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Join WUSA9 for 'Still Standing,' a celebration of breast cancer survivors

On Oct. 28, starting at 6 a.m. we are inviting breast cancer survivors and advocates to join WUSA9 for a special event featuring massages, line dancing and more!


Thank you for all your interest in the Still Standing celebration! We have reached capacity for the event but would still love to have you join us virtually. 

From 5-7 a.m. on Oct. 28, you can join the party by watching Get Up DC on TV or online, and from 7-9 a.m. we'll be broadcasting live on WUSA9+. 

Click here to learn how to stream WUSA9+ on Roku and Amazon Fire TV

We'd also love to hear your stories of survival! Text us at 202-895-5599 a photo or video sharing what survival means to you, and we will share a few of your responses during the event on Oct. 28. 


More than 13,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer in our community this year alone. Breast cancer is the second-most common form of cancer in American women, with an average risk of 13% of development in a lifetime; this means1 in 8 women will fall victim to it.

While rates of development are close to even among the different ethnic groups, much like we saw during the pandemic, breast cancer hits marginalized communities particularly hard.

On Oct. 28, we are inviting breast cancer survivors and advocates to join WUSA9 (virtually and in-person!) for a special event with WUSA9’s Get Up DC! team, Great Day Washington’s Kristen Berset and a few more surprise guests. The event will culminate WUSA9’s month long devotion to telling the stories of breast cancer survivors, drawing attention to early detection, treatment and survival.

Credit: WUSA9

Date: Oct. 28

Time: Starting at 6 a.m. 

Location: U.S. National Arboretum; 3501 New York Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002-1958

Virtually: From 5 a.m.- 10 a.m. on air and online. 

Participants can expect to enjoy activities including: 

  • Yoga
  • Line Dancing
  • Chair Messages
  • Giveaways
  • Marketplace of Information

If you have any questions, please email: StillStanding@wusa9.com

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