I will never be cancer-free

I will never be cancer-free

When I was 34 years old, I received a life sentence. I learned I had metastatic breast cancer (MBC). My world was rocked. From outward….

Komen Scholar: Dr. Ben Ho Park

Komen Scholar: Dr. Ben Ho Park

Dr. Ben Ho Park is the Donna S. Hall Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is also Co-Leader of the Breast Cancer….

Florida Makes History as State Capital Goes Pink for First Time During  October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Florida Makes History as State Capital Goes Pink for First Time During October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As we enter Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Susan G. Komen Florida, the First Responders to Breast Cancer, are standing behind their commitment to improving women’s….

Karen shares her Why

Karen shares her Why

20 years ago Karen was alone. She knew no one her age that had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Everywhere she turned and everyone she….

Stories of Discovery: Lymphoseek

Stories of Discovery: Lymphoseek

Analyzing cancer cells found in lymph nodes can provide important information on a patient’s outcome and risk of recurrence and can help identify which treatment….

2019 Research Fast Facts: Metastatic Breast Cancer

2019 Research Fast Facts: Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is an advanced stage (Stage IV) of breast cancer where tumor cells have spread to other parts of the body, such….

Komen Scholar: Dr. Lisa Newman

Komen Scholar: Dr. Lisa Newman

Dr. Newman is a surgical oncologist, Chief of the Division of Breast Surgery & Director of the Interdisciplinary Breast Disease Program for Weill Cornell Medicine-New….

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Kate Watt, Executive Director for Susan G. Komen Florida, and Dr. Elena Rehl, breast surgeon at Good Samaritan Medical Center, discuss metastatic breast cancer and….

Susan G. Komen Unveils $26 Million Investment in Research Focused on Metastatic Breast Cancer and New Treatments

Susan G. Komen Unveils $26 Million Investment in Research Focused on Metastatic Breast Cancer and New Treatments

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today announced $26 million in funding for new research projects that focus on metastatic breast cancer, developing….

BigWig Shaves Her Head in Support of Sister

BigWig Shaves Her Head in Support of Sister

Officer Kassandra Placeres of the West Palm Beach Police Department shaves her head in support of her sister and those currently undergoing treatment for breast….