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….

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….