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….

A New Era of Genetic Testing

For many years, patients with breast cancer or a family history of breast cancer were commonly only offered genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. ….

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,….