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2014-01-09 08:27:05

SAME MISSION. SAME RACE. NEW PLACE. Registration Open Now! DETROIT, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the largest breast cancer event in Michigan - the 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. With the same mission of ending breast cancer, and a 5K with a 23-year tradition, we announce our date of Saturday, June 7 at an exciting new location: Detroit's Chene Park. (Logo:...

2013-12-11 23:22:19

Visible Health and Hologic present the new drawMD patient education iPad app for Breast Health. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Visible Health announced today another collaboration with Hologic, Inc. to launch drawMD Breast Health, a free mobile application that provides breast health professionals with a powerful, proven tool for patient education. Like the other drawMD apps, drawMD Breast Health allows clinicians to create visual images that can be used to guide conversations about...

2013-12-10 23:29:01

Komen West Michigan’s I'm Alive campaign raises awareness and funds to provide local organizations helping underserved area populations with grants for preventive resources. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Susan G. Komen West Michigan’s I’m Alive campaign kicks into high gear this month with a focus on African American health. It is estimated that over 40,000 women will be killed by breast cancer in the United States in 2013, with more than 1,300 of them...

2013-11-12 12:27:59

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicagoland Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® (Komen Chicago) announced today that Walgreen's CFO and President International Wade Miquelon will serve as race chair for its annual Susan G. Komen Chicagoland Race for the Cure®. The event will take place on Mother's Day, May 11, 2014, in Chicago's Grant Park. "Like too many others, I have witnessed special women in my life battle breast cancer. They are my inspiration to find a cure,"...

2013-11-11 23:03:30

Bill Jacobs BMW of Naperville is proud to announce the results of their month long breast cancer awareness campaign that took place during October. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Bill Jacobs BMW of Naperville is proud to announce the results of their month long breast cancer awareness campaign that took place during October. By donating $1 per test drive taken in October and $25 for each new BMW vehicle sold throughout the month, the dealership made a generous donation of $2500...

2013-11-04 12:26:58

BOSTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Balance announced today that it will launch the Lace Up 365 program to mark the 25(th) anniversary of its partnership with Susan G. Komen®. To honor this milestone and those affected by breast cancer, starting November 1, 2013, supporters can dedicate their daily workouts to a breast cancer survivor featured each day on newbalance.com by tagging social media posts with the #LaceUp365 hashtag. (Logo:...

2013-10-31 08:22:10

Proceeds from 'Komen for the Cure' radar detector presented to key executives at formal donation event on October 29 WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ESCORT Inc. (ESCORTinc.com), designer and manufacturer of the world's only High Definition PASSPORT(®) Max(TM) radar & laser detector, hosted a Susan G. Komen formal donation event this week where key executives and staff from the Susan G. Komen Cincinnati Chapter were on hand to accept ESCORT's $10,000 donation....

2013-10-29 20:22:53

DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1995, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has celebrated National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by recognizing individuals and organizations for raising awareness of breast cancer through education, research and the promotion of early detection, treatment and survivorship. Continuing this tradition, the Karmanos Cancer Institute presented its 19th Annual Heroes of Breast Cancer Awards on Oct. 29. More than 200 guests attended the...

2013-10-29 12:26:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate announced four award recipients on October 26 at its 16(th) Annual Survivors Lunch at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. Presented by Anita Brink, Susan G. Komen SF Bay Area Affiliate Board President, the 2013 awards chosen from throughout nine Bay Area counties included a vintner, physical therapist, volunteer and real estate company whose actions have focused attention on the challenges...

2013-10-28 23:00:41

The founders of the website were able to donate $100 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Cakejournal.com, a website that offers a huge variety of recipes and tutorials that will help people create tasty and beautiful cakes, cookies, cupcakes and more, has just announced that they matched 100 percent of donations contributed by its readers in honor of breast cancer awareness month. In all, $100 was donated from Cakejournal.com to the Susan G. Komen...