MILLERSVILE, Pa. - Hundreds of students could play games like "bra pong" and sing a song, by local artist Liz Fulmer, about the strength it takes to fight breast cancer. It is all part of "breast-a-ville" a wellness fair, at Millersville University, aimed at educating students about breast cancer.
"They're at an age where they are forming lifetime habits so, if we can convince them that self checks can help save their lives we may save their life at some point in their life," said organizer Dennis Denenberg.
Denenberg is a former Millersville University professor who created the event in memory of his sister Diana who graduated from Millersville in 1967.
"Diana battled breast cancer heroically for 18 years," he said.
The event is in its sixth year. Students participated in the games, sing-a-longs and visited multiple booths. At each booth they learned something new about breast cancer. If they learned 12 facts they received a t-shirt.
"You're never too young. You're never too young. I believe we associate great cancer with older women, but no, we always have to check ourselves," said sophomore, Ashley Araya.