This month we proudly recognize Philly Realtors Sold on a Cure. Right now, Philly Realtors Sold on a Cure is focused on being the best, first-time Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure team it can be. However, there is much more to this group of activists than teaming up for this one event.READ MORE
Komen Philadelphia Community Grants Program Infuses Nearly $2 million into the Local Fight Against Breast Cancer.
Grant money will advance breast cancer education, support, screening and treatment programs of 31 community organizations in 2013-2014.
Susan G. Komen Philadelphia recently announced the awarding of grants to thirty-one organizations to advance critical and life-saving breast cancer education, early detection and treatment in 2013-2014. The grantee group represents some of the finest healthcare, community and family service organizations from throughout the Komen Philadelphia's fifteen-county service area, and offers broad outreach in terms of ethnicity, income level, age and lifestyle.READ MORE
When it comes to their support of our mission, there's nothing basic about Office Basics - which is why we proudly recognize them with our Pink Ribbon of the Month this April.READ MORE
One of the newest supporters to join the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate sponsor family, as well as the family of sponsors empowering the Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, Chima Brazilian Steak House has certainly "dug right in"... demonstrating their go big or go home philosophy when it comes to ending breast cancer!READ MORE
Esteemed business leaders step up to serve as President, Vice President and Secretary of one of the area's most reputable breast cancer organizations.READ MORE
"My wife's sister passed away from breast cancer a few years ago. She was 45 years old... far too young. She stayed at our home for a few days at the end of her life... she fought hard the last couple of years but eventually lost the fight. I would prefer not to see anyone else go through what she did " said Joe Marcin, Owner, Midas of Mechanicsburg. " I would prefer not to see anyone else go through what she did."READ MORE
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate is proud to welcome Toppers Spa/Salon to our Race for the Cure sponsor family... and equally as proud to recognize them with our January Pink Ribbon of the Month. For, you see, while 2013 is the first "official" year of sponsorship for Toppers, their behind-the-scenes support has been growing for years - and ranges from corporate donations, to the very personal and inspirational mission of Toppers General Manager, Judi Little.READ MORE
Congratulations - and Thank You - to Philadelphia School District Students for Raising More Than $21,500 for the Cause!
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate gives three cheers to the School District of Philadelphia for their incredible achievements in fundraising and awareness through their 2012 "Dollar Defense" program.READ MORE
For over a decade, the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate has been working toward freedom FROM breast cancer for all people. But, this October, we experienced an incredibly empowering dynamic that literally drove us toward that vision: Freedom FOR breast cancer... Freedom Taxi, that is!READ MORE
LONG before there was the popular Food Network "Cupcake Wars," Classic Cake engaged in a battle of even greater import - the fight to conquer breast cancer. But, they don't invest endless resources, hours, hard work and heart in our 'war' for fame, fortune or accolades. No, the reasons Classic Cake goes head-to-head with breast cancer can be summarized in two statements...READ MORE
Our community is teeming with fun, inspiring and creative opportunities for all ages to get in the spirit of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From breast cancer support groups, to Dietz & Watson Pretty In Pig appearances, karate tournaments and great shopping events, the list is grand and growing every day. So, explore this great guide to all the happenings, get your pink on and make a difference while celebrating NBCAM with friends, family and our entire community.READ MORE
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate proudly celebrates our 2012 Volunteer of the Year!
Move over Brendon Fraser, we have a woman of true Extraordinary Measures, not in Hollywood, but in real-life, right here in our community... and her name is Sally Rotenberg.READ MORE
We see it happen every October, thousands of people... across all generations... in every neighborhood we serve, get swept up in the spirit of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). And - it's beautiful thing as entire communities turn pink and unite behind fundraisers, awareness campaigns and support-building programs to fight breast cancer here at home!READ MORE
Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced on August 8, 2012 a new period of transition as it positions itself for the future in the ongoing global mission to end breast cancer. Komen Founder and CEO Nancy G. Brinker announced plans to move to a new management role focusing on revenue creation, strategy and global growth as chair of the Komen Board Executive Committee when the search for a new senior executive has been completed. At the same time, Komen President Liz Thompson announced plans to leave the organization in September.READ MORE
This month we proudly honor - and thank - with our Pink Ribbon, the partners in the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate Camden County Screening Project: Cooper University Hospital, Lourdes Health System, Virtua, Able Imaging & Women's Center and South Jersey Radiology Associates. In the spring of 2011, these dedicated activists in the breast cancer movement helped The Affiliate launch a powerful life-saving initiative for the women of Camden County.READ MORE
"A teacher effects eternity, she can never tell where her influence stops." This certainly rings true of Lisa Giampalmi and Maureen Malloy, who have made a huge impact on our breast cancer movement by leading the West Chester Area School District to empower the cures.READ MORE
With a population of barely 5,000, the Montgomery County, PA community of Royersford can be described as two things: small and quiet. Except when it comes to the fight against breast cancer... more specifically the fight waged by the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate family.
TEXT "PINK" TO 27722 TO DONATE $5: FOR OUR RACE, OUR COMMUNITY, OUR CURES!
Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure introduces a unique and easy way for everyone to join the local fight against breast cancer.READ MORE
SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE® TARGETING FULL SPECTRUM OF CANCER TREATMENT WITH $58 MILLION IN 2012 RESEARCH GRANTS
Priorities Include Avoiding Overtreatment, Developing Personalized Therapies and Reducing Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities
Susan G. Komen for the Cure's 2012 research program takes aim at early and late stage breast disease while seeking answers in early detection, cancer prevention, and socioeconomic issues that often make breast cancer outcomes worse in minority and medically under-served women.READ MORE
Anyone who's been to the Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure in the past 20 years knows how much Wawa invests every year in "Our Race. Our community. Our Cures!" The thousands of Race participants who make a beeline from the finish line to the treasured Wawa Tent for a celebratory breakfast of juice, fruit and baked goods experience first-hand just how big and generous a heart Wawa has.READ MORE
We originally planned to honor Tracie Bock-Medeiros, Matt Medeiros and Jason Bock with our April Pink Ribbon because of their initiative to take on the co-chairperson roles for our Pink Tie Ball After Party, as well as the leadership of our P.I.N. Stripes young professionals initiative. However - while this trio's extraordinary demonstration of dedication to the cause does in and of itself merit the pink ribbon - as we got to know more of their story, we learned it also holds for everyone lessons that are very appropriate for this time in our Race for the Cure season.READ MORE
Komen's Circle of Promise Gears Up to Embrace the Delaware African-American Community
Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Circle of Promise is designed to further engage African Americans in the fight against breast cancer - empowering women with the information and tools they need to take charge of their own health and serve as ambassadors in their local communities.READ MORE
When it comes to Chapman Auto Stores and our breast cancer movement, the well known assertion, "You can't put a price on friendship," never rang more true!READ MORE
The Philadelphia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure proudly distributes more than $2 million in grants for 2012-2013 to empower the fight against breast cancer in fifteen counties in the tri-state area.READ MORE
On Monday, February 13, 2012, Alpha Beta Gamma, fellow students, faculty and staff welcomed the Philadelphia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Administrative Outreach Education Coordinator, Bernadettte White, to Manor College in Jenkintown, PA. This was the third consecutive year, Bernadette has attended the annual fundraising event on behalf of The Affiliate.READ MORE
It is rare - and perhaps even a first - that the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate awards our Pink Ribbon of the Month to an activist who has been with us for just a couple of months. Also rare is that this recognition goes to a supporter barely one decade old! These two facts in and of themselves attest to the power embodied in the passion of ten-year-old Ariana Flores.READ MORE
We are proud and very happy to announce that the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate's request to expand our service to include Adams and Lebanon Counties, PA was recently approved by Komen National headquarters.READ MORE
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate is very happy that the leadership at our headquarters listened to our supporters and the one voice of the asserted by Komen Affiliates nationwide and decided to amend the grant policy.READ MORE
This month, we are happy to award our Pink Ribbon to a group of fourteen "keepers of the Komen Promise" who have taken it upon themselves to be the guardians of each and every breast cancer activist in our service area... and beyond.READ MORE
As winter bears down, it's nice to think back to the warm, relaxing and days of summer... especially when the memories evoke a $34,500+ contribution to our fight against breast cancer! For this respite from winter and the amazing fundraising, we thank Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, and proudly recognize them with our December Pink Ribbon.READ MORE
THANK YOU PHILADELPHIA SCHOOLS FOR RAISING $40,580 !!
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate, Philadelphia School District and Dietz & Watson Team Up for 4-week fundraising and educational initiative... with extraordinary results!READ MORE
OYP... CRW... QCI... CPG... all warmed up with the light of a shining STAR - we endearingly call them our 'Alphabet Soup' of activists, and proudly award the whole 'bowl full' with our November Pink Ribbon of the Month!READ MORE
Elaine Grobman Promoted to Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Having led the community breast cancer movement for more than two decades, former Executive Director re-affirms her personal and professional commitment to continued and growing empowerment for all people and generations.READ MORE
It may seem a little corny to say our October Pink Ribbon honoree is all tied up in the Komen Promise to end breast cancer forever... but we think this is the most appropriate way to describe the utter devotion and let's-do-more attitude of Philly Pretzel Factory!READ MORE
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Teams up with CBS 3's Talk Philly for bi-monthly discussions on important breast cancer and cancer issues
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate is happy to share with our readers a wonderful new resource for anyone who is facing a cancer diagnosis, has had a loved one touched by cancer, is a caregiver for a cancer patient, or simply wants to take charge of their health by staying on top of the cancer news and issues.READ MORE
Komen Philadelphia Affiliate Receives Special Honors from Community Friends
This fall, the Philadelphia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure will proudly receive honors from two distinguish members of our community, the Association of Fundraising Professionals and BEBASHI - Transition to Hope, long-time Komen Philadelphia Affiliate grantee.READ MORE
In August, at the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate Volunteer Thank-You Celebration, we honored Team SugarHouse Casino with our Pink Heart award for their exemplary display of team spirit in participating at the 2011 Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure. So, we thought it only fit to next honor the entire SugarHouse family with our September Pink Ribbon of the Month for the many ways they have stepped up to empower our mission in less than six months.READ MORE
In August, there's a three-way tie in the middle our Pink Ribbon of the Month - which the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate presents to a group of gentlemen we lovingly call our 'Tripod'... Dan Johnson, Dr. Kurt Bomze and Howard Kanowitz, Esq. For over twenty years, this team of photographers has been capturing the moments of the Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, as well as every Komen Philadelphia Affiliate event, special occasion and even everyday occurrences in our work.
Last month, the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate family lost a dear friend, Barbara Zeid. With our June Pink Ribbon of the Month, we celebrate Barbara's life by sharing her legacy with all of you. Like our namesake Susan G. Komen, Barbara continues to be a survivor in this world, for she has touched and helped save thousands of lives through her twenty-one year relationship with Komen.
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."
This well known quote by Henry Adams is a perfect lead for our June Pink Ribbon story... ALMOST! For, certainly, in the case of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) and their dedication to the Komen Promise, we need to include SHE and HER when honoring our local teacher-activists in the cause.READ MORE
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate extends our deepest sympathies to the family and friends to Wawa employee and loyal activist in the breast cancer movement, Kimberly Eline.READ MORE
Baltimore may have its own famous 'Charm City Cakes', but here in the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate community, we have something far better... a 'Classic Cake with both charm AND heart!'
INTRODUCING PROMISE ME, TO BENEFIT SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE
A fragrance is a message in a bottle - in Promise Me, I was inspired to capture a long-lasting emotion of positive energy, hope and love. I wanted to create something empowering and something that would speak to all women. - Jean Claude Delville, Perfumer.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure commits nearly $58 million in 2011 to tackle the toughest issues with new, innovative approaches to breast cancer research.
As the global leader in the breast cancer movement, Komen's latest research grants focus on the development of breast cancer vaccine, creating more effective therapies and reducing disparities in treatments for African Americans and other ethnic groups.
Esteemed business leaders make commitment to helping save lives by serving on the Board of Directors for the Philadelphia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure,
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate recently announced the election of a new Treasurer for its Board of Directors, Ronald B. Morris, CPA, Managing Member of Innovative Financial Services, LLC. Four new Members were also named to the Board: Frank Becker, Director of Human Resources, Chesapeake District, UPS; Judy Kellem, Owner/President of Facilities Relocation Consultants, Inc.; Sloane Six, CEO/President, Hazleton Oil & Environmental, Inc.; and Lawrence A. Smith, Owner, Tradewinds Marketing International.
If you look to the calendar to measure the age of this month's Pink Ribbon recipient, he's our youngest ever. But, if you look to his activism in and contributions to the breast cancer movement, Skylar Clemens measures up to - and in many instances measures beyond - adults anywhere from two to nine decades his senior! At just seven years old, Skylar has devoted nearly half his life to, as he says, "Helping Komen fight breast cancer in many ways so they can save more moms like mine."READ MORE
Komen Philadelphia Affiliate Announces Relationship with LevelUp
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate is thrilled to announce a new campaign with our friends at LevelUp... offering a fun, unique way to enjoy exquisite dining and other unique experiences PLUS help raise funds to empower the breast cancer movement.READ MORE
Charles Chen was born in the Year of the Rabbit - an astrological sign for those who are sentimental, sensitive, hospitable and genuine. Now, we're not one to argue with the wisdom of the ages, but when it comes to Charles and his friendship to the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate, they left out a few key attributes! For in addition to these four, Charles is also: loyal, generous and compassionate... to the extreme.READ MORE
In 2011-2012, the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate will proudly distribute over $2 million in grants to the following 38 organizations in our 13-county service area.
These grantees are hard at work every day in our neighborhoods - building bridges to women in need of critical breast health services.
NEW GOAL: 8 MILLION VIEWS… $100,000 MORE TO EMPOWER THE CURES!
UnitedHealthcare of Pennsylvania proudly supports the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate -- our collective commitment... compassion... and conviction can make a world without breast cancer a reality.READ MORE
In May, the recipient of this month's Pink Ribbon recognition will be honored again as the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate's Volunteer of the Year. And when it is presented - at our Race for the Cure Sponsor Party - it will be a hallmark event, for Neil Stein is the youngest person to ever receive this award from The Affiliate.READ MORE
For January, the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate is delighted to tie a long, loving pink ribbon around the 'trunk' of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). Although the seeds of our relationship have been planted only recently, the energy, passion and generosity shown to us by the PHS team in just a few short months leaves no doubt that our friendship will blossom into an ongoing and powerful resource for everyone united in our community breast cancer movement.
Komen honors the woman whose courageous battle sparked a nationwide discussion on cancer.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure expresses condolences to the family and associates of our long-time friend and ally Elizabeth Edwards, who passed away December 7, 2010 following her long battle with breast cancer.READ MORE
Somewhere in the Delaware Valley is a woman who beams every time she wraps herself in her 'very special pink scarf.' On the other side of the world is the woman who knitted it. The two never met, and most likely never will. Yet each gave a life-altering gift to the other, both forever connected by about six feet of pink-knitted hope... and the passion of Tara O'Brien and Lisa Scarpello, our December Pink Ribbon of the Month honorees.
In May, 2009, we shared the story of Sloane Six, a young mother of one energetic 6-year old who was just making the transition from breast cancer patient to breast cancer survivor. At the time, Sloane was getting ready to take her first triumphant walk down the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum during the Survivors Parade of Pink at the annual Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure®. Hair still short and growing in after chemo, Sloane walked joyfully with her son Skylar by her side in a pink t-shirt designed to imitate a prescription pad from the oncology department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania that proudly proclaimed, "I Am Cured, Sloane Six, Survivor!"READ MORE
Since early October, 2010, Komen Philadelphia Affiliate supporters and the YouTube community have been viewing, sharing and viewing again the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate's 'Team Ra-Ras Kicks Breast Cancer.' In its first month of being on the Internet, the video generated more than 500,000 views and raised more that $95,000 for The Affiliate, with UnitedHealthcare of Pennsylvania donating 10¢ to the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate for every YouTube view.READ MORE
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate is proud to recognize Donna Massanova, CPA, as our Pink Ribbon of the Month recipient, and simultaneously announce her being named the first-ever active Honorary Chairperson of the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure.®
This month, we are proud to honor Sally Rotenberg, breast cancer survivor and dedicated Komen Philadelphia Affiliate volunteer, with our "Pink Ribbon of the Month." A recently retired teacher of nearly 40 years, we choose to share Sally's story this month because, as teachers, parents and students dive into the new school year, Sally has important lessons for everyone!READ MORE
Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers will see whether they can change the genetic "signature" of a woman's breast cells to mimic the protective effects of pregnancy on the breast and thus substantially reduce the risk of getting breast cancer, with funding announced today by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest breast cancer organization.READ MORE
It is with much honor and gratitude that we dedicate our August Pink Ribbon to the memory of Mary Markham Thompson, a loving breast cancer survivor who passed away of other causes this past winter. We do so in friendship with her children, Karen Givnish, Mark Thompson and Diane Muntean, as well as her four grandchildren.READ MORE
University of Pennsylvania Researcher Named to "Ultimate Think Tank" as Part of the Next Step in Breast Cancer Research from Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
The Komen Philadelphia Affiliate congratulates Susan Domchek, MD, Clinical Researcher from the University of Pennsylvania, for being selected to serve on the new Komen for the Cure Scientific Advisory Council, focusing on innovative and the most effective research in breast cancer science. This panel of more than sixty top-ranking scientists, clinicians and advocates were selected and united by Komen to guide the extensive research program of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest breast cancer organization.
This month, we are proud to honor Jason Lichterman, co-owner of J.M. Lichterman & Co. with our "Pink Ribbon of the Month." An energetic, successful young businessman, Jason is taking his entrepreneurial spirit to a whole new realm--using his art and expertise in jewelry to help the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate truly "sparkle" in the breast cancer movement.READ MORE
It is rare - in fact, unprecedented - that we bestow our Pink Ribbon honors to a partner who has been active with the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate for barely two months. However, our first experience with the team from Le Castagne was more than enough to convince us that their generosity, professionalism and passion for the cause epitomizes all that the Pink Ribbon of the Month embodies.READ MORE
This Sunday, thousands of people at the Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure will smile, stick a few bills into a six-foot pig, and walk away filled with pride knowing they have helped make a true difference in the fight against breast cancer. This opportunity for all generations--this campaign that in its first year raised more than $50,000 to save lives--never would have existed if not for our creative, compassionate friends at Dietz & Watson, Inc.READ MORE
If you've ever attended the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, Komen Philadelphia Pink Tie Ball, survivors luncheon or any other Komen Philadelphia Affiliate event, the reason you cherish it is our dedicated, talented and generous friend, Fred Stein. From the Survivors Parade of Pink to the Kick-Off Under the Stars, so much of what distinguishes our movement and defines our success is the child of Fred's mind, as well as his heart.READ MORE
This tax season YOU can help find a cure for breast cancer!
Look for the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition's Income Tax Check-Off for Breast Cancer Research on Line 35 of your state income tax form and donate your refund for breast cancer research today! All of the money donated goes directly to Pennsylvania-based cancer researchers. To date this highly successful initiative has raised over $2.5 million for breast & cervical cancer research.
For more information visit www.pabreastcancer.org/tax or call 1-800-377-8828 x101.
As we celebrate the milestone 20th anniversary of the Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure - looking back to where we've been, and ahead to where we aspire to be - there is a truth that echoes again and again: "We simply couldn't have done it without CBS 3."READ MORE
Last year, Walter Rosewitski had a personal fundraising goal for the Komen Philadelphia Race for the cure of $50,000. And now, in celebration of our blockbuster 20th anniversary of the Race in Philadelphia, Walt is out to top that total.READ MORE
Being only a few months away from the 20th anniversary of the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure®, we could think of no more worthy recipient of this month's Pink Ribbon award than the extraordinary team at the Philadelphia Police Department, who - for all twenty years - have provided steadfast service to assure every Race participant can enjoy the event safely and happily.READ MORE
This month, we are proud to honor Len Weinstein - activist, breast cancer co-survivor, and "Mr. Sports" in the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate volunteer family - with our "Pink Ribbon of the Month." In his devoted breast cancer activism, Len exemplifies LIVING THE PROMISE to the utmost degree, demonstrating outstanding ingenuity, initiative, resourcefulness and love for his community. His clear passion for the Komen vision of a world without breast cancer, as well as outstanding ability to embrace all generations in the breast cancer movement, is an inspiration for us all.READ MORE
To all our dear friends that make up the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate Family:
This message to you has but one purpose: ASSURANCE.
The amazing 2009 Philadelphia Tickled Pink! event - which united approximately 450 moms and teens and raised more than $100,000 for the breast cancer movement - all started with one teen, Eliza Davis.
Having just wrapped up the most successful Komen Philadelphia Pink Tie Ball® in the event's eight-year history, we could think of no more worthy recipient of this month's Pink Ribbon award than the extraordinary team at the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia Hotel. From the moment the Pink Tie Ball was just a dream in our eyes, the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia not only embraced the idea, they MADE the event the premier happening of the city's fall social season.READ MORE
We are pleased to share with the entire Komen Philadelphia Affiliate family an exciting announcement that, once again, demonstrates the leadership of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® in the global battle against breast cancer. Our founder, Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, recently receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom - our nation's highest civilian honor - in a ceremony at the White House on August 12. She joins a prestigious group of medal honorees that includes Desmond Tutu, Senator Edward Kennedy, and physicist Stephen Hawking.READ MORE
The grassroots activism that makes Susan G. Komen for the Cure a worldwide leader is definitely going strong throughout the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate service area. The ongoing efforts of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, led by its Business Manager, John Dougherty, create an excellent example.
The grassroots activism that makes Susan G. Komen for the Cure a worldwide leader is definitely going strong throughout the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate service area. The ongoing efforts of Temple University football, led by head coach Al Golden and his wife, Kelly, create an excellent example.READ MORE
Salon L'Etoile: Alternative Hair, Amazing Heart
Nineteen years ago, Mel Silverman, Co-owner of Salon L'Etoile & Spa in Jenkintown, PA, sat in his breakfast room making thousands of pink ribbons for distribution at the first Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure.® At this year's Race, Mel watched with pride as one of his clients took her place in the breast cancer survivors Parade of Pink, not hiding her head bald from treatment, but proudly displaying her pink wig, made possible by Mel.
The grassroots activism that makes Susan G. Komen for the Cure a worldwide leader is definitely going strong throughout the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate service area. The ongoing efforts by The Star Group create an excellent example.READ MORE
The grassroots activism that makes Susan G. Komen for the Cure a worldwide leader is definitely going strong in the Komen Philadelphia Affiliate service area. The ongoing efforts by the Jane Lopoten School of Dance create an excellent example.READ MORE
Globally, a case of breast cancer is diagnosed every twenty-nine seconds. And, while the fight against the disease is far from over in the U.S., the numbers are even more discouraging internationally. In South Africa, for instance, only 5% of breast cancer cases are detected in the earliest, most treatable stage-compared to 50% of the cases in the U.S.READ MORE