• 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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    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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    I recently attended the final C4YW, the Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer.  This amazing conference has been organized by Living Be...

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    As a surgeon, I’ve been involved in breast care for more than fifteen years; it has been a most rewarding part of my career.  I also have the great pl...

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    Voices of Impact – Glen DeKeyser

    Personal Stories

    They say a journey begins with a single step. More than five million steps later, I’m still walking in the journey to fight breast cancer – and I’ll k...

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