September 17, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The White House is honoring a Nevada breast
cancer survivor for championing cancer awareness.
Delia Oliveri was invited to join a meeting at the White House Tuesday on fighting breast cancer.
She was recognized by the White House's "Champions for Change"
Oliveri was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1983 and had a
mastectomy. She then was diagnosed in 1999 with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which has no cure.
She is a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society.
The White House names a new champion each week.
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