Susan G. Komen has identified three areas where it will work in the 2023 and 2024 state and federal legislative sessions to enact laws so that where you live does not determine if you live.
The voices of Susan G. Komen Advocates have helped Komen achieve significant policy wins this year.
Recently the nation celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month could not be more important because awareness about breast health and breast cancer is much needed among those of Hispanic heritage in the U.S.
Janet Ramsey will soon lose her insurance and won’t be able to afford her metastatic breast cancer (MBC) treatment. She’s calling on Congress to pass the MBC Access To Care Act today.
Lesley Glenn had to quit her job after being diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), losing her health insurance and income. She’s calling on Congress to pass the MBC Access To Care Act today.
Lisa Mayer has been living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) for six years. She struggled financially to afford her care and is calling on Congress to pass the MBC Access To Care Act today.
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.