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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity for thrivers and loved ones to celebrate friendship and family. It’s a month for promoting breast cancer awareness and the importance of early detection and prevention.

The most festive time of the year has finally arrived, and we hope you’re getting into the holiday spirit. Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s are rife with opportunities to support BCRF’s dedicated researchers in a variety of fun and meaningful ways.

Holden Rosen Grupp has always enjoyed being a host. From sleepovers to team meals and holiday dinners – he grew up as an amateur event planner.

Team BCRF TCS New York City Marathon

For the eighth year in a row, BCRF has 10 spots in this year’s TCS New York City Marathon on November 3rd. Each season, we are honored to have Team BCRF runners take on the challenge of participating in this monumental race to support breast cancer research.

Finding Strength. Inspiring Others.

On the third day of her 467-mile run, Davina McNaney remembers how her body almost shut down. Her knees, which have never caused her pain before, were killing.

Like many eighth graders, Allegra Colonna has her share of hobbies. She plays softball, the violin and guitar. She loves to read, play with her dog and go to concerts. And her cell phone is with her every step of the way.

Whenever Carol picks up the phone, she has to be prepared. For the past 11 years, she has been the person BCRF fundraisers call to receive advice, ask questions and brainstorm creative ways to support lifesaving breast cancer research.

After losing his mother to breast cancer in 1988, when he was 12 years old, high school baseball coach Jeff Murphy decided to utilize his passion for baseball to raise funds and awareness in his own community.

At BCRF we are exceptionally grateful for the hundreds of supporters who have devised fun and innovative ways to raise funds for lifesaving breast cancer research.

In February, Mike Werb and his wife Jaclyn had just welcomed their two-month-old son into the world when their lives turned upside down. Jaclyn, 29, was breastfeeding Luke when she discovered a lump on her breast.