After one year back in Baltimore, the Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, which raises money for breast cancer research, will move to Columbia this fall to what organizers called a more centralized location that they hope will attract more people from throughout the state.
The One Voice program, started in 2011 under a grant, at the University of Maryland's St. Joseph Medical Center's Cancer Institute offers diagnostic and referral services in a comfortable setting for uninsured women who often didn't seek treatment.
Taco's owner, Laurel resident Linda Davis, collected donations from his supporters and presented $714 to the Laurel Police Department’s breast cancer awareness campaign, the Pink Patch Project, for METAvivor research and support.
Think Pink was the refrain heard in the Dulaney High School gymnasium on Friday, Feb. 3, when the women's basketball teams took the floor for their annual Pink Out games to raise money for breast cancer awareness.
Congratulations to Denise Love and Jacqueline Johnson, residents of Central Parke at Victoria Falls active adult community, for completing the Philadelphia 3-day Susan G. Komen breast cancer walk in Philadelphia. The 60-mile walk took place Oct. 14 -16 and proceeds go toward Komen's programs and community outreach.
Women are encouraged to get a regular breast cancer screening, a mammogram, to detect the cancer early when it can still be cured. Doing so can put more options on the table for treatments, including less extensive surgery, and a better chance of beating the cancer. Sometimes, though, life can get in the way of scheduling those regular screenings.
The annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, slated for 8 a.m. Sunday in Hunt Valley, is still behind its fundraising goal, but organizers with Komen Maryland said Friday they hope to make up the difference
When Union Bridge resident Lisa Schwartzbeck completed her breast cancer treatment after being diagnosed with stage three of the disease in Aug. 2013, she received support to improve her physical well being through the Embrace program at Carroll Hospital Center.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently unveiled proposed changes to their payment approach for cancer care services delivered to American seniors. Hidden within the complicated language and updated payment codes lies a harsh reality for community-based oncology centers and, more importantly, the patients we serve.
General Federation of Women's Clubs, Woman's Club of Westminster, focused on "Triumphs and Challenges: Treating Breast Cancer" and celebrated 125 years of volunteer service by the GFWC at spring luncheon at Carroll Lutheran Village.