July 27, 2018

Another informational and engaging conference, Shedding Light on Cancer Early Detection, Treatment and Access to Care, was held for its second year on June 30, 2018 at the Kirkwood Adams Community Center in Roanoke Rapids, NC. The goal was to empower at risk population...

May 29, 2018

Preventing or surviving breast cancer in North Carolina may have a lot to do with where you live — northeastern counties are among the poorest in the state and rank among the highest in breast cancer mortality — but a new grant program aims to change that.

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The Breast Cancer Awareness workforce in the Roanoke Valley has recently been strengthened with the addition of eight new community based volunteers.

The Rural Health Group sponsored training to certify volunteer lay health advisers as a part of breast cancer outreach e...

February 2, 2016

Tameka Davis presented a donation from their Breast Cancer Awareness Basketball Tournament held on December 5, 2015. #ICANRELATE is a Community Organization in Weldon, NC that aims to reach out to kids and communities to show them there are people they can turn to for...

December 5, 2015

Breast Cancer education and RVBCC materials were distributed at the Breast Cancer Awareness Basketball Tournament sponsored by #ICANRELATE


September 15, 2015

Patricia J. Peele, M.A.ED.  has been featured in the Roanoke Valley Woman magazine in the September/October 2015 issue along with others committed to the fight against breast cancer.   

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June 14, 2015

The RVBCC was in FULL FORCE at the recent Komen Race for the Cure in Raleigh, NC on June 13, 2015. The group included 54 women, men and youth who participated in the walk. The “Sisters” Support Group of Hollister led the pack in the survivor walk. 

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June 13, 2015

Raleigh, NC— Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast is pleased to award eight community health organizations with Passing the Promise grants for the 19th Annual Komen Triangle Race for the Cure®, locally presented by Duke Cancer Institute.



June 1, 2015


Special to The Daily Herald


Considering the number of women in the Roanoke Valley area being diagnosed with breast cancer is increasing; the Roanoke Valley Breast Cancer Coalition through a recent grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation, will now be able to continue...

December 17, 2014

On December 17, 2014 were 3 Representatives today on hand to receive the Spirit to Impact Award given to the RVBCC (of which GBDF is a founding member) at the Komen Luncheon in Chapel Hill, Finding Solutions Through Science, Scholars, and Survivors. Dr. Maurice Davis (...

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