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Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Receives 2017 Miami Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Susan G. Komen Receives 2017 Miami Award Miami Award Program Honors the Achievement MIAMI June 2, 2017 -- Susan G. Komen has been selected for the 2017 Miami Award in the Non-Profit Organization category by the Miami Award Program. Each year, the Miami Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that

June 14th, 2017|

Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Announces 2017-2018 Grantees

MIAMI, Fla. – May 1, 2017 – Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is proud to announce our community partners for the upcoming year. Based on a community needs assessment, which outlined the need for programs that increase access to the breast cancer continuum of care and for programs that provide culturally appropriate, evidence-based breast cancer education that leads to documented age-appropriate breast cancer action, Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is

May 2nd, 2017|

Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale will celebrate 22 Years of Racing this October

More than 10,000 participants expected to participate in the annual breast cancer run/walk. Miami, Fla., May 1, 2017 – On your mark, get set, go! The Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Race for the Cure®, Miami’s largest outdoor breast cancer awareness event, is back and ready to celebrate 22 years of racing and saving lives locally on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The Race raises much needed funding for local breast health

May 2nd, 2017|

Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale hosts 21st Annual Race for the Cure®

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.

October 12th, 2016|

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.

September 19th, 2016|

In Memoriam: Kathryn Becker

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

November 23rd, 2015|