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Susan G. Komen Chicagoland’s Mother’s Day Race for the Cure will celebrate its 20th anniversary, with moves from Grant Park and Lombard to Montrose Harbor. Read more

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Breast cancer survivor Apryl Allen talks about her journey in the midst of the disease and how her intuition ultimately saved her. Read more


Jamie Kastelic, founder of Spero-Hope, LLC., was diagnosed with breast cancer at 33 and almost lost her life due to an infection. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, she reflects upon the journey she took while overcoming cancer. Read more


Uzma Yunus, originally from Pakistan, is an American doctor who used her vast experience in the medical field to detect her breast cancer through self-examination. This month, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, she reflects upon her journey. Read more


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Dr. Katherine Kopkash, board-certified general surgeon at Rush University Medical Center, is a leading doctor in Chicago. We had the fantastic opportunity to speak with her and learn more about intraoperative radiation therapy. Read more


Attorney Donna More was diagnosed with breast cancer six years ago and although she was scared like millions of other women in her situation, she let the news fuel her fire to pursue her lifelong dream. Read more


As the Chief Medical Officer at Bright Pink, Dr. Deborah Lindner leads the medical and educational aspects of the organization which focuses not only reaching women but healthcare professionals as well. Read more

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