Katie Couric shares her breast cancer diagnosis. Listen to her discuss breast cancer needs and experiences with Komen CEO Paula Schneider.
Ambrocia Lopez is a Susan G. Komen Community Education and Outreach Manager. She’s been with Komen for 12 years. In her current role, Ambrocia is responsible for outreach, partnership development, education and training programs to promote the Patient Care Center and other mission initiatives and educational programs.
For four decades now, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time annually devoted to educating everyone about breast cancer and the importance of early detection and timely, high-quality care.
During these difficult economic times, costs are rising for everyone, and we’ve seen an increase in people reaching out to Susan G. Komen for support. This year alone, more than half of the 25,835 people who have reached out to the Komen Patient Care Center for support did so because of economic concerns related to […]
Julia Hughes pursued an aggressive treatment plan following her stage 2 breast cancer diagnosis in 2015.
Dr. Maren Coffman has served as an MBC patient advocate with other cancer organizations and advised Komen on the development of the MBC Impact Series.
Komen Advocate in Science Missy Van Lokeren was diagnosed with stage 1 invasive lobular breast cancer in 2014.
Peggy Smock credits her passion for pickleball for saving her life. She and her husband, Craig, have been playing for years. “We love the community we’ve found. We have friends we’ve met on the court. It’s just a great way to get out there, to be active,” Peggy said. “I loved pickleball before I learned I had cancer.”
With a mission to elevate the diverse voices and perspectives of the metastatic breast cancer (MBC) community, Susan G. Komen® has launched a new MBC Steering Committee.
Regular breast cancer screenings can save lives, which is why it’s important to prioritize breast health and get regular screenings. It’s important to know your risk and your family history. Early detection and effective treatment can save lives
Jade Gibson’s personal experience with cancer treatment following a stage III ovarian cancer diagnosis at 16 years old inspired her to pursue a career as a patient navigator.
Deborah Branch learned she had ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) in April 2014, four days after her mother passed away. As she grieved her mother’s loss and started her treatment plan, Deborah turned to her church, Hinds’ Feet Ministries in Jonesboro, Georgia, for support and comfort.