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Sunday August 18th 2019

Episode 27: Jessica Sidener
An episode of Women, Work & Wine Wednesday

Donna Carlson is a Work/Life Strategy Coach. She does a weekly podcast on Wednesdays called Women, Work & Wine Wednesday. Her goal is for listeners to feel like they’re sitting down with friends, drinking wine and hearing a conversation about amazing women.

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Meet Jessica Sidener

Originally Published on VoyageDenver on Jun 10th, 2019

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jessica Sidener.

Thanks for sharing your story with us Jessica. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.

I was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 37…

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Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade a Celebration to Raise Awareness

Originally Published on America’s Best Racing on May 1st, 2019 By Tom Pedulla

The Survivors Parade Presented by Kroger, now in its 11th year, has entrenched itself as one of the highlights of Longines Kentucky Oaks day at Churchill Downs.

This year, 145 survivors, filled with pride at what they have overcome, will march on the historic track in advance of the 145th Oaks. Their aim is to raise awareness of breast and ovarian cancer and to encourage fans to make donations to Derby Divas and the Norton Cancer Institute Breast Health Program.

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Local woman chosen for Survivor’s Parade

Originally Published by Denver7 – The Denver Channel on May 3, 2019

Local woman chosen for Survivor’s Parade in Kentucky Friday.

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Parker Woman Jessica Sidener To Walk Survivor’s Parade Ahead Of Kentucky Derby

Originally Published on CBS 4 Denver on April 29th, 2019

A Colorado breast cancer survivor is packing her bags to walk in the Survivor’s Parade during this year’s Kentucky Derby.

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Kentucky Derby with a Colorado connection

Originally Published on YourHub.DenverPost by Liz Miller on April 25th, 2019

Jessica Sidener, of Parker, will be walking in the Survivors Parade presented by Kroger at the 145th Longines Kentucky Oaks, on the historic Churchill Downs racetrack. For the 11th year, this march of breast and ovarian cancer survivors will take place on Kentucky Oaks Day, Friday, May 3, 2019.

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Does Cancer Battle Bring Personal Growth? Yes and No, Survivors Say

Originally Published on U.S. News & World Report by Dennis Thompson on April 5th, 2019

Breast cancer survivor Jessica Sidener is adamant that her illness brought real benefits to her life.

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Plan the ultimate Moms’ Night Out experience- with a twist!

Originally Published on Englewood Macaroni Kid on April 3rd, 2019

Put a new twist on the old-fashioned girls’ night out! Night Out with “The Girls” provides education and awareness in a fun, relaxed, informal setting where early breast cancer detection is tackled in a manner that exudes: Comfort. Connection. Conversation.

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‘Let Go Of That Guilt’: Breast Cancer Survivors Pull 100,000 Lb. Cement Truck

Originally Published on CBS 4 Denver on September 15, 2018 by Joel Hillan

A group of breast cancer survivors came together Saturday morning at PCL Construction Yard in Denver to raise money and awareness for cancer research.

“We are out here for the pink power house pull!” said Tricia Weis with the American Cancer Society.

It was a first-of-its kind event in the Denver area. Six women, cancer survivors and warriors, coming together to pull a 100,000 pound cement pump truck.

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Jessica shares how Buddy Check9 helped detect cancer

Originally Published on 9News on March 9, 2017 by KUSA Staff

Jessica Sidener was recently diagnosed with breast cancer after she found a lump on January 9.

She has since had surgery, and now considers herself a breast cancer survivor.

Sidener shared her story in an email to 9NEWS.

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Buddy Check 9: The importance of checking

Originally Published on 9News on August 9, 2017

Sometimes we don’t know how to do a self-check – but doing it can help you catch the cancer early.

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Many breast cancer patients not offered genetic testing

Originally Published on FOX 31 Denver on February 20, 2017 by Kim Posey

Women diagnosed with breast cancer may find that genetic testing is an important tool in helping determine treatment.

But, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows many of the patients aren’t offered genetic testing or counseling. Fewer than 30-percent of patients said they received genetic testing, but almost two thirds of them said they wanted it.

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