New Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Initiative Announced

New Metastatic Breast Cancer Research Initiative Announced

The Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast organization on Thursday announced a “groundbreaking project” to accelerate “bench to bedside” research on metastatic….

Patients Avoid Breast Cancer Follow-up Tests Due to High Cost

Patients Avoid Breast Cancer Follow-up Tests Due to High Cost

Lisa Fitter says she first noticed a lump on her breast back in 2013. The mom of 10-year-old twins at the time went in for….

Meet Blake Prolow, 2020 Komen South Florida Race for the Cure Junior Chair

Meet Blake Prolow, 2020 Komen South Florida Race for the Cure Junior Chair

“It is an honor to be the Junior Chair of the Race for the Cure. I think it’s one of the greatest things you can….

High risk for breast cancer? You might benefit from preventive medication

High risk for breast cancer? You might benefit from preventive medication

Women at high risk for breast cancer might benefit from taking medication to prevent the disease, says a new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services….

Susan G. Komen Florida Expands Community Breast Health Navigator Program

Susan G. Komen Florida Expands Community Breast Health Navigator Program

Women and men seeking help after a breast cancer diagnosis may not know where to turn next. Some even face struggles of affordable care. With….

Florida Women’s Legislative Caucus Recognizes Urgency and Votes Unanimously to Prioritize Breast Health Legislation This Session

Florida Women’s Legislative Caucus Recognizes Urgency and Votes Unanimously to Prioritize Breast Health Legislation This Session

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (November 6, 2019) – Today, the Florida Women’s Legislative Caucus recognized the urgency of HB261/SB672 and HB263/SB416 and voted unanimously to prioritize the bills to increase survival rates and outcomes for….

Advocating for Change

Advocating for Change

Breast Cancer Awareness Month might be over, but the fight for cost-effective treatment is ongoing.

Breast Cancer Survivors Push Lawmakers for Help

Breast Cancer Survivors Push Lawmakers for Help

Florida breast cancer survivors spent the day pushing lawmakers for help in the upcoming session. Susan G Komen Florida set up shop on the third….

Paul’s Community of Support

Paul’s Community of Support

I remember the community we were involved in at the time really pitched in and helped us because it was a very difficult time. That’s….

Paul Abbott – Why I Race for the Cure

Paul Abbott – Why I Race for the Cure

I Race for the Cure because I want to give back and support people that helped me and my mom, who is a survivor, through….