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.
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 […]
Susan G. Komen supports the bipartisan, bicameral SCREENS Act to provide access to breast cancer screening for low-income, underinsured or uninsured people.
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.
Susan G. Komen applauds the actions taken today by the Biden-Harris Administration to bring a renewed spotlight on the Cancer Moonshot.
The celebration of Black History month in the U.S. reminds us to focus on the copious ways Black people have made an immeasurable impact on our world.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better (BBB) Act. The U.S. Senate’s inaction on the proposal puts millions of Americans at risk on multiple fronts, including their health and lives.
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 […]
People living with metastatic breast cancer can’t afford to wait for financial help. We’re all trying to make the most of the time we have and spend it with the ones we love.
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Susan G. Komen (@susangkomen) This has been an unpredictable and interesting year to work in state legislatures. Going into 2021, Komen’s Center for Public Policy was preparing for the worst state budget outlook in decades, uncertainty in how the state legislatures would operate, questions as to […]
The cost to persons living with metastatic breast cancer extends beyond treatment. The toll the disease takes makes it especially toxic.
In the first few months of the 117th Congress, President Joe Biden and members of Congress are focusing on access to and the cost of drug therapies.