Susan G. Komen
yesterday at 16:44. Facebook
Donna Angstead never knew that when she became a registered nurse, she would one day become a breast cancer patient herself. As an avid bowler, Donna has since started fundraising for Komen through her local Association of the The Sport of Bowling – USBC and encouraged others to do the same.

We’re joining Donna in celebrating Bowl for the Cure Month this February and 20 years of survivorship...
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Susan G. Komen
02/17/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
We will continue taking aim at reducing breast cancer disparities until we change these outcomes. Learn more about how Komen is working hard to address the critical need in the African-American community: [ Sgk.mn Link ] #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth
Susan G. Komen
02/16/2017 at 20:46. Facebook
Forty years ago, Sulie Spencer fought and beat breast cancer. In 2002, she was diagnosed, and beat it, for a second time. Her journey encouraged her family members to become their own advocates and talk with their doctors. Later on, her sister had a pre-cancerous lump removed and received treatment, and her eldest daughter discovered she had breast cancer. All the while, her youngest daughter...
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Susan G. Komen
02/16/2017 at 00:03. Facebook
We’re committed to investing in science to find the solutions to the disparities discussed in A Perfect Storm, led by Komen researcher Dr. Funmi Olopade and her colleague Dr. Robert Daly. Check out this piece, which outlines the reasons behind disparities and possible solutions: [ Sgk.mn Link ]
Susan G. Komen
02/14/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
When starting their research careers at UT Health Science Center San Antonio in the 90’s, Dr. Adrian Lee and Dr. Steffi Oesterreich were laser-focused on their early career work supported by Komen. Fast forward to 2017, these two Komen Scholars are happily married with kids and actively involved with Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh! We love this story of them helping save lives and finding love at...
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Susan G. Komen
02/13/2017 at 17:20. Facebook
Ana has been at her mom’s side while fighting breast cancer twice. “She’s a fighter and even if she’s having a hard day with her treatment, she has the happiness and strength to motivate other people to continue fighting and stay strong in this fight,” she said. Let’s reciprocate the happiness her mom has shared with so many!
Susan G. Komen
02/12/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
Huge thank you to Heron Therapeutics and all of you for your generous year-end contributions! Because of your support, we are able to fund research, education, and community support programs that are vital to our mission to save lives and help those facing breast cancer!
The month of February is all about showing love. From today until March 2, 2017, show your commitment to the fight against breast cancer by raising $150 for Komen. By doing so, you’ll receive a More Than Pink stainless steel tumbler! Every dollar helps us support research and community programs to achieve health equity in underserved communities. Get started today: komen.org/fundraise
On Monday, Jessica rang the bell to mark the completion of her breast cancer treatment! Let's celebrate this moment with her. <3
You’re stronger than you know! Share this with someone who might need this reminder in their life today. #MotivationalMonday
On #WorldCancerDay, let's not forget that breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. This is why Komen works every day to fight breast cancer in countries across the globe. Together, we can make a difference. Pledge to help us this World Cancer Day! [ Bit.ly Link ]
"Take deep breaths. You should not be alone when you receive the news. It's ok if you cry and get mad. No, it's not fair at all. Don't try to look for reasons. Sometimes no matter how healthy you are - cancer will find you." - Misty Jones, breast cancer survivor. Read more of Misty's powerful story and her words of wisdom for those fighting breast cancer: [ Sgk.mn Link ]
Whether you’ve fought breast cancer, are currently fighting, or were there for someone throughout their journey – your strength inspires us! Share this with someone who inspires you. <3
“I didn’t know I could love more strongly than I did, but here I am holding on to every second as if it will be my last. My husband and I have always had a great relationship, but cancer has made our bond an unspeakable strength. My children have always been the center of my universe, but cancer has made my desire to be their mother (always) so deep that it’s often my only driving force when...
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If you’ve thought about fundraising for the fight against breast cancer, there’s never been a better time to do so! Starting February 1, 2017 through March 2, 2017, if you raise $150 for Komen, you will receive a More Than Pink stainless steel tumbler. Think about it – it’s really just $5 per day, which is equivalent to your morning coffee. Don’t miss out – register today: komen.org/fundraise
Around the same time Jessi Karrer’s grandmother’s was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, Jessi’s company Account Control Technology Inc. (ACT) asked her to lead the charge in selecting a charity for a nationwide charity drive, which is how ACT for the Cure was born. Through the Komen fundraise platform, ACT for the Cure continues to grow with the employees’ commitment to fighting breast...
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Dr. Charles Perou, winner of the 2016 Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science, joined a group of esteemed pioneers who have been recognized for their work in two critically important areas in the fight to end breast cancer: Clinical Research and Basic Science. Read more about the challenges Dr. Perou has overcome in his career, and what he predicts will be the next big...
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The ugly realities of metastatic breast cancer told by our friend, Mandi Hudson. This is the reality for too many women and men. You and your husband are in our thoughts. <3 [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Sally Dunbar’s breast cancer diagnosis completely changed her life. Sally signed up to participate in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day four years ago. Research became her rally cry and in 2016 she was responsible for recruiting 90 new 3-Day walkers for her team. Her goal is to show everyone why supporting Komen can help lead to finding the cures. Sign up for the 3-Day here: