

An artist’s take on the frightening unfamilar world of cancer treatments

Rad Art book cover

Have you ever used the word rad? (Slang for cool or awesome.) Rad actually stands for radiation absorbed dose. It’s a term used to define a unit of energy that is absorbed from radiation — like when someone is having radiation therapy treatments to kill cancer cells. Maine artist Sally Loughridge knows all too well what […]

Christie Cantara: Honorary Red Sox Bat Girl!


Christie Cantara celebrated Mother’s Day in a big way. She was the honorary bat girl for the Red Sox! Lindsey Laverriere, a friend of Christie’s daughter, entered her in the Major League Baseball 2013 Honorary Bat Girl Contest, which recognizes 30 women who have been affected by breast cancer. The winners were selected by fan votes on HonoraryBatGirl.com along with […]