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Thanking the community for the greatest gift of all

Komen Philadelphia CEO, Elaine Grobman shares her gratitude for an amazing 2016 Race for the Cure As I experienced all there was to experience at the 2016 Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, these few words echoed persistently in my mind:…

Spotlight on Science: Genetics and Side Effects – Dr. Bryan Schneider

Komen-funded research grant gets us closer to personalized treatments and risk assessment for life-altering side effects, like peripheral neuropathy and congestive heart failure.  One of the most promising new trends in cancer science is the search for personalized medicines –…

Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

Komen Philadelphia Board President, Ronald Harper, invites the community to take pride in their service and keep up the good fight. Dear Friends, Among the many inspirational quotations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I find this to be one…

Breast Cancer Stole the Lives of my Father & Sister

During the holiday season, and every day, Janis Dubin reflects on the impact breast cancer can have on every family member – male, female, sisters and parents.  Susan G. Komen has made such strides in supporting women in the fight…

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: How Can Outcomes Be Improved?

By Edith Mitchell, M.D., FACP, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) describes cancers that lack any or much of the three most common types of receptors known to fuel the…

In Memory of Karen Walker

Komen Philadelphia CEO draws on the inspiration of those who fought with valor to empower the breast cancer movement. I dedicate this blog with love to the memory of Officer Karen Walker. All of you have experienced Karen at least once, as…

Elizabeth de Armas Reflects on her Internship

Elizabeth de Armas is a student at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson School of Population Health. She interned with Komen Philadelphia for the winter/spring term 2015.  When I decided to pursue a clerkship at Susan G. Komen Philadelphia, I knew it…

I’ve Just Been Diagnosed. Now What?

  HOW TO SURVIVE BREAST CANCER Richard J. Bleicher, MD, FACS, Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple Health offers anyone facing a breast cancer diagnosis powerful guidance for obtaining the best possible care. You’ve either had this happen, or know someone who has:…

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