Circle of Promise, joins more than 25,000 participants, including 1,600
breast cancer survivors, at the Susan G. Komen New York City Race
for the Cure in Central Park on September 13, 2009. The 5K run/walk
event’s goal was to raise more than $6 million for breast cancer research
and community outreach programs.
In 2005 R&B legend Patti LaBelle had a breast-cancer scare, but didn’t tell anyone in her family about it. LaBelle announced the surprise news at Denise Rich’s biannual Angel Ball for Cancer Research. Since then the star has been actively involved with breast cancer awareness organizations like the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Co-Anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America” and a breast cancer survivor, was on hand for the Stand Up To Cancer event at the Kodak Theatre on September 5, 2008, in Hollywood, California.
Actor and breast cancer survivor speaks at the Sixth Annual Take-A-Hike to benefit breast cancer research on October 13, 2001, in Agoura, California.