I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Dawn Berry

In March 2005, I was diagnosed with Triple Negative Breast Cancer on my left breast. I had found the lump and went in for a….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Carolyn Evans

I’m an avid golfer and I was at our opening day luncheon. I made the mistake of going outside to call about my biopsy results….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor ~Survivor Stories for our Sweet 16 Race!!

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I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Lisa DiStefano

After work my husband Marc picked me up and my phone rang. My doctor asked me four times if I was driving. She even asked….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Sharon Knudson

I was in my car headed to work when my doctor called to say it was cancer. Once I heard the news, I kept driving…..

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Flora Norton

I had to deal with a cancer diagnosis twice in my life. The first time I was in the shower and noticed my nipple was….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Carey Rotoli

I was at home when I received the call from my doctor telling me I had breast cancer. I had just been in for a….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Mary Duffy

I have been a survivor for 28 years now, but I can still remember when I found out I had breast cancer. I had found….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Kathryn Nunez

I was living in Blue Springs, MO when I first found the lump during a self-breast exam. I scheduled a mammogram immediately. After the mammogram….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Rhonda Walker

On December 18, 2008, I was out to dinner with friends and family at Baldini’s Casino when the surgeon called me at 6:12 pm. I….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Alicia Brock

I was at home by myself when my surgeon called to tell my biopsy from the day before had come back. I had cancer. I….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Shannon Thompson

I was lying in the ultrasound room after undergoing a mammogram when the doctor came in, reached for my hand and said “sorry to tell….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Shaina Cervantes

I remember being in the office with the surgeon who had removed the large mass from my right breast. My husband was with me and….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Elizabeth Weyman

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2012. I had allowed myself to become lax in getting mammograms because I was essentially the poster….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Jamie DeBates

I was at a stoplight when I felt a pinch on the right side of my breast. I adjusted my bra, thinking it was just….

Financial Resources

Financial Resources

Did you know that there are many financial resources that can help people living with breast cancer? Find out more

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Kelly Albright

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Kelly Albright I found my lumps when I was putting lotion on after a bath. When I went in to….

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Cindy Lain

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Cindy Lain By Pypeline Editing I was watching TV with my three little children when I received the call that….

July 2014 Mammovan Schedule

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Debbi Engebritson

I’m a Breast Cancer Survivor: Debbi Engebritson By Pypeline Editing I was at work when they called to tell me it was definite—I had breast….

Race T-Shirt Voting Contest

Race T-Shirt Voting Contest

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June 2014 Mammovan schedule

June 2014 Mammovan schedule

2014 Race Sponsorship

2014 Race Sponsorship

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“Sweet 16” Race for the Cure Race Day information ~ Oct. 5, 2014

“Sweet 16” Race for the Cure Race Day information ~ Oct. 5, 2014

16th Annual Komen Northern Nevada Race for the Cure Race Day Instructions Sunday, October 5, 2014.  Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. Like us on Facebook and keep….

Breast Cancer in Women Younger than 40

Breast Cancer in Women Younger than 40

Breast cancer is rare in younger women. Even so, they may worry about their risk of breast cancer now and in the future. Our Komen….

Did You Know…

Did You Know…

…that one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime?

Preventive Surgery for Women at High Risk of Breast Cancer

Preventive Surgery for Women at High Risk of Breast Cancer

Most women are not at high risk for breast cancer.   However, having certain inherited gene mutations can greatly increase the risk of breast cancer. The….

Financial Resources

Financial Resources

Did you know that there are many financial resources that can help people living with breast cancer? Find out more

2014 Pink Tie Gala Professional Pictures by C.L. Marshall Images

A HUGE THANK YOU to our friends at C.L. Marshall Images, LLC for donating their time & talent at our 2014 Pink Tie Gala. Take a gander….

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

People diagnosed with metastatic disease face very different challenges than people diagnosed with early breast cancer. Here, we discuss treatment, prognosis and some of the….