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Latest Susan G. Komen for the Cure Stories

2013-08-29 20:21:24

All Inclusive Wyoming Guest Ranch to Offer Ladies-Only Weekend Package October 3 to 6 to Benefit Denver Affiliate of Susan G. Komen SARATOGA, Wyo., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a Preferred Boutique Hotel and Orvis Endorsed Fly-Fishing Lodge that is setting the new standard in all-inclusive dude ranch resorts announced today that they will host an exceptional weekend, "Cowgirl Up for the Cure," to take place October 3 to 6 and benefitting the Denver...

2013-08-12 12:27:10

-- Financial assistance helps patients by providing funds for select support needs -- DALLAS and HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today, breast cancer patients now have access to financial support in the form of grants that contribute towards the expenses resulting from treatment including lymphedema care and supplies, childcare and/or eldercare or transportation costs necessitated by treatment. Nationally recognized case management organization...

2013-08-09 08:20:31

16th Milestone Year Brings Company's Total Campaign Donations to $1 Million FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheehy Auto Stores, Inc., through their fundraising efforts and partners, recently donated $162,000 to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure as part of their 16(th) Annual Sheehy 5000 50-day campaign to raise awareness and funds for the charity. This year, the company's total cumulative campaign donations for the Race for the Cure topped $1 million. (Photo:...

2013-07-23 16:24:01

BAYSIDE, N.Y., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc., the only national, voluntary non-profit membership organization for people with Tourette Syndrome, has named Annetta Hewko as its new President. Annetta will succeed Judit Ungar, who retired on July 7 from the position she had held for 18 years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/DC51827) Watch the 2-minute video news release with Judit and Annetta here:...

2013-07-22 12:26:32

Prevention, early detection of cancer key to improving survival rates WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of all the cancers, breast cancer is the primary killer of Latino women in the U.S., while colorectal cancer is the second most common among men and women. Yet, survival rates improve dramatically with early detection, which is why the Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) has launched a four-market campaign to educate Hispanics about the prevention and early...

2013-07-19 23:16:48

American Association on Health and Disability along with Susan G Komen foundation teams up to launch 'Project Accessibility USA: Removing Barriers for women with Disabilities'. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Why is it that women with disabilities are at an increased risk of breast cancer mortality and are significantly less likely than women without a disability to receive a clinical breast exam (CBE) and recommended mammogram screenings? For these 16 million women in the...

2013-07-18 12:27:44

Raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carowinds, Thrill Capital of the Southeast! is proud to team up with Susan G. Komen Charlotte for Carowinds for the Cure, a four-week fundraising initiative. This special program will be held at the park and online from July 22nd through August 18th. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/CL73314LOGO ) During Carowinds for the Cure, guests can purchase tickets to the...

2013-07-17 12:26:24

Encourages community to find their "I CAN" in the fight against breast cancer PHOENIX, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympic Gold Medalist Amanda Beard has teamed with Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona® as the Honorary Race Chair for the 21(st) Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure®. A breast cancer co-survivor, Beard is a long-time advocate and is serving as the Honorary Race Chair in honor of her paternal grandmother, "Nana," a 10-year breast cancer survivor. Beard...

2013-07-01 12:25:41

Local affiliate continues the tradition of honoring men and women who have battled breast cancer and raising funds to save lives in Chicagoland communities LOMBARD, Ill., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 22, 2013, Lombard will be covered in pink as thousands of breast cancer fighters and supporters gather together for the Susan G. Komen Chicagoland Race for the Cure®. The event will honor those who have battled breast cancer and further the mission of the Chicagoland Area...

2013-06-27 16:25:18

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Breast cancer awareness, screening, diagnostics, treatment, and follow-up care are vital to ensuring the health of Los Angeles County's residents. To address the breast cancer needs of the LA community, The Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen funds community-based breast health programs that provide diagnostic services, patient navigation, and psychosocial support to men and women in need. Diagnostic services are the...