Being your own advocate is a very personal matter for Ashlee Hunt. Ashlee has no family history of breast cancer; she actually has no family history of cancer of any kind. “Too often, young women are brushed off by doctors because breast cancer is not as common in younger women or because they do not … More Ashlee Hunt |Komen Columbus Race Co-Honorary Chair
Congratulations to our December Volunteer of the Month: Dr. Deepa Halaharvi! Dr. Halavarvi has an interesting perspective to breast cancer – as a a breast surgeon at OhioHealth she has helped many women with her professional training but as a recent breast cancer survivor she relates to her patients on emotional level because she has … More December Volunteer of the Month: Dr. Deepa Halaharvi
Dear Cancer, I have a bone to pick with you. You came into my life after I had just finished 10 years of training to become a breast surgeon. I was waiting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, but instead felt like I got hit by a train. To be honest, … More Dear Cancer | Dr. Deepa Halaharvi
Dear Cancer, We have been together for over a year now. You have changed my life in ways I never knew possible. Since you came into my life, you have brought me to the highest peak of faith and the lowest valley of despair. You have restored my faith in humanity, and you have taken my relationship … More Dear Cancer | Amber’s Letter
In 2015, it is estimated that over 200,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, and over 1.7 million new cases have been diagnosed since 2012. But we all know that breast cancer is far from a faceless disease. The courageous fighters of this disease are vital members of our … More “Dear Cancer” Campaign
We’re excited to announce that the Race for the Cure is expanding beyond the streets of downtown Columbus to the brick streets around Ohio University! In partnership with the Ohio University School of Nursing, we will be launching our inaugural Athens Race for the Cure in Athens, Ohio on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Susan G. … More The Race for the Cure is Coming to Athens, Ohio!