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
Over My Head Boutique specializes in caring for women who are going through hair loss or have undergone breast cancer surgery. Over My Head has been located on the Riverside Methodist Hospital campus, inside the Bing Cancer Center since 2012. The shop was previously located in Upper Arlington where it opened in 1998, focusing primarily … More Over My Head Boutique
On May 16, 2015, tens of thousands of people instilled an inspiring feeling of hope as they gathered in the streets of downtown Columbus, Ohio to show their support for breast cancer survivors and to remember those who have died from the disease. The 23rd Annual Komen Columbus Race for the Cure, the largest Race … More $2 Million Raised at Komen Columbus Race for the Cure 2015
It’s that time of year when we take a nostalgic look back to relive the moments of 2014. We’ve had an amazing year, filled with moments we will treasure forever. The staff compiled a list of the Top 10 Memorable Moments at Komen Columbus. Please join us as we take a walk down memory lane.
We are happy to announce that Kris Gaston is our June Volunteer of the Month. Kris lives like every day is her last day. Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2000 she’s defied the odds for the past 14 years and continues to pleasantly surprise her doctors. Kris is a warrior and says she volunteers … More June Volunteer of the Month: Kris Gaston
Written by, Julie McMahon Director of Mission at Komen Columbus More than a quarter of the cancer drugs in the research pipeline today are intended as oral drugs. Unfortunately, insurance practices have not kept up with advancements in science. Insurance companies typically cover intravenous administered therapies as a medical benefit, under which most patients only … More We have a chance to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients
Written By: Nicolle Racey, Director of Communications at Komen Columbus I am not a big fan of working out but I am a fan of having fun. So when exercise doesn’t feel or look like a workout, then sign me up! That’s why I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to participate in the Pretty Muddy … More Getting Muddy for the Cause