Breast cancer is perhaps the most widely discussed cancer in America. It has its own symbols, races, and a even a whole month, October, dedicated to its awareness. Yet, even with all of the attention, it's easy to forget just how devastating the disease can be at a local level.
Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22, dozens of teams participated at the Missoula County High School stadium for the 28th annual Missoula Relay for Life, walking around the running track for 24 hours to raise funds in the fight against cancer.
The toddler from Missoula who created headlines with his courageous battle with brain cancer, Cash Hyde, has passed away. The Cash Hyde Foundation Facebook page reports the youngster passed away at his home in Missoula on Wednesday night.