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‘We’re Very Hopeful’: Research Advances for Breast Cancer and Minimal Residual Disease

Komen Scholar Angela DeMichele, M.D., MSCE, has a vision to find the cures for metastatic breast cancer (MBC). As a professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. DeMichele’s research focuses on new therapies for breast cancer and preventing breast cancer recurrence.

Sharon Elmore-Anderson: ‘I Found Out I Had Inflammatory Breast Cancer by Accident’

Sharon Elmore-Anderson was preparing to have knee surgery when she suddenly started experiencing heart palpitations. She went to the emergency room, where tests identified enlarged lymph nodes. She scheduled a follow-up appointment with her doctor, who asked Sharon if she had any lumps in her breasts. 

Milburn Foundation, Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation (IBCRF) and Susan G. Komen United in Goal to Advance Research and Improve Outcomes for IBC

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is an aggressive breast cancer that develops rapidly and often does not present as a lump, making it harder to spot on a mammogram. Instead, people notice symptoms such as a rash or swelling, which can easily be confused with a breast infection. IBC can progress rapidly and is often at […]

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs Episode One: Highlights from the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2022 

Susan G. Komen launched the first episode of an exciting new educational series called Breast Cancer Breakthroughs where industry experts, scientists and patient advocates share and discuss the newest developments in breast cancer research and technology on the horizon for patients.