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Susan G. Komen® Advocates Urge Congress to Improve Access to Breast Health Care and Patient Outcomes

Passing Pending Legislation Is Crucial In The Fight Against Breast Cancer  WASHINGTON, DC – Hundreds of advocates are asking members of Congress today to pass pivotal legislation aimed at facilitating affordable access to crucial breast imaging and life-saving treatments for breast cancer. Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, is focused on removing […]

Breakthroughs in Breast Cancer: Susan G. Komen Scholars and Studies Highlighted at ASCO 2024 

Latest innovations in clinical cancer research discussed at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting  Scholars and studies funded by Susan G. Komen, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, showcased cutting-edge breast cancer research aimed at advancing the field at the ASCO Annual Meeting 2024. Organized by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, this […]

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of Ohioans

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introduction; Urges Quick Passage Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, commends the introduction of legislation to eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by ensuring that everyone has equitable access to diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging as well as needed biopsies. In Ohio, more than 11,500 […]

Statement on Passage of Diagnostic and Supplemental Imaging Legislation in New Hampshire

CONCORD – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today issued the following statement on the passage of HB 1296, critical breast imaging legislation in New Hampshire. Diagnostic and supplemental imaging is a critical form of breast cancer screening for some high-risk individuals and an important step in determining the need for a […]

Statement on Passage of Expanded Supplemental Breast Imaging Legislation in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, issued the following statement on the passage of SB 338, critical breast imaging legislation in Louisiana. In 2019, Komen worked to pass legislation that provided no-cost coverage for diagnostic breast imaging following an abnormal finding. SB 338 expands upon that coverage to include […]

Tokio Marine HCC – Specialty Group and Susan G. Komen® Pair Up With World No. 1 Golfer Nelly Korda to Help End Breast Cancer

Campaign Led by Tokio Marine HCC – Specialty Group Aims to Improve and Save Lives Impacted by Breast Cancer as Susan G. Komen Works to Provide Access to High-Quality Breast Care and Services. As the biggest women’s U.S. golf tournament tees off, Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, is proud to partner with […]

Susan G. Komen® is MLB Together Beneficiary As Baseball Goes to Bat for Moms on Mother’s Day

Campaign Led by MLB Aimed at Raising Breast Cancer Awareness as Susan G. Komen Works to Provide Access to High-Quality Breast Care and Services. In recognition of Mother’s Day on Sunday May 12, Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will be a beneficiary, along with Stand Up To Cancer, under MLB Together’s […]

Statement on Increased Funding for the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

ATLANTA – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization commends the Georgia General Assembly for increasing the Georgia Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (BCCP) state funding allocation by $796,000 in the FY 2025 budget that was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp yesterday. “Without access to early detection programs, many people who […]

Susan G. Komen® Urges Personalized Approach in Response to Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

Response to Recommendations for Breast Cancer Screening from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) DALLAS – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today commented on the final recommendations made by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), advocating biennial screening mammography for average-risk women beginning at age 40. In a rapidly […]

Statement on Passage of Diagnostic and Supplemental Imaging Legislation in Vermont

MONTPELIER – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today issued the following statement on the passage of H.621, critical breast imaging legislation in Vermont. Diagnostic and supplemental imaging is a critical form of breast cancer screening for some high-risk individuals and an important step in determining the need for a biopsy to […]

Statement on Passage of Critical Breast Health Legislation in Mississippi

JACKSON – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today issued the following statement on the passage of two critical breast health bills in Mississippi. The first removes patient cost for diagnostic and supplemental imaging, a critical form of breast cancer screening for some high-risk individuals and an important step in determining the […]

Susan G. Komen® Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Patient Care Services in Illinois

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will hold the Susan G. Komen Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Metro Centre. This signature event enables Komen to raise critical funds that provide direct support to breast cancer patients, fund groundbreaking research, empower health equity initiatives nationwide, and advocate […]