Faces of a Warrior2019-08-19T14:38:54+00:00

Faces of a Warrior

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.

Click here to read our Faces of a Warrior Booklet

Alexandra Alexandre

I can recall a moment, where after explaining to a doctor how anxious I was about checking my breast each month, I was told, “treatment has come a long way and that if breast cancer is determined early it doesn’t have to be terminal.” Read More...

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...

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