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New Year, New You  

A healthier lifestyle starts with identifying how you want to feel. What is your biggest motivator? Do you want to have more energy throughout your day? Do you want to boost your mood? Do you want to be able to show up in a slightly better place for your loved ones? Take some time to reflect on how you want to feel and what it would look like to experience a day feeling that way. 

Let’s Dink for Pink: Fundraising to end breast cancer through Pickleball for the Cure

Betty Vandeputte was sick in bed with COVID in August 2022, scrolling her Facebook feed when a post from Susan G. Komen made her pause. “It was a post about Pickleball for the Cure, and I thought it looked interesting. I called my friend and said, ‘I’m sick, but this is a great idea, and we should do it.’” With less than two months to coordinate and announce the event, they immediately got to work.

Empowerment Through Fitness: A Metastatic Breast Cancer Journey with Alexandra Spinner

Join us on a transformative journey with Alexandra Spinner, a fitness advocate who faced a metastatic breast cancer diagnosis in 2019. Discover her holistic approach to surviving and thriving, embracing “survival of the wisest” as she shares invaluable insights into fitness, self-care, and resilience. Alexandra’s story will inspire you to start small, prioritize your health, and find empowerment, even in the face of adversity.

Pillars of Hope

Jaya Kataria’s son, Rishi, was just 13 when she was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. After watching her perseverance in the face of her illness, Rishi knew he wanted to give back to the breast cancer community, which is when he launched Pillars of Hope and began making candles to raise money to support Susan G. Komen’s mission to end breast cancer forever.

Re’Shonda Smith: The Intersection of Faith in Losing My Mom to Cancer

Intersection is defined as, “a point at which two or more things intersect, especially roads.” It had only been a little over a year since mom passed away. Yet I still found myself thinking about those last interactions with her. Did I make the right choices? Did I not have enough faith? Did I influence her to choose the right treatment plan?