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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Free women's health screenings in Hampton

    Free women's health screenings in Hampton
    All uninsured women over the age of 18 in Hampton can schedule an appointment with the Hampton Health Department at 757-727-1172 for free health services on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Services: Gynecological exam, Pap test, clinical breast exam, free mammogram...
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure set for Saturday in Miami

    Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure set for Saturday in Miami
    It follows a different course and features a new way to remember lost loved ones, but the goal of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Miami remains the same: raise money for breast-cancer research and increase awareness of the importance of...
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball sweeps rival La Cañada

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball sweeps rival La Cañada
    LA CAÑADA — There are a couple of things that bring out the best in the Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and La Cañada High girls’ volleyball teams when they meet for their annual matchup. First, there’s the mutual respect on the court...
  • What does fracking have to do with breast cancer awareness?

    What does fracking have to do with breast cancer awareness?
    It’s October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. That means it’s the Month of the Pink Products. The idea is that if you buy one of those rose-colored items, ranging from pink smartphone cases to pink Cuisinarts to pink-labeled jars...
  • Jessica June Children's Cancer Foundation: Una razón para vivir

    Jessica June Children's Cancer Foundation: Una razón para vivir
    Jessica June Eiler Muvdi, una hermosa niña de largos cabellos dorados, víctima de una leucemia muy agresiva, dejó este mundo con tan sólo 7 años de edad. Pero su partida no fue en vano. Tras el dolor de perder a Jessica en octubre de 2003, su única...
  • Local Jewish community supports Susan G. Komen

    Local Jewish community supports Susan G. Komen
    Lynn Levy, of West Palm Beach, has been volunteering for 18 years with Susan G. Komen South Florida, the West Palm Beach-based affiliate of Susan G. Komen — the nonprofit dedicated to saving lives and ending breast cancer forever. A 30-year...
  • Breast cancer survivor shares her story to inspire others

    Breast cancer survivor shares her story to inspire others
    From breast cancer patient to survivor to chairwoman of the Survivorship Committee at Susan G. Komen South Florida, Marion Pollock is a woman on a mission. The Boynton Beach native and nail tech at Hunters Run, Pollock discovered a small lump in her...
  • Teens of Pink Ribbon bring a new generation to the cause

    Teens of Pink Ribbon bring a new generation to the cause
    This will be the ninth year the Pink Ribbon luncheon raises money for breast cancer research and treatment. Fern Duberman started the fundraiser at Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton, and she expects at least 300 people today to benefit Susan G. Komen...
  • Pinnacle goes pink for the cause - and survivor COO

    Pinnacle goes pink for the cause - and survivor COO
    As the growing workforce of Pinnacle Advertising & Marketing Group wears pink this month to raise money toward a breast cancer cure, they have an especially good reason. Mary Martel, the chief operating officer, is a breast cancer survivor. She was...
  • Breakthroughs continue in breast cancer research

    Breakthroughs continue in breast cancer research
    It is well known that hereditary breast cancers are more common among the Ashkenazi Jewish population and recent news from the Susan G. Komen Foundation said it has helped fund a breast cancer breakthrough that identified a gene, PALB2, which is tied to...
  • Not My Daughter raises awareness and funds for research

    It wasn't just her survival instincts that kicked in when Denyse Hostig fought the battle of her life against breast cancer. Even as she took the disease head on, the Parkland resident was thinking of ways to help others affected by the disease. Not long...