Breast Cancer Awareness

Miami-Dade County

Thousands expected for breast cancer 5K Saturday

The Susan G. Komen 21st Annual Race for the Cure will take place Saturday morning at Bayfront Park and the surrounding neighborhood. There will be a survivor procession at 7:30 a.m., followed by a 5K-timed run at 8:45 a.m., then an untimed-5K walk/run at 9 a.m. There also will be a tot run for children ages 2-7.

Health & Fitness

Living for years with late-stage breast cancer

Thanks to a variety of treatment options for advanced-stage and high-risk cancer patients, in many cases late-stage cancer can be considered a “chronic disease” that people live with for decades. Twenty years ago, doctors were able to cure about 60 percent of breast cancer cases. Today, it’s 80 percent.

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