Although breast cancer is most commonly thought of as a disease that affects women, men can get breast cancer too. And if there are signs or symptoms that worry you, it's best to get it checked out.
A special event brings breast cancer survivors together every year in Dallas. Each time, FOX 4 meets people who inspire others with their strength and courage. That includes a mom named Jennifer Lucas. Here's how she's doing now.
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Of those, even when it's caught early, the cancer will spread for nearly 30 percent of women to other parts of their body. When it does, it's called metastatic breast cancer or stage four. Today, Susan G. Komen is doing what it can to tackle this deadliest stage of breast cancer.
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A breast cancer survivor helps provide comfort for thousands who have or are battling that same disease. Dawn Compton is the founder of the Blessing Box Project and joins Good Day from her home near Houston.
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This year’s Komen event in Dallas will be a little different but, of course, the mission to find a cure for breast cancer is still the same.
The March of Hope marked the end of the 2019 Komen Dallas Race for the Cure with long-term survivors leading the way. There will be more survivors every year thanks to the efforts of Komen Dallas County.
No one can fight breast cancer alone. It takes a team. And in the case of one of our survivors, she brought an entire army -- Dee's Army.
One of the long-standing race teams is from idGroup. It's a woman-owned business and the team captain, Greg Holcomb, has a very personal connection to the race and what Komen Dallas does.
Survivors like Mercedes Cruz is keeping her family going strong even though she's fighting breast cancer for the third time. She plans to just keep fight.
The Komen Dallas Race for the Cure has become an important part of Jennifer Lucas' life. We introduced you to her a couple of years ago when she set a goal for herself of walking the race less than a month after reconstructive surgery. Her mother was then diagnosed in 2018 and now just before the race her sister was diagnosed. She will be carrying the memorial flag to lead the March of Hope.
The Komen Dallas Race for the Cure is full of people with unique stories like Andrea Szarvas, who was all set to race this time last year until breast cancer stopped her in her tracks.
There are millions of breast cancer survivors in the United States today thanks to the work that Komen started. FOX 4's Shannon Murray went t the tent dubbed Hope Village to talk to some of the survivors.
Every breast cancer fight is different. That means survivors need help in different ways. The first step is reaching people who might not have access to breast cancer health information. Ragina Ireland is part of the Worship in Pink Program from Komen Dallas. She explains what it is and why it's so important.
Even those will full health insurance can still be drained financially and emotionally by breast cancer. Marilin Mireles explains how Komen Dallas helped her through the disease.
Komen Dallas executive director Nicole Metclaf says changes are coming. The race will be re-imagined and become the More than Pink Walk.
The Bridge Breast Network's mission is to save lives by providing access to diagnostics and treatment services for breast cancer. Executive director Terry Wilson Gray explains.
Komen Dallas County treasurer Dan Jones says the organization has raised more than $1 billion over the past 37 years to help local residents affected by breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen CEO Paula Schneider explains Komen Dallas County is part of a larger effort to help men and women fight and beat breast cancer at every stage of the disease. Anything less is unacceptable.