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We Need to Talk About Breast Cancer 

Thelma Brown is a Susan G. Komen research advocate and a two-time breast cancer survivor. She has worked in the nuclear engineering industry and is a self-proclaimed science nerd. When Thelma’s oldest sister was diagnosed with estrogen receptor (ER)- positive HER2-positive breast cancer, Thelma began to read everything she could find on the disease. “It […]


Inequities in Care and Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer 

Women diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) face challenges due to the aggressive nature of the disease, limited treatment options and poor outcomes. These challenges can become compounded because Black people are disproportionately affected by TNBC, resulting in disparities in outcomes. These inequities tragically lead to a more challenging breast cancer experience and unnecessary deaths.


Policymakers should use their power to address health inequities and drive change

Molly Guthrie Sr. Director, Public Policy & Advocacy Government Affairs Susan G. Komen® The Susan G. Komen Center for Public Policy serves as the leading voice for more than 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., 168,000 women living with metastatic disease, about breast cancer. The Center for Public Policy works to educate people […]