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SUSAN G. KOMEN® APPLAUDS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S PRECISION MEDICINE INITIATIVE

By |January 30th, 2015|

Hopes to See Greater Investment Going Forward
DALLAS – January 30, 2015 – The president and CEO of the world’s leading breast cancer organization hailed the Precision Medicine Initiative unveiled by President Obama today and […]

Remembering Anne Frank

By |January 28th, 2015|

The theme for the 2015 Holocaust Memorial Day is “keep memory alive.”  Today I remember Anne Frank who started her diary at the age of just 13 while hiding from the German occupation of […]

African American Breast Cancer Study

By |January 16th, 2015|

If you are an African-American female, 20 —  79 years of age, a breast cancer survivor, living anywhere in the United States, let your voice be heard. Join the discussion on African-American women breast […]

Cancer News: AACR and ASCO Urge FDA to Develop Regulations around E-Cigarettes

By |January 12th, 2015|

A new report from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to develop and implement regulations as soon as […]

Breast Cancer News: Gene Drives Triple Negative Development and Progression

By |January 12th, 2015|

According to Medical Xpress, new research suggests that an overactive BCL11A gene drives triple negative breast cancer development and progression. The research provides new routes to explore targeted treatments for this aggressive breast cancer […]

Breast Cancer News: Treatment-Related Symptoms Not Linked to Improved Survival

By |January 12th, 2015|

Results of three retrospective analyses, funded in part by Komen, have found no association between treatment-related side effects from endocrine therapies and improved survival outcomes. The findings are published in the Journal of Clinical […]

Cancer News: Number of People in the UK Living with Cancer Will Reach Record High

By |January 8th, 2015|

According to The Guardian, the number of people in the UK living with cancer will reach a record high of 2.5 million this year, up 400,000 from five years ago. UK charity Macmillan Cancer […]

Breast Cancer News: Survey Calls for Improved Communication

By |January 7th, 2015|

Survey results presented last month at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium pointed to a need for improved dialogue on basic disease information between patients with metastatic breast cancer and their caregivers and oncologists. […]

Breast cancer hits close for former nurse

By |January 7th, 2015|

Former nurse, Cely Arroyo’s story began in March 2014 when she was diagnosed with stage 3 HER2 and metastatic breast cancer shortly after her 61st birthday.  Her family was shocked

by this diagnosis because their […]

Goodbye. Rest in Peace.

By |January 5th, 2015|

It’s tough for me to write this. I’ve struggled with the words. What do you say when two people you love have died? How do you write the words and capture the essence of […]