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Talk about it Tuesday: Real world research

Komen has sustained a strong commitment to supporting research that will identify and deliver cures for breast cancer since it began over 30 years ago.

Talk About it Tuesday: October 22nd, 2013 – Waves of Progress

Over the past 30 years, much progress has been made in the fight against breast cancer. More than thirty years ago, when Suzy Komen was told she had breast cancer, people did not say the words breast cancer out loud.

Follow the Funds Friday: Wood County Health Department Promotes Awareness in Schools

School spirit is often a contagious emotion that can easily spread like wildfire.

Take action Thursday: Make Healthy Lifestyle Choices

One of Susan G. Komen’s breast health self-awareness messages is:Make healthy lifestyle choices.

Webinar Wednesday: Screening Guidelines

As part of the on going coverage in conjunction with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Webinar Wednesday is focusing on clearing up the confusion about screening guidelines; presented by Dr. Linda Harrison, radiologist at Diagnostic Imaging Centers in Kansas City, MO.

Talk about it Tuesday, October 8th, 2013- Get Screened!

Women in the United States have a “1 in 8” (or about 12 percent) lifetime risk of getting breast cancer.

Take Action Thursday: October 3, 2013-

Read our Take Action Thursday story and learn about Ben DuMont and how he supported his wife through her aggressive form of breast cancer diagnosis and journey.

Komen365 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

October is National Breast Cancer Month and Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin is starting a more intensive campaign through the start of November featuring Weekly conversations through social media, or their website.

Survivor Story: Tina Frey

In 2004, Tina Frey asked her family practice physician to look at a lump she felt in her breast during my annual physical. Her physician told her that at 25 years old, she was going through hormonal changes that would change the density of her breast tissue...

Breast cancer survivor: Family made big difference in recovery

We're just days away from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race

The Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure is coming up August 11th in Wausau.

Auburndale raises money for breast cancer awareness

Some central Wisconsin high school students are helping in the fight against breast cancer.

Wausau volleyball players work to fight breast cancer

Some high school volleyball players in Wausau faced off Tuesday night to fight breast cancer.

Wausau Fire Dept. sells pink shirts for cause

You'll be seeing a lot of firefighters wearing pink this month. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Personal Story: Heather Voigt

When I was 21, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. I can still see the gestures my dad made when he told me her biopsies were positive. I remember feeling completely overwhelmed and numb at the same time.

Make a donation for National Breast Cancer Awareness month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many across the country are taking time to raises awareness, learn about the disease and help women get access to lifesaving health screenings.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure hits close to home for many

Hundreds of people joined the fight against breast cancer in downtown Wausau, for the central Wisconsin Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. But for some, it's more than just a race.

Family recalls stress of wife's battle with breast cancer

Almost eight years ago, Anne Jacobson had an experience she'll never forget.

Personal Story: Julie Gazin

I was 43-years-old and the mother of three kids, ages 10-16. I was living in Texas, 1,600 miles away from my family in Wisconsin...it was a very, very difficult and scary time.

Personal Story: Linda Landowski

I first met my biological mother as she lay dying the hospital from breast cancer. She was only 46-years-old. I was 19-years-old and pregnant at the time but I didn't tell her that she would be a grandmother. She never shared if I had a dad or family.

Click here for a downloadable map of the route. 

Click here for a downloadable map of the route. 

Personal Story: Jennifer Kielman

I was promoted to the 6:00 & 10:00 p.m. anchor, was in love and I didn't have too much to worry about. I was 32-years-old and having the time of my life.

Click here for information on how to register for the Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure. It takes place August 12, 2012 in downtown Wausau.

3rd Annual Komen Race for the Cure Event

Central Wisconsin's 3rd Annual Race/Walk will be taking place on August 12, 2012.

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