Susan G. Komen’s 100 Mile Cycle Challenge gives people an opportunity to provide hope and help to families whose lives have been turned upside down because of breast cancer – families like Fernando’s. In August, Fernando clipped into his cycling shoes and pledged to ride 100 miles as a way to honor his mother, Patricia, while also raising funds for Komen.
Carlene Thomas King was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 2007. A real estate broker by trade, her experiences with breast cancer led her to an additional career, helping people with breast cancer.
Shaun Adkins was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer when she was 44 years old. Before she was born, her grandmother passed away from the same disease.
In 2020, Domenica Lagunas underwent treatment for stage 2 triple negative breast cancer. She works out and undergoes regular wellness appointments, including annual mammograms. When she learned she had breast cancer, it came as a shock.
During these difficult economic times, costs are rising for everyone, and we’ve seen an increase in people reaching out to Susan G. Komen for support. This year alone, more than half of the 25,835 people who have reached out to the Komen Patient Care Center for support did so because of economic concerns related to […]
Komen-funded researcher Dr. Amelie Ramirez is seeking to improve long-term outcomes for Hispanic and Latina breast cancer survivors through a holistic program.
Komen-funded researcher Dr. Pedram Ravazi is leading a three-part study to identify microscopic breast cancer metastases in patients so it can be treated before it becomes deadly.
Wisconsin native Alisa Berndt feels grateful her insurance covered part of her treatment expenses when she was diagnosed with stage 2 invasive lobular carcinoma in 2020.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) singed into law by President Joe Biden includes provisions long supported by Susan G. Komen’s Center for Public Policy that will benefit the breast cancer community.
cancer impacts many people beyond the individual who is diagnosed. Family and friends can be strong sources of support throughout diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
Julia Hughes pursued an aggressive treatment plan following her stage 2 breast cancer diagnosis in 2015.
Dr. Maren Coffman has served as an MBC patient advocate with other cancer organizations and advised Komen on the development of the MBC Impact Series.