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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund is proud to partner with many individuals and organizations in the fight against ALL cancers affecting women. These partnerships are saving lives!

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Balfour Beatty Construction: The Power of One…

By the headlines, you could miss the full story. Balfour Beatty Construction crews in the Raleigh-Durham area have raised over $200,000 in support of the fight against ALL cancers affecting women through their annual event which features the coming together of multiple crews, donning pink, and supporting those who have fought or are fighting cancer.

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Fishin’ For A Cure

Every year in Emerald Isle, North Carolina a group gathers to celebrate. They celebrate the ones that fought cancer, the ones still fighting, and the impact we are making together. Fishin’ For A Cure creates the moments we hope advancements in cancer research will continue to preserve. During a week of fun and fellowship, the

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Marsha Sharp: A legacy of serving

In the final days of her life, Kay Yow was doing what she always did – she was finding a way to give to others. The future of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund weighed heavily on her mind as she hoped to transfer her vision for the Fund to the people she trusted most to

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le Tour de Femme

Every October, amid a sea of pink, when the world turns its collective attention to breast cancer awareness, a unique event rolls through the greater Raleigh area. Le Tour de Femme, will host its 18th annual all-women’s bike ride as a fundraiser for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund on October 14. Over the last few

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North Hills

This month we return to North Hills for the North Hills Wine Walk series benefiting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The event first launched in the spring of 2019 and was a huge success! After more than a year of isolation, it is just the sort of event we have all longed for. For folks

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The Power of the Swoosh…

The NIKE “swoosh” is a symbol recognized worldwide. From beginners to the professional ranks, athletes in every country have proudly worn the swoosh. The swoosh is a giant. At the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, the swoosh is also a symbol of friendship and loyalty. Like most things do, it started with Coach Yow. Before the

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KAY YOW CANCER FUND RECEIVES CORPORATE GRANT FROM GILEAD SCIENCES TO ADDRESS HEALTH DISPARITIES FOR UNDERSERVED WOMEN WITH A FOCUS ON TRIPLE NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER

Raleigh, NC – The Kay Yow Cancer Fund has been awarded two grants, totaling $425,000 from Gilead Sciences, Inc. The grants will be used in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund’s National Underserved Program, in the following two areas: (1) Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research and Access to Healthcare for Underserved Women; (2) Triple

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Dr. Mark Graham: Coach Yow’s Trusted Oncologist

Time and again, Cancer Warriors tell us how important it is to have an oncologist you trust. Someone who is that perfect balance of intelligence and compassion. Someone who can navigate the toughest challenges in the moment while giving hope for the future. Kay Yow had a trusted oncologist in Dr. Mark Graham. Dr. Graham

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