National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In the News
Health of Women Study [HOW]
Komen, Dr. Susan Love and the Young Survival Coalition join forces for groundbreaking research. Dr. Judy Salerno discusses the details.
Honoring the Promise 2013
On Friday, September 20, Honoring the Promise celebrated the Komen community of survivors and supporters of Komen’s mission. More information about the awardees and event.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
October 13 is Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Learn more about Komen’s commitment to the metastatic breast cancer community here.
Behind the Science: Dr. Lisa Newman
Komen grantee Dr. Lisa Newman is searching for the cures for the most aggressive breast cancers. Follow her journey from Detroit to Ghana.
Komen Research Grants Around the World Maps
We are excited to announce the 2013 updates to the Komen Research Grants Around the World Maps! These maps are now available on Komen.org.
Voices of Impact
Read how survivor Sonia Briseno faced breast cancer head-on with courage and determination, and meet Eric Brinker, often called Komen’s “longest-running volunteer.”
Put the fun in fundraising by hosting a Passionately Pink Halloween fundraiser. Ask friends to wear pink costumes & don’t forget the pink candy!
Breast Cancer Disparities Twitter Chat
On Monday, October, 7 at 5p ET, we are co-hosting a Twitter chat with the American Association for Cancer Research. We will discuss how disparities affect breast cancer screening, treatment and survival. Ask questions via the official hashtag #BCDisparities.
WWE - Rise Above Cancer
Once again, WWE will support Susan G. Komen through the Rise Above Cancer campaign. From September 30 – November 4, 2013, WWE Superstars and Divas will wear 30 specially designed co-branded pink and black ring gear.
October Komen TV
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2013 is here! We’ll show you how far the movement has come in nearly 30 years. You don’t want to miss this expanded edition of Komen-TV!
Walgreens Gives Back
Walgreens is excited to support Komen again this October at more than 8,000 store locations with its in store donation program. More information about the Walgreens partnership can be found here!
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®
10/5 – Charlotte, NC, St. Petersburg, FL, Houston, TX, Lexington, KY, Lubbock, TX & Albany, NY
10/6 – Jackson, NJ, Orlando, FL, Omaha, NE, Reno, NV & Eugene, OR
10/12 – Columbia, MO, Birmingham, AL, Virginia Beach, VA, Louisville, KY & Wichita Falls, TX
10/13 – Albuquerque, NM & Phoenix, AZ
10/19 – Little Rock, AR, Thibodaux, LA, Macon, GA, Dallas, TX, Alexandria, LA, Daniel Island, SC, Jacksonville, FL, Texarkana, AR & Miami, FL
10/20 – Oklahoma City, OK, Honolulu, HI, Temecula, CA, Hunt Valley, MD & Kingsport, TN
10/26 – Fresno, CA, Brentwood, TN, Knoxville, TN, Hickory, NC, New Orleans, LA, Tupelo, MI, Collierville, TN & Des Moines, IA
Find a Race near you
Susan G. Komen 3-Day®
Oct 4-6 - Philadelphia
Oct 11-13 - Washington, D.C.
Oct 18-20 - Atlanta
Oct 25-27 - Tampa Bay
Find a 3-Day event
Our partners and sponsors are passionate about their involvement in our mission. Here are a few who are helping save lives and end breast cancer forever:
We have a Mammogram/Clinical Breast Exam Reminder tool! Complete a simple form and you will receive a reminder to schedule your mammogram or clinical breast exam!
We now offer information about clinical trials specifically for young breast cancer survivors, including clinical trials for fertility preservation.
One of our most popular educational materials is the Mammography card. Be sure to check it out for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Exercises such as yoga may help reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivors.
More information available at ShopKomen.com