In the Pink

Faces of a Warrior: Elena Ripoll

I was diagnosed at the age of 40. The diagnosis was unexpected, and quite daunting. I had not sought, or even thought, about needing a mammogram at that...
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Faces of a Warrior: Rosa Storr

God showered me with grace, mercy and favor by allowing me to survive breast cancer. I’ve lost many friends, yet he chose to heal me. I am so very...
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Faces of a Warrior: Stella Aricape

From an early age I suffered pain and sensitivity in my breasts. I was told that this was due to the dense nature of the breast tissue. In 1997 I was diagnosed...
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Faces of a Warrior: Cindy Papale

Since my breast cancer diagnosis in July 2000 I became a strong advocate for breast cancer. From the moment I was diagnosed, I knew too well what ...
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Faces of a Warrior: Vanessa Chen

I was diagnosed with just days after my 28th birthday. I discovered a lump during a self-awareness exam and immediately thought “it’s probably nothing...
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Faces of a Warrior: Solangel Bodkin

Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer has been the most terrifying experience I’ve had to endure. The possibility of prematurely leaving my children...
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Faces of a Warrior: Danila Sigal

I have been battling metastatic breast cancer for 15 years, outliving an original prognosis of 6 months. While still in the battle, I can tell you that being a Survivor means...
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Faces of a Warrior: Dortell Johnson

In August 2003, a mass was discovered in my left breast. I had a lumpectomy followed by 33 radiation treatments. I figured I was done with my fight, but ...
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Faces of a Warrior: Gina Torres

Breast Cancer was my second encounter with the BIG “C”. Back in 1985, at the age of 31, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease. As my doctor told me, I ...
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Faces of a Warrior: Kim Bonomo

Although the breast cancer diagnosis and treatment transformed 2005 into the worst year of my life, it has led to one of the best and most important...
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Understanding Breast Cancer

Whether you are facing a personal diagnosis or that of a friend or loved one, there are many steps you can take to help you better understand the many faces of this disease.
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Support for You ... and for Others

Breast cancer can be scary and confusing, both for those diagnosed and for their friends and family. It’s important to have a strong support network to help with the physical and emotional demands of the disease.
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Breast Self-Awareness

It's important to become familiar with the way your breasts normally look and feel. Knowing what is normal for you may help you see or feel changes in your breasts.
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Purchase with Purpose

T-shirts, running apparel, accessories, caps, educational material and gifts ... all to support the fight against breast cancer.  Browse the ShopKomen online store.
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