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Breast cancer awareness events in Grand Rapids

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are a number of different organizations that put together events, educational resources, and advocacy for breast cancer awareness. In Grand Rapids, the Susan G. Komen West Michigan, Van Andel Institute, and the…

Cancer Awareness

Susan G. Komen for the Cure funds Lymphoseek

In the United States, breast cancer is the second most common cancer amongst women, trailing only skin cancers. In fact, breast cancer accounts for 1 in 3 diagnoses for American women. Compared to the rest of the United States, Michigan…

Cancer Awareness

Experience PINK initiative enlists Grand Rapids attractions in fight against breast cancer

West Michigan has rallied forces for the month of February in support of breast cancer awareness and Susan G. Komen West Michigan. Now in its second year, the Experience PINK campaign brings together hotels, businesses and restaurants in an effort…

Cancer Awareness


Susan G. Komen “On the wings of hope” survivor benefit

Last night, I had the pleasure of attending the 2nd Annual Susan G. Komen for the Cure “On the Wings of Hope” Survivor Benefit.  A night full of inspirational stories, essential fundraising, and a “pinkified” venue of attendees, the benefit…

Cancer Awareness


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