A suggested $20 donation to attend.
Your $20 donation will fund Susan G. Komen Inland Empire Breast Cancer
Treatment Assistance Program for women and men in our community.
Circle of Promise® addresses the breast healthcare disparities among African American women and we hope will empower you to be proactive about your breast health.
Our Circle of Promise Day Virtual Celebration of Survivorship and Hope will feature Dr. Lisa Newman, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCO, Komen® Scholar and Dr. Sandra Finestone, Komen® Inland Empire Past Board President & Komen® Advocate in Science. Dr. Newman will discuss the science behind what makes African American women’s breast cancer different from other women.
And back by popular demand, Kara Adams, breast cancer survivor and author of “Hidden Treasure: 5 Steps to Transformational Self-Love”, and our beloved Dr. Margaret Hill, breast cancer survivor and San Bernardino City Unified School District Board of Trustee. Dr. Hill and Kara Adams will talk about how breast cancer impacts multiple generations of women in our community.
Let’s Get Cooking! Featuring Teslyn Henry-King, Public Health Program Coordinator for the County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health, Nutrition Program, who will share healthy recipes and cooking tips.
Live Music to Greet You by Garry and Kay Maxwell, Performers from The Jazz Exchange.
Invocation provided by Dr. Joshua Beckley, Senior Pastor from Ecclesia Christian Fellowship.
Meet Our Male Breast Cancer Survivor Dr. David L. Taylor, Professor Emeritus Loma Linda University, School of Religion, Retired.
5 Things You Need to Know
1. Please wear your favorite hat or fascinator!
2. If you registered by August 17, you will receive your Komen Inland Empire Circle of Promise hand fan in the mail.
3. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram for event updates @SGKIE.
4. To be entering into a drawing to receive Komen Swag or a gift card, share that you are attending our event by using our hashtag #CircleofPromise2020
5. Our guest speakers look forward to answering all your questions during our Virtual Celebration!
Komen Inland Empire Circle of Promise hand fan to be used during the event.
Take Charge of Your Breast Health
No one can control whether or not they get breast cancer–but there’s a lot we can control to keep ourselves, and our breasts, as healthy as possible. Here are five ways to get on top of your breast health and live your healthiest life.
- Know Your Risk of Breast Cancer: The truth is that everyone is at risk of breast cancer–but some of us are at a higher risk than others. Understanding our risk helps us take better care of our breast health. The best way to do this is to talk to our doctors about our family health history and other personal risk factors. This Know Your Risk tool can help you prepare for the conversation.
- Know What’s Normal for Your Breast: The signs of breast cancer are not the same for all women. Our bodies are unique, and so is what’s normal for our breasts. It’s important for each of us to be aware of how our breasts normally look and feel and take action if something seems off. By seeing a doctor if we ever notice a change in our breasts, we can take charge of our breast health.
- Get Screened for Breast Cancer: Here’s one thing we know about breast cancer: The earlier you find it and get effective treatment, the more likely you are to survive. Screening tests are the only way to find breast cancer even before it causes early signs or symptoms. The best way to figure out when and how often to get screened is to talk to a doctor about your personal risk factors.
- Make Lifestyle Choice to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk: There are so many reasons to make your health a priority. You’ll feel better. You’ll be better able to take care of all the things–and people–that need your attention. And you’ll decrease your risk of different types of cancer and other health conditions. When it comes to breast cancer specifically, there are a few things everyone can do to reduce their risk.
- Be Your Own Advocate: There are so many things in this life we can’t control. We owe it to ourselves, and the people who love us, to take charge of the things we can.