25th Annual Cleveland Race for the Cure Saturday, August 18, 2018 Edgewater Park
8th Annual Akron Race for the Cure Saturday, October 13, 2018 Canal Park Stadium
We are almost 40 days away from the Cleveland Race for the Cure at Edgewater Park! If
you have not registered yet, head over to ClevelandRacefortheCure.com and get
We have so many
great giveaways this year for our top fundraisers, including two American Airlines certificates which may be
redeemed for 25,000 AAdvantage Miles. These miles can be used toward flights,
hotel stays, vacation packages, and much more.
top three fundraising teams in each category (corporate/company, friends/family, and
school/university) will also be awarded entry into the Team Tailgate area,
where each team and their members can congregate, decorate their space, and
celebrate for the duration of Race day.
more information on all of our reward incentives here and click here to download our
FREE Team Resource Guide!
Cleveland Packet Pick Up Dates Set
If you did not opt in to the $5 Race packet shipping, you can pick up your packet prior to Race day at one of these three sites.
Wednesday, August 15 11am-7pm Legacy Village
Thursday, August 16 11am-7pm Great Northern Mall
Friday, August 17 12pm-4pm Edgewater Park
Please click here for more details and information.
Accommodations can be made
for team captains/members to pick up packets for their entire team at these
in-person packet pick up sites. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
leastone week prior to the packet pick up date so those items
can be ready for pick up.
Affiliate News & Events
Pink Tie Guy 2018 Honorees Announced
A Pink Tie Guy is a
member of an elite group of executives banding together to fight breast cancer. We will honor and recognize this distinguished group at our annual Pink Tie Guy event on Monday, September 24 from 6pm-8pm at The Vault in The Metropolitan at The 9 in the heart of downtown Cleveland.
You can become a member of this
prestigious group by registering online. This
event is graciously sponsored by The 9, Geis Companies, and Key Private
Northeast Ohio is proud of its 25 year heritage and has granted $15 million to
organizations that assist women, men, and families who are dealing with breast
cancer issues. The grantees provide screening,
diagnostic, navigation, and daily-living support to the 22 counties that comprise
our region. In the past five years, we
have helped almost 50,000 individuals.
We are proud to announce the Pink Tie Guys 2018 Honorees
Marc S. Byrnes Chairman, Oswald Companies
Fred Geis, SIOR Owner, Geis Companies
Alex Johnson, Ph.D. President, Tri-C
Save the Date - 13th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Symposium
The Breast Cancer Survivor Symposium is back and better than ever! This conference is designed for any person who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, from those 2 days into treatment to those 20 years out of treatment. Join us for a day of learning, networking, and local resources. More details to come!
Saturday, October 20th 9:00am-3:00pm DoubleTree Hotel Independence
Exciting News About
Metastatic Trial Search and Metastatic Trial Talk from breastcancertrials.org
On June 27, Breast Cancer Trials (BCT) launched an
upgraded version of Metastatic Trial Search (MTS) along
with Metastatic Trial Talk (MTT), a new companion application
that providespatients with carefully selected news and features
about metastatic breast cancer research, published monthly. The new version of
MTS features a more personalized trial matching experience showcasing improved
search and filtering options. MTS and MTT will combine access to and awareness
of clinical trials in one convenient place. Click
here to access the Metastatic Trial Search tool to find a
The Lake Erie Crushers, Equity Trust, and Ganley Automotive Crushed It at the Annual Pack the Park Pink Night to Benefit Komen Northeast Ohio!
The Lake Erie Crushers, Equity Trust, and Ganley Automotive joined
forces this season to help raise awareness and funds for Komen NEO! This year’s
Pack the Park Pink Night was Friday,
June 15, and was bigger and better than ever. All three sponsors from
this night went above and beyond anything we could have hoped for.
Erie Crushers donated $1 from every ticket sold back to Komen, as well as
putting together a 50/50 raffle, jersey auction, survivor pre-game parade,
honorary first pitches, and decking the park out in pink!
Survivors were encouraged to wear pink, and Sprenger Stadium
really felt like it was a true Pink Out. Ganley generously donated one-of-a-kind
Pink jerseys that were auctioned off.
Equity Trust joined our Pack the Park Pink game for the first time
this year and blew us all away with their dedication and passion for the
cause. Their staff created an incredible raffle that raised $20,000. Equity
presented Komen NEO with a check the
night of the game!
The Pack the Park Pink Night keeps getting bigger and bigger, and
this year the total amount raised was above $23,000! It truly is inspiring that
these local companies, organizations, and fans come together to help the women
of Northeast Ohio. Komen thanks you all!
Community & Partner Events
Rally for the Cure is a
grassroots program using golf, tennis, and other social programs that has raised more
than $80 million for Komen-funded breast cancer research grants and local breast
cancer community programs nationwide. As of 2017, management of the Rally program
operates from Susan G. Komen®’s national headquarters, located in Dallas, TX. In 2017, Northeast Ohio Rally for the Cure
events raised over $24,000!
You choose a date and activity to Rally around. Invite your
friends, family, and community to participate. Spread the word. It’s that
simple! If you are interested in holding a Rally or for more information, visit rallyforthecure.com or
contact Leslie Hurrell at email@example.com.
Thank you to our National Apparel and Footwear
Sponsor New Balance for “Putting their Feet in the Fight” to end breast cancer. Gear up with the
Lace Up for the Cure® Collection and 5% of your
purchase benefits Susan G. Komen. Click here to access all the awesome gear!
Did You Know?
Breastfeeding lowers the risk of breast cancer, especially in premenopausal women. It may be especially good at lowering the risk of estrogen receptor-negative (including triple negative) breast cancer. Click here to learn more.
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
Don't Put It Off
Hospitals reminds you that Breast cancer doesn’t occur only during
October. If you haven’t had your annual
mammogram, UH makes it convenient to schedule one at one of our 28 screening locations
throughout NE Ohio. Too busy to schedule
an appointment? No worries, we have you
covered by offering two
programs to meet the needs of even the busiest individual.
Now you can
walk in and have your screening mammogram at any time of the day with little or
no wait. We offer this option at all 28
30 Minute Results
Worried about your screening
mammogram results? The wait is over. Now
you can get your screening results in just 30 minutes after completion of your screening mammogram.
And, if your mammogram reveals an area of concern, you can choose to have a
full work up at your earliest convenience. The work up includes additional
imaging tests and you are given the results that day. If a surgical biopsy is
recommended, we will schedule your consultation with one of our world class
specialized breast providers before leaving the office.
To schedule your mammogram, call 1-866-643-2554
Does a Fast Breast MRI make sense
The “Fast Breast MRI” is a 10-minute,
self-pay examination that scientific studies have shown to be effective in
finding invasive breast cancers. It is ideal for women with dense breast tissue
who desire additional breast cancer screening but do not meet the criteria to
qualify for a conventional breast MRI study based on their lifetime risk for
breast cancer. The conventional breast MRI study (45 minutes) is intended for
women with a higher risk for developing breast cancer, such as BRCA1/2 genetic
mutations, etc. The Fast Breast MRI does not detect the spectrum of diseases
that can be detected by the conventional breast MRI exam. As with any screening
exam, additional non-cancerous lesions may also be detected that may require
biopsy or additional follow-up.
What to Expect
The Fast Breast MRI requires an injection
of contrast that is given through an IV. The study will be interpreted by a
specially trained breast radiologist and the results will be sent to your
doctor. You will need a doctor’s order for this exam. There is no radiation
associated with this study.
Who Should Get this Procedure?
The Fast Breast MRI is a low cost, self-pay
supplemental study for women with dense breast tissue who want a screening that
is more sensitive to breast cancer than mammography. The Fast Breast MRI may
detect cancers not visible on a mammogram but is not intended to replace
mammography. Routine screening mammograms are still recommended.
more information or schedule an appointment, call 877-931-3697
FAST MRI is only available at:
Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 UH Ahuja Medical Center, 3999
Richmond Road, Beachwood OH, 44122 UH Geauga Medical Center, 13207
Ravenna Road, Chardon, OH 44024 UH Portage Medical Center, 6847 N
Chestnut Street, Ravenna, OH 44266 UH St. John Medical Center, 29000
Center Ridge Road, Westlake, OH 44145 UH Avon Health Center, 1997
Healthway Drive, Avon, OH 44011 UH Westlake Health Center, 960
Clague Road, Westlake, OH 44145
Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio
5350 Transportation Boulevard, Suite 22
Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125