They walked arm-in-arm, hugging, crying and giving praise Sunday morning. Several thousand breast cancer survivors celebrated life during this year’s Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.
Sometimes a mammogram shows a woman’s breasts are dense – a reflection of the hormone estrogen. Women who have very dense tissue are at greater risk for developing breast cancer and it can be harder for mammograms to show a tumor.
In a little over a month, Pittsburgh has its 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. “People are still very angry and I think we’ve lost trust,” admits Pittsburgh affiliate executive director Kathy Purcell.