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Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of West Virginians

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introductions; Urges Quick Passage CHARLESTON – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, commends Delegate Anitra Hamilton (D-Monongalia) for working with Komen to eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by ensuring that everyone has equitable access to diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging. In 2024 alone, 1,690 […]

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of Rhode Islanders

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introductions; Urges Quick Passage PROVIDENCE– Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization commends ​Senator Samuel D. Zurier (D-Providence) for working with Komen to eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by ensuring that everyone has equitable access to diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging. In Rhode Island more […]

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of Nebraskans

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introductions; Urges Quick Passage LINCOLN – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization commends Senator Tony Vargas (D- Omaha) for working with Komen to eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by ensuring that everyone has equitable access to diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging. In Nebraska, more […]

Bills Introduced in Oklahoma Would Increase Access To Genetic Testing

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introduction; Urges Quick Passage OKLAHOMA CITY – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, applauds Senator Brenda Stanley (R-Midwest City) and Representative Nicole Miller (R- Edmond) for introducing legislation that would eliminate financial barriers to clinically appropriate genetic testing, as well as the recommended screenings based on the […]

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of Alaskans

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introductions; Urges Quick Passage JUNEAU – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, commends Representative Zack Fields (D-Anchorage) for working with Komen to eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by ensuring that everyone has equitable access to diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging. In Alaska, more than […]

Removing Barriers: Susan G. Komen® Launches Stand for H.E.R – A Health Equity Revolution Impact Report

The report outlines the organization’s comprehensive approach for achieving breast health equity in the Black community. Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, has launched the Stand for H.E.R. – A Health Equity Revolution Breast Cancer Impact Report. This transformative report not only exposes the stark breast cancer health disparities faced by Black […]

Bill Introduced in Illinois Would Increase Access to Genetic Testing

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introduction; Urges Quick Passage SPRINGFIELD – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, applauds Senator Julie A. Morrison (D-Deerfield) and Representative Camille Y. Lily (D –Oak Park) for introducing legislation that would eliminate financial barriers to clinically appropriate genetic testing, as well as the recommended screenings based on […]

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of South Dakotans

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introductions; Urges Quick Passage PIERRE – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, commends Representative Erin Healy (D-Sioux Falls) for working with Komen to eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by ensuring that everyone has equitable access to diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging. In South Dakota, […]

Susan G. Komen® Pushing for Public Policies to Eliminate Disparities in Breast Care Access

New Laws Are Needed For Eradicating Health Care Inequities And Providing A Fair Chance For All In The Fight Against Breast Cancer WASHINGTON, DC – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, is committed to making health care more affordable and accessible to all, by passing state and federal legislation in 2024 to […]

Introduction of Breast Imaging Legislation Will Benefit Thousands of Arizonans

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introductions; Urges Quick Passage PHEONIX – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization commends Representative David Cook (R-Globe) for working with Komen to eliminate financial barriers to earlier breast cancer detection by ensuring that everyone has equitable access to diagnostic and supplemental breast imaging. In Arizona more than […]

Legislation Introduced In Wisconsin Would Increase Access to Treatments for Metastatic Cancer Patients

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introduction; Urges Quick Passage Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, applauds Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Senator Dianne Hesslebein (D-Middleton) for introducing legislation that would prohibit the use of step therapy protocols for metastatic cancer patients. Studies have shown that delays of over 12 weeks for the […]

Legislation Introduced In Washington State Would Increase Access to Treatments for Metastatic Cancer Patients

Susan G. Komen® Commends Bill Introduction; Urges Quick Passage Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, applauds Senator Ron Muzzall (R-Oak Harbor) and Representative Paul Harris (R-Vancouver) for introducing legislation that would prohibit the use of step therapy protocols for metastatic cancer patients. Studies have shown that delays of over 12 weeks for […]