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The Kimball Family Foundation has been featured in many news stories and publications. Please browse through these stories and learn more about the Kimball Family Foundaton and our efforts to further research into heredity breast cancer and ovarian cancer.

Band of Sisters

People Magazine

Band of Sisters

In the kitchen of their parents' house in Ponte Vedra Beach, FIa., the five Kimball sisters are deep in girl talk. Today's topic: Breasts. "Remember my saline implants?" asks Kristy, 39, abreast cancer survivor who has undergone a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction. Jennifer, 34, says she does. "I bumped into them once and went Ow" she recalls. "Well, they're silicone now. Want to feel?" offers Kristy.

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Coping With Breast Cancer

Paula Zahn Now, CNN

Coping with Breast Cancer

Tens of thousands of families watch closely for developments like this, including the family you're about to meet, five sisters who are fighting to conquer breast cancer together. Here's medical correspondent Elizabeth Cohen.

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A Family Fights Back

Florida Times Union

A Family Fights Back

After an idyllic small-town upbringing, the five sisters moved to separate parts of the world and started working on their own families and careers.
Cynthia was living in Okinawa, Japan, in 1994 when she found a lump in her breast. It was malignant.
A few years later, Kristy was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Then Wendi.

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