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A Lasting Gift

Everyone gets a cold or the flu during a Minnesota winter, so I didn’t think anything of my cough at the time.  After I realized I had been coughing for several weeks and couldn’t walk up a flight of stairs without having to stop and catch my breath, I knew something was wrong.  My doctor [...]

Wouldn’t it Be nice for Pink to Just Be a Pretty Color Again?

Cancer changes your life forever and in ways you would never imagine, but you try to move forward with life, thankful you are still here. I, like many other survivors, live each day with fear that it can come back, and that worry is always in the back of my mind. I am a two [...]

Help Me Put an End to the C-Monster – Support the Army of Women!

On March 1, 2012, I was diagnosed with stage III Lobular Breast Cancer.  Although stage III sounds scary, I have several excellent prognostic indicators (biomarkers), and fully intend on living to a ripe, old age. I have always valued scientific inquiry, and especially now that I am making important decisions about my own health.  With [...]

This Mother’s Day, I Want to End Breast Cancer

To Every Mother, Daughter, and Sister: As a mother of two beautiful daughters and now grandmother to a pack of joyful and spirited grandchildren, I have made a simple wish for this Mother’s Day. I’m not looking for bouquets of flowers and bountiful gifts. This Mother’s Day, I want to end breast cancer and my wish [...]

Guest Blog: Exposure to the World of Breast Cancer Advocacy

2011 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: My First Formal Exposure to the World of Breast Cancer Advocacy Debbi Knauft - January 2012 I am grateful to the Breast Cancer Care and Research Fund for providing me the opportunity to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in December 2011. This was my first formal experience as a breast [...]

NBCC Sets Deadline to End Breast Cancer

We are happy to have the following guest blog from the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) President, Fran Visco, talking about setting a deadline to end breast cancer in 2020. NBCC is one of our collaborators and have played a key role in the success of the Army of Women.  Read this important piece from [...]

Vote Pink this December!

We still need your vote! We wanted to take time to THANK YOU for voting every day to help the Army of Women win a $250,000 grant through the Pepsi Refresh Everything campaign. Unfortunately, we did not win the grant last month. But we have incredible news: The Army of Women is eligible to compete again [...]

Lifetime Television and the Army of Women Form a Partnership

Los Angeles, CA – The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation is proud to announce a partnership with Lifetime Television to recruit volunteers to join its Army of Women initiative at •Throughout October, Lifetime Television will broadcast public service announcements featuring Army Wives series’ stars Sally Pressman and Brigid Brannaugh; •Dr. Susan Love is featured [...]

A Special Guest Blog from Our Friends at
the Lance Armstrong Foundation

Our friends at the Lance Armstrong Foundation are conducting a short and easy survey on electronic medical records and they have asked us to get the Army of Women involved. It’s a simple, deidentified survey and it will take you 10 minutes to complete. See below for more information. A special note from the [...]

Get Involved with the National
Breast Cancer Coalition

There are many ways we can all work together to eradicate breast cancer. Participating in research is one way, and advocating for change is another. For those of you who are interested in learning how you can become part of the breast cancer advocacy movement, there is no better place to [...]