Faces of a Warrior 20182019-07-19T17:25:55+00:00

Faces of a Warrior | 2018

Inspired, supported, and encouraged are not words normally associated with breast cancer. However, to shine light on such a difficult diagnosis and journey, Susan G. Komen Miami/Ft. Lauderdale launched the Faces of a Warrior Mentorship Program. Through this initiative, men and women are invited to share their story; from their breast cancer diagnosis to how they have thrived after it. Stories will be shared via our website, social media, eblasts, signage at event(s), as well as additional marketing pieces throughout the year.

Melissa Rojas

My journey started in October of 2013 when I felt a lump in my right breast while exercising. Being a nurse, I knew I should have it checked out. My doctor and I didn’t think much... Read More...

Ruby McCloud

On March 2012 I was diagnosed with Stage IV Breast Cancer with metastasis to the bone. Unlike most women, my journey began on August 18, 2007, when a cell phone I placed in my bosom overheated and burned my right breast. Read More...

Tracey Ashton

I will have to say, when I heard those words, you have Breast Cancer and it's the last thing I remember hearing all the rest of the words that came out of my Doctors mouth sounded like I was listening to the teacher from the cartoon the Peanuts. Read More...

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