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Sponsored Public Policy Bill Update

By |February 9th, 2016|

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins has agreed to carry the Komen sponsored bill, covering the three items below.  The idea to cover diagnostic mammograms like regular mammograms will not be tackled this year, but remains […]

Know Your History to Change History

By |February 8th, 2016|

Rosalyn Williams was 39 years old when her good friend, as only a good friend would do, expressed that Rosalyn needed to get a new bra because she was spilling out of hers. Rosalyn […]

Read the latest on Breast Cancer News

By |February 8th, 2016|

Breast Cancer News

Medical Xpress – Women aged 18-44 with a history of breast cancer reported a lower health-related quality of life than older survivors, highlighting the impact of breast cancer on the physical and […]

Susan G. Komen President and CEO in the Huffington Post

By |February 5th, 2016|

Read Susan G. Komen President and CEO Dr. Judy Salerno’s newest blog post on Huffington Post about World Cancer Day and the state of the women’s cancers around the world.
Healthy Women Build Healthy Communities
02/04/2016 […]

Changing Black History When it comes to Breast Cancer

By |February 1st, 2016|

Circle of Promise: Initiative Update
In April 2014, all seven Susan G. Komen affiliates in California set out to change the disparities that African American women face when it comes to breast cancer. While incidence […]

Komen’s Public Policy Priorities for 2016

By |January 27th, 2016|

2016 Federal Advocacy Priorities
Each year, Komen works to identify, through a transparent and broad-based, intensive vetting and selection process, the policy issues that have the greatest potential impact on Komen’s mission. This process includes the […]

WOMEN AND HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS SHOULD HAVE THE FINAL SAY ON MAMMOGRAM SCHEDULES

By |January 11th, 2016|

Komen Renews Concern over Task Force Proposal to Raise Routine Mammography Age
Susan G. Komen, the leader of the world’s largest breast cancer organization says women and their doctors should be the final decision-makers when […]

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

By |January 8th, 2016|

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month! Did you know this service is available?
To improve access to life-saving breast and cervical cancer screenings, Congress passed the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act in 1990, […]

Black/African-Americans & Breast Cancer

By |January 5th, 2016|

Breast cancer disparities for African-American women are startling. In 2012 (most recent data available), breast cancer mortality was 42 percent higher for African-American women in the U.S. than Caucasian women. And, African-American women are […]

SUSAN G. KOMEN PRAISES CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO INCREASE MEDICAL RESEARCH FUNDING

By |December 21st, 2015|

Research Funding for the National Institutes of Health Increased for the First Time Since FY2003
The world’s leading breast cancer organization today applauded Congressional leaders for making a vital investment in the health and well-being […]