Komen working to tackle metastatic breast cancer

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.

Breast cancer survivor Jennifer Lucas now marching for her mom and sister

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.

Breast cancer survivors celebrate at Hope Village

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.

Komen Spotlight: Worship in Pink Program

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.