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Your gift could provide a one month supply of Tamoxifen, a drug used to treat breast cancers that rely on estrogen for growth, to a patient in need. Every 60 seconds, somewhere in the world, someone dies from breast cancer. Your gift will help save lives! Your gift could provide a screening mammogram to an uninsured or underinsured person in need. Your gift could provide a breast prosthesis for an uninsured or underinsured woman in need. Your gift will help us reach our bold goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. within the next decade!
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in the U.S. in the next 10 years

My Goal
$250

Amount Raised
$199

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My Story

My "story" is personal this year. I have been receiving chemotherapy infusions every three weeks since mid June for Her2 positive breast cancer. I will begin radiation next, along with an ongoing smaller dose of chemo.

 I am optimistic. I believe prayer is powerful and am encouraged by an outpouring of prayer on my behalf.  I have also been blessed by an amazing medical team and i am thankful for such wonderful care.

That said, this is not a path I would have chosen. How spectacular would it be if no one  had to ever travel this road again! This is why I have decided to participate in this event. 

I have run 30+ marathons since i started running at age 39. (I'm no spring chick at 68 years!) I had to pull out of Steamtown this year due to my diagnosis.  I have continued to walk 5-6 miles 5-6 days a week and have occasionally run during this time as well.  I am not race worthy at the level of my past but I WILL finish this challenge, 10 days after my final major treatment and prior to the radiation regime.

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today in support of my fundraising efforts.

The final information is provided by Susan C. Komen Race for the Cure;

Your support helps us get one step closer to a world without breast cancer. 75 percent of the money raised through the Race stays in the community to fund local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs. The remaining 25 percent supports groundbreaking breast cancer research

Together, we are fueling the best science, boldest community and biggest impact in the fight against breast cancer. And we will not stop until this disease is gone forever. That's our promise. Will you please join me in this fight by making a donation today?

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Your gift could provide a one month supply of Tamoxifen, a drug used to treat breast cancers that rely on estrogen for growth, to a patient in need. Every 60 seconds, somewhere in the world, someone dies from breast cancer. Your gift will help save lives! Your gift could provide a screening mammogram to an uninsured or underinsured person in need. Your gift could provide a breast prosthesis for an uninsured or underinsured woman in need. Your gift will help us reach our bold goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. within the next decade!
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