Lymphedema After Breast Cancer: Prevention, Symptoms and Management

One in eight women in the U.S. (about 12.4 percent) will develop breast cancer during their lives, as well as a one in one thousand….

Restoring Sensation After Mastectomy

Traditionally, breast reconstruction has been focused on appearance, with the goal of providing the four “S’s”: size, shape, symmetry and softness. Now, breast cancer survivors….

SUSAN G. KOMEN® CHARLOTTE AWARDS $685,951 TO SUPPORT LOCAL PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS, EDUCATION, NAVIGATION AND LYMPHEDEMA SUPPLIES

Susan G. Komen Charlotte today announced $685,951 in new community grants for 2019-2020.  These awards help meet the most critical needs of the community, including….

Laugh for the Cure has record-breaking success

Susan G. Komen Charlotte’s “Laugh for the Cure” Has Record-Breaking Success Over $231,000 raised to fund breast cancer research and health programs in Charlotte region….

Accelerate the Race for the Cure before 2018 Ends – Donate a Vehicle

You’ve walked with us, raced with us… now, ride with us! Rather than watch your extra vehicle sit and collect dust for another year, donate….

Breast surgery changes mean less pain, faster recovery

Surgeries that conserve more of the breast tissue. Reconstruction that results in less post-operative pain. And more surgery that is done on an outpatient basis,….

SUSAN G. KOMEN ANNOUNCES $26 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NEW RESEARCH TO FIND SOLUTIONS FOR AGGRESSIVE AND METASTATIC BREAST CANCERS, AND TO HELP COMMUNITIES MOST AT RISK

North Carolina Researchers Receive $2,011,500 in Research Funding Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today announced an additional investment of nearly $26….

Get your mammogram – and some pampering, too

Soft gowns, aromatherapy and cozy seating are all part of the patient experience at Novant Health’s new Mint Hill location Imagine walking into a waiting….

Rx for a survivor’s diet

Mediterranean diet – with a tweak – is the nutritional ticket A plate full of leafy greens and wild-caught salmon may not sound like a….

Community Support Building Programs at Levine Cancer Institute

Almost all of us have someone in our lives who has been hit with the sobering news that they have cancer. The good news is….