Katie Heacox was just 29 years old and newly engaged when she learned she had breast cancer. Her experiences led her to become a Komen advocacy insider, giving her an opportunity to help make meaningful change for people with breast cancer.
In 2019, Laurie Potz learned she had breast cancer. Once she completed treatment, her experiences led her to become a Komen advocacy ambassador. “Komen is doing amazing work,” she said.
Janet Ramsey will soon lose her insurance and won’t be able to afford her metastatic breast cancer (MBC) treatment. She’s calling on Congress to pass the MBC Access To Care Act today.
Lesley Glenn had to quit her job after being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), losing her health insurance and income. She’s calling on Congress to pass the MBC Access To Care Act today.
Lisa Mayer has been living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) for six years. She struggled financially to afford her care and is calling on Congress to pass the MBC Access To Care Act today.
Cheryl Cherry was 44 when she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 1993. Now, 30 years later, she shares her story and fundraises to end breast cancer through her passion for cycling.
Lauren Huffmaster was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Two years into treatment, she learned the cancer had metastasized. Today, she is living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC).
Cancer doesn’t know the first thing about convenience. In 2007, I was in the middle of a massive re-org as CEO of a leading fashion company when my doctor told me the news that would change my life forever.
Take control of your health and discuss your family history with not just your family members, but also your health care provider to better understand the risk of breast cancer and other cancers, including prostate cancer for men.
Becky was enjoying retirement with her husband when she learned she had breast cancer. “I missed my mammogram during the pandemic. I felt fine. I didn’t have any pain, I never felt a lump,” she said. The diagnosis came as a shock for Becky and her family, who quickly rallied around her.
Katie Couric shares her breast cancer diagnosis. Listen to her discuss breast cancer needs and experiences with Komen CEO Paula Schneider.
Ambrocia Lopez is a Susan G. Komen Community Education and Outreach Manager. She’s been with Komen for 12 years. In her current role, Ambrocia is responsible for outreach, partnership development, education and training programs to promote the Patient Care Center and other mission initiatives and educational programs.