Tara Ernske |Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Race Chair

Tara Ernske is an avid proponent of keeping up with routine breast exams. “I want all women, especially younger women, to do their monthly breast self-exams and to be sure to see a physician once a year for a breast exam.” Tara knows first-hand the importance of these exams. During her own annual checkup at… More Tara Ernske |Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Race Chair

Making Sense of Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Written by: Julie McMahon | Director of Mission at Komen Columbus In 2015, both the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released guidelines for the recommended age of regular mammography. ACS raised its age recommendation for women of average risk to 45, while USPSTF recommends 50 for the same… More Making Sense of Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Save the Date | Athens Race for the Cure | Oct. 23, 2016

What’s pink and green and white all over? A Bobcat breast cancer supporter! Last year we saw 1,650 breast cancer survivors, advocates and friends at the inaugural Athens Race for the Cure, and at this year’s Race, we’re hoping to see even more. Join us at the Second Annual Athens Race for the Cure on… More Save the Date | Athens Race for the Cure | Oct. 23, 2016