Celebremos la Vida!

¡Celebremos la Vida! (Let’s Celebrate Life!)

A breast and cervical cancer education and early detection program for medically underserved women in the Hispanic community. Women who need follow-up services receive them regardless of their ability to pay. We have partnered with Georgetown University Hospital and the Spanish Catholic Center to provide the program in Washington, D.C., and with the Family Health Partnership Clinic in McHenry County, Illinois. For more information, click here.


Usted no tiene seguro de salud, su lengua materna no es el inglés, y tal vez tenga cáncer. Se trata de una situación desalentadora, casi imposible. Una situación que Vilma L., de 57 años de edad, cuyos médicos descubrieron un tumor sospechoso en su seno derecho durante una mamografía de rutina en el otoño de 2006, conoce muy de cerca. Leer este artículo

You have no health insurance and your first language is not English—and you may have cancer. It’s a daunting, nearly impossible scenario, one that 57-year-old Vilma L., whose doctors discovered a suspicious mass in her left breast during a routine mammogram in the fall of 2006, knows firsthand.Read page 1 Read page 2 (PDFs)

The Foundation would like to express its appreciation to Susan G. Komen® and Amgen for their generous support of the ¡Celebremos la vida! program.