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Male Breast Cancer Story As seen in the PV POST

SM East grad, male breast cancer survivor to tell story on Katie Couric’s talk show (with Shaft!)

From left, Peggy Miller, Katie Couric and Bret Miller.

Many people throughout the Kansas City area are familiar with the story of 2004 SM East graduate Bret Miller, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at 24. In a few weeks, hundreds of thousands of people across the country will have heard his story as well.

Miller is one of two male breast cancer survivors who will be featured on a March 3 episode of Katie Couric’s nationally syndicated talk show. The other? “Shaft” star Richard Roundtree. The two taped a segment about men who face the disease most commonly associated with women in late January in New York along with a prominent oncologist.

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Bret Miller paints a blue streak through the pink world of breast cancer

October 22
BY BEN PALOSAARI

Special to The Star

For years, Bret Miller was told not to worry about the hard nugget the size of a lima bean underneath his right nipple.
He first mentioned it to a doctor in 2003 during a physical to play football at Shawnee Mission East when he was 17. “They were like, ‘You’re 17. It’s puberty,’” he recalled in the living room of his parents’ Prairie Village home. “‘It seems like a calcium buildup. You’re in puberty. It will dissipate. They come and go.’

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Video Coverage - Rooftop Shoot

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Talking about Breast Cancer on KCTE

Bret was invited to be on the "Secrets of Success show on Hot Talk 1510 on June 9th, after he was seen at the Power & Light District during the Friday Night Crawl fundraiser that we had so much fun working.

Big Thanks to Brian Boeger & Jim Durkee for having Bret on and talking about what we like talking about, Breast cancer and the Fact thatMEN Can get breast cancer.

Every little bit of exposure we get just helps bring more awareness to our mission, Let men know it Is possible to get Breast Cancer & Self exams can be life savers!

Here is audio (put to video) of that interview on Sunday morning June 9th, give a listen, and Thank You All!!

Recapping the Friday Night Crawl

A big Thank You to everyone for the turn out and the great support at the Friday Night Crawl on June 7th. We wish to Thank , Chris Olsen FINDiTKC & the 'Crew', Kansas City Power & Light District, for the direct and wonderful effort on their part.

We really had a great time and can look forward to the next time we can come together and bring awareness to Breast Cancer & the fact that MEN too can get breast Cancer. Check Out these videos!

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Kathy Quinn's KC Forum

Thank you again to our good friend Kathy Quinn for taking the time speak with KC areas Models of Courage, Tina Herold & Bret Miller.

Here is their interview on KC Forum with Kathy Quinn

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