Get on board the ShipHop Cruise and support you local Susan G. Komen Affiliate while you enjoy performances, meet and greets and hosted activities with your favorite 90s artist.
Join us at the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Race for the Cure® and show South Florida how we can
From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to Miami and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything.
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!
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.
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.....
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.
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....
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.
In August 2003 during my yearly routine mammogram, a mass was discovered in my left breast. A biopsy was performed and the results provided me with a diagnosis of Ductal Carcinoma Insitu. In September, I had a lumpectomy followed by 33 radiation treatments and a 5 year prescription of Tamoxifen.