• Stories of Impact for 2016

    Personal Stories, Community, Research


    In 2016, Susan G. Komen announced its Bold Goal, to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. In support of our goal, partners, donors, fundraisers, advocates and Affiliates have all stepped up to make a direct impact in our fight against breast cancer, and have shown they are More Than Pink™.

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    What You Need to Know: 10 Common Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

    Headlines & Helpful Information

    Every fall we are surrounded by tons of information about breast cancer. Some good, some bad. The internet can be a huge help, but it is also filled w...

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    Advocating for Everyone Facing Breast Cancer in Eastern Tennessee

    Advocacy

    Men get breast cancer too, as one East Tennessee man discovered in early 2018. He suspected he had breast cancer but hesitated to seek care because he...

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    Metastatic Breast Cancer Update

    Leadership

    We need to better understand: why breast cancer spreads; why some patients are impacted (sometimes years after their initial breast cancer diagnosis) ...

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    Stories of Impact for 2016

    Personal Stories

    In 2016, Susan G. Komen announced its Bold Goal, to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. In support of...

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    “Why do more black women die of breast cancer?” asked a recent headline in The New York Times.The story followed the announcement of a new $12 million...

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    The Cancer Moonshot: Ready, Willing and Able

    Community

    President Obama’s announcement of a cancer “Moonshot” - with Vice President Joe Biden at the controls - is sending positive shockwaves through the can...

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    Survivors in the Hispanic Community

    Personal Stories

    Breast cancer does not recognize age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or gender. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15), we are hono...

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    Patient Navigation: A Day’s Work

    Community

    Six years ago, a young woman, age 25, called my office in tears. She was uninsured, had no reliable source of income, and had noticed a lump of increa...

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