usan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is proud to host its 21st Annual Race for the Cure® presented by Bank of America on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The race raises much needed funding for local breast health education, screening, treatment and support, and for breast cancer research at a national level. The event is expected to draw more than 10,000 participants and will take place at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.
SUSAN G. KOMEN® ANNOUNCES NEARLY $33 MILLION IN NEW RESEARCH FUNDING TO SUPPORT BOLD GOAL OF CUTTING BREAST CANCER MORTALITY BY 50 PERCENT
Susan G. Komen® announces nearly $33 million in new research funding to support their bold goal of cutting breast cancer mortality by 50 percent. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and two other Florida institutions were awarded more than $1.2 million.
Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is saddened by the loss of Kathryn Becker, one of eight founders of the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Race for the Cure®. For more than a decade, Kathryn courageously fought metastatic breast cancer. Her battle ended when she passed away earlier today. Kathryn was part of the Affiliate’s founding Band of Warriors who organized our community’s very first Race for the Cure at Miami’s Bayfront Park and