3rd Annual Survivor Luncheon

In honor of 22 years of racing, Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale would like to codially invite you to our 3rd Annual

22nd Annual Race for the Cure®

Join us at the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Race for the Cure® and show South Florida how we can

Elena Ripoll

I was diagnosed at the age of 40. The diagnosis was unexpected, and quite daunting. I had not sought, or even thought, about needing a mammogram at that time. One of my dear friends gave me a coupon for a free mammogram, and even made the appointment for me.

Rosa V. Storr

God showered me with grace, mercy and favor by allowing me to survive breast cancer. I’ve lost many friends, yet he chose to heal me. I am so very grateful. I refuse to take one single day for granted. I’ve deliberately chosen to live my life without sweating the small stuff.

Miami vs Jacksonville Armada benfiting SGK

Come and Support Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale on Sunday, October 1st as Miami FC takes on the Jacksonville Armada on Nicaraguan Heritage Night!

Stella Aricape

From an early age I suffered pain and sensitivity in my breasts. I was told that this was due to the dense nature of the breast tissue. In 1997 I was diagnosed with atypical cells. My initial thought and question for my doctor was if I had cancer; he told me no, but that I should be vigilant.

Cindy Papale

Since my breast cancer diagnosis in July 2000 I became a strong advocate for breast cancer. At the time of my diagnosis, I worked for a surgical oncologist at the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. From the moment I was diagnosed, I knew too well what I was in for.....

Vanessa Chen

I was diagnosed with Stage 1 Ductal Carcinoma In Situ just days after my 28th birthday. This diagnosis was startling as I was not even 30, had no family history of cancer, and no prior health concerns.

Solangel Bodkin

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer, in my case breast cancer, has been the most terrifying experience I’ve had to endure. The possibility of prematurely leaving my children, most importantly my little ones....

Danila Sigal

I have been battling metastatic breast cancer for 15 years, outliving an original prognosis of 6 months, have undergone several recurrences, surgeries, radiations, and chemotherapy protocols. While still in the battle, I can tell you that being a Survivor means taking a proactive role in one's healing.