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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.

Zoraida Chamizo

Age: 74 Profession: Finance/ Accounting Type of Breast Cancer: Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Number of Years as a Survivor: 26 years Relationship

Kim Heard

I'll celebrate my 60th birthday as well as my 21st year as a breast cancer survivor at our Susan G. Komen® "Race for the Cure" on October 15th, two days early! Sheer bliss best describes the JOY and BLESSING of celebrating two phenomenal occasions at once!

Felicia Weatherspoon

Age: 62 Profession: Retired Miami Dade County Correctional Officer Type of Breast Cancer: Stage II Breast Cancer Number of years as a


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.

Carolyn J. Williams

Being diagnosed with Breast Cancer has been the hardest shock of my lifetime. I initially did not bring up the matter to my family, but on Thanksgiving Day 1998 I finally communicated to them ....

Sonia Oviedo

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. At the time of my diagnosis, my daughter was very young and I had very little support throughout my treatment. I endured three rounds of chemotherapy and had one breast removed. Shortly after, I completed genetic testing...

Georgina Vincent Jones

My world stopped the day I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I am certain God instructed me to check my breast. At first, I fought the idea of cancer and didn’t want it to be true, but I’m glad I found out when I did.

Arva Chipman

I feel blessed to have survived breast cancer. Following a routine checkup, cancer was detected during its initial stages. In my case, the diagnosis of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ came early enough where I didn't need chemotherapy or radiation.

Pamela Burnett

My name is Pamela and I am a breast cancer survivor. People often ask me how breast cancer has affected my life. And my response is simple - breast cancer did not affect my life, it consumed it. My journey to recovery led to a new beginning.