Susan G. Komen
yesterday at 17:03. Facebook
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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Susan G. Komen
01/21/2017 at 15:35. Facebook
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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Susan G. Komen
01/19/2017 at 17:45. Facebook
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 [ Link ]

Hospice or Navelbine and Herceptin
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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:
Survivors, you are the reason we work every day to end breast cancer forever. We want to hear your stories! <3 [ Link ]
Is getting more exercise at the top of your New Year's resolutions list? Learn more about why it should be: [ Link ]
“I have been drawn to medicine and science for as long as I can remember. Throughout my training as a medical oncologist, I saw many women and men with both early-stage and metastatic breast cancer. So many times we didn’t know the biology, or didn’t have a marker or test to advise us as to which drug we should use {to treat the cancer}. That’s what led me to pursuing a career in trying to...
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One man is taking fundraising for breast cancer to new heights -- literally. In December, Darryl Traweek and his wife set off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in hopes of raising $100,000 for Komen. Show your support for Darryl and this huge accomplishment: [ Link ]
Dr. Monica Morrow, a 2016 Brinker Awardee, joined the ranks of an esteemed group of scientists who have been recognized for advancing breast cancer research and medicine with the Brinker Awards for Scientific Distinction – the highest scientific honor awarded by Komen. Read more about how Dr. Morrow’s research could help individuals facing breast cancer today and in years to come: [ Link ]
Komen partner, Trafalgar Travel, is inviting supporters in the fight against breast cancer to explore Italy on a 10-day trip and participate in our largest 5K – Komen Italia Race for the Cure in Rome. For every ticket purchased, Trafalgar will donate $1,000 to Komen. Learn more: [ Link ]
"I wish I had known then (when I was diagnosed) what I know now about clinical trials. I can't change the past, but hopefully I can help change the future by educating others. So, please - check out" - Vicky Carr, Komen Advocate In Science.

Read more about how Vicky acquired more knowledge about clinical trials for TNBC and how that information changed her life: [...
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Wherever you are, get up & dance! What is your resolution this year?
Wishing you a happy and healthy 2017! #NewYears2017
Want to make a tax-deductible gift for the fight against breast cancer that makes twice the impact? With the help of donors, like you, we are able to provide support for so many survivors who need it. Through Heron Therapeutics' gift of $250,000 and their pledge to match dollar-for-dollar, up to $1 Million, every donation made through 12/31 can make twice the impact: [ Link ]....
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Now is a great time to start a healthier lifestyle! What changes do you plan on making in 2017 to get on the road to a healthier you?
Give a gift of hope this holiday season! Don't forget that your gift before the end of the year makes twice the impact, thanks to Heron Therapeutics' $250K gift and their pledge to match dollar-for-dollar, up to $1 Million, for every donation made through 12/31. Give today: [ Link ] #MoreThanPink
After losing a dear friend to breast cancer, Tina McDonough realized that she had to do something to ensure no one else died of the disease. Not only is she now team captain of one of the largest Susan G. Komen 3-Day® teams in the country, raising more than $2.6MM to date, she also co-founded her own nonprofit to provide support to women and families fighting breast cancer. Tina McDonough is...
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During this season, we are reminded of all the loved ones we have in our lives. Give a shoutout to yours!
Merry Christmas from our family to yours!