Get Your Screening Mammogram…Without Giving Up Your Parking Spot

Get Your Screening Mammogram...Without Giving Up Your Parking Spot

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. In fact, 1 in 8 (12 percent) of women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The American Cancer Society recommends a yearly mammogram starting at age 40 and continuing for as long as a woman […]

  • 10,000 to 'Race for the Cure' Sunday at UCF

    The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure returns to UCF at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6. Organizers expect about 10,000 participants, and the event goal is to raise funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. Please be aware of road closures and parking areas that will be inaccessible during the walk. Starting […]

  • DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

    Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein present in several types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which could be helpful in preventing tumors from coming back. The […]

  • A Knight's Fight to Survive Breast Cancer

    For years Kimmy Trivett has supported the UCF Knights. During this past year, the Knights have returned the favor, supporting Kimmy during her fight with breast cancer. It’s a guarantee that Kimmy and her husband Lynn will do all they can to attend every single UCF athletics event possible. Last year was no different. They […]

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  • Partnerships Produce Promising Cancer Research Results

    Cancer patients may benefit from the research findings borne out of the first medical research collaborations between the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona (Sanford-Burnham). Two independent teams of cancer researchers, chemists, and bio-informatics engineers have published discoveries that may lead to new methods of diagnosis and treatment. […]

  • Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors

    For the first time in memory, East Orlando’s Melanie Musum will attend a UCF game Saturday night without wearing her traditional black and gold colors. And that’s not as easy as one might think considering that “half my wardrobe is UCF stuff,” Musum joked. Instead, Musum will be proudly dressed in pink as UCF promotes […]

  • Artists Invited to Create for a Cause

    The University of Central Florida’s Women’s Studies program is sponsoring an art exhibit aimed at increasing breast cancer awareness. PINK ART will feature artwork that reflects female empowerment through media such as fashion, furniture and painted bras. PINK ART is free and open to students, as well as local photographers, poets, artists and fashion designers. […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.