Daryn Kagan to Mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Weeklong Special Series on DarynKagan.com -- "Shop Daryn" Opens With Proceeds to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

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Daryn Kagan, creator and host of DarynKagan.com marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a week long series of hopeful news stories of women who inspire others through their breast cancer experiences. "Shop Daryn," the exclusive online store where Internet users can purchase various DarynKagan.com items, launches today at DarynKagan.com, and a portion of all proceeds will benefit breast cancer organizations. Former CNN news anchor Daryn Kagan has been active in promoting the message of early prevention and detection since her Mother, Phyllis Kagan, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003. An early detection success story, Phyllis will celebrate the 5th anniversary of her survivorship in Feb. 2008.


Show the World What's Possible.

DarynKagan.com will mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a weeklong series beginning October 15 that will include exclusive DarynKagan.com stories featuring women who inspire others through their journeys with breast cancer.

Additionally, SHOP DARYN, Daryn's online store that features numerous DarynKagan.com products, has launched DarynKagan.com, and a portion of all proceeds will benefit several breast cancer organizations.

Daryn is dedicated to increasing awareness of breast cancer issues as her mother, Phyllis, is a breast cancer survivor, and an early detection success story. Since 2003, they have joined forces to discuss their experiences as a family dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis through several media outlets, including CNN and Self Magazine.

I consider myself part of the breast cancer family, said Daryn. "Through DarynKagan.com I 'll continue to promote the message of early prevention and detection, and share the inspiring stories of these incredible women who truly Show the World What's Possible with their acts of courage and commitment."

This special series will include:

Breastless In The City - Author Cathy Bueti shares her inspiring story of looking for love while a young breast cancer patient in New York. How does a young woman continue to date while going through breast cancer surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy? Cathy shares her story, and the love she did find, with humor, tears, and courage.    

Feel Your Boobies - While Leigh Hurst was going through cancer treatment after finding a lump in her breast during a self-examination, she encouraged those around her to do their own self-exams. Leigh created t-shirts for her friends that said, "Feel Your Boobies," because she strongly believed that early detection saved her life. What began as a simple gift for a group of friends has evolved into an international non-profit organization to make women more breast aware.

Pink-Link.org - Vicki Tashman shares her journey of trying to find a support group as she went through breast cancer treatment. When she did not find what she wanted -- another woman who had the same type of breast cancer and the same type of treatment -- Vicki decided to create an online matching service for breast cancer patients, survivors, and caretakers.

UptownLiz.com - In honor of her sister, Liz, who died last year from breast cancer before her 30th birthday, Ramona Russell started an online business that promotes products from companies whose proceeds directly give back to charitable organizations. Internet users can search by cause or product, with the knowledge that each purchase will make a difference.

DarynKagan.com is the exclusive online channel for Daryn Kagan's unique brand of inspirational news stories, and the base of her media company that provides hopeful and inspirational news content across numerous platforms. DarynKagan.com has become a daily destination for thousands of Internet users who seek hopeful news stories that "Show the World What's Possible." Before creating DarynKagan.com, Daryn served as a news anchor and reporter for CNN from 1994-2006. She traveled the world to report on breaking news stories and events, including live from the Middle East during the war in Iraq, live from the red carpet at numerous Academy Award ceremonies in Los Angeles, and to several countries in Africa with musician and U2 band member Bono to report on famine and AIDS. Daryn's first book, What's Possible! Creating Possibilities Beyond Life's 5 Greatest Obstacles, will be published by Meredith Corp.'s book division, Meredith Books, in 2008.

To interview Daryn, please contact Paul Schur at 202-549-5882 or visit PaulSchur.com

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