Call to Action: Reducing Breast Cancer Disparities

Co-authored by Komen Charlotte’s executive director Stamie Despo and board member Debbie Kleman  As the Charlotte community increases its focus on reducing racial disparities, there….

‘What do we do now?’ A mom takes on breast cancer…with attitude

Toniy Shears was giving her 6-year-old son, Riley, a bath one evening when she noticed the tiny bump on her chest. “My arm rubbed across….

Please join Susan G. Komen Charlotte for one of our upcoming Grant Writing Workshops.

NEW THIS YEAR: Due to Komen Charlotte’s new electronic grant system (“Komen Grants Portal”), it is mandatory for any organization who intends to apply for a….

SUSAN G. KOMEN® UNVEILS $26 MILLION INVESTMENT IN RESEARCH FOCUSED ON METASTATIC BREAST CANCER AND NEW TREATMENTS

NORTH CAROLINA Researchers Receive $1,450,000 in Research Funding Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today announced $26 million in funding for new….

Renee Spero: Why I support Komen Charlotte

Why I support Komen Charlotte? October was a challenging month for me for several years.  I love my birthday- always have- but it is also….

Rodney Long: My Race for the Cure Story

We are celebrating the 7th Anniversary of my wife, Judy’s, breast cancer diagnosis and successful treatment!  Early detection is the key, my friends! Because Judy….

Debbie Kleman: Why I Support Komen Charlotte 

I was first drawn to Susan G. Komen because of my own personal experience with breast cancer. I vividly remember the devastation the diagnosis brought….

Sadrita Barnes: My Race for the Cure “Why”

As a seven-time breast cancer co-survivor (having lost my mother, younger sister, grandmother, and four aunts to breast cancer), one may say it’s easy to….

Integrative Oncology – Supporting Health and Healing Throughout the Cancer Continuum

Integrative medicine can be defined as healing oriented care that takes account of the whole person – body, mind and spirit, family, community and environment…..

Mike Smiley: My Race for the Cure “Why”

Our relationship with Komen Charlotte, our “why,” began in 2006 and it was very personal: my wife, Shari Lynn was diagnosed with Stage II breast….