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Knowing Your Family Health History...

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Our family has never had discussions about our health even though there's a history of breast, ovarian and colon cancers.

An Opportunity To Live

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Since my breast cancer diagnosis at 36, I tell everyone to be aware of their breasts and know their risks.

The Racial Injustice of Breast...

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In the U.S. today, a Black woman is about 40 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than a...

Mortality Rates for Black Women...

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Across the country, Black women often don’t have access to the care they need or lack affordable health care coverage.

Komen’s 2021-2022 Advocacy Priorities Seek...

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Susan G. Komen will advocate for better health care for all during Congress's 2021-2022 legislative session.

Tips for Living a Healthy...

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Prioritizing your health in the New Year could reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.

Breast Cancer, No Longer Your...

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You hear it all the time, start getting your mammograms when you’re 40-45 years plus. Why is that the age,...

When Pink is Just Another...

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Support our fight to end breast cancer by playing, downloading or streaming PINK today.

Social Justice Is An Issue...

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Events surrounding the death of George Floyd and the hundreds of other black men and women who have suffered similar...

What Snapped Links Can Tell...

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The issue of treatment resistance has confounded researchers for years and is a question that Svasti Haricharan, Ph.D, and her...

Despite What Doctors Told Me,...

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About two years ago, after being diagnosed with bilateral invasive cancer, I had a double mastectomy. My surgeon was knowledgeable,...

Susan G. Komen’s Treatment Assistance...

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Susan G. Komen’s Treatment Assistance Program provides financial assistance to patients currently in treatment to help them with expenses associated...

Getting Screened for Breast Cancer...

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Following a diagnostic mammogram, breast ultrasound and biopsy, on July 18, at only 31 years old, I was diagnosed with...

I Feel Lucky My Doctor...

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I’ll never forget a comment my friend made one night about having breasts that are different sizes. It was almost...

An 11-Month Journey to Learning...

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At age 44, I was healthy and feeling great. I had just been to see my OBGYN for an annual...

Doctors Acted Quickly on My...

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As I was getting ready for bed one night, I noticed an area of hardness in my right breast as...

Komen Researcher Dr. Jennifer Rosenbluth...

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Dr. Jennifer Rosenbluth specializes in inflammatory breast cancer, an uncommon but deadly subtype of breast cancer.

I Want to Get the...

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At the age of 36, I was diagnosed with stage IV inflammatory breast cancer. I was also pregnant with our...

I Wish I Had Known...

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After completing treatment for early-stage breast cancer in 2011, I thought I was completely done. I had finished surgery and...

Letter To President Biden on...

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We are writing today to thank you for your extraordinary commitment to conquering cancer and to applaud your determined focus...

Komen Helped Me When I...

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I didn’t have the means to get my lump checked so I got in contact with Susan G. Komen to...