Busting myths: cancer is not just one disease

One of the most common myths about cancer: that it’s just one disease. The experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America explain why cancer is….

Papa Murphy’s “Dine and Donate” Event

Please join us for the 1st Annual Susan G. Komen® “Dine and Donate Event” at participating Papa Murphy’s Pizza locations to raise funds for breast cancer research….

Consider risks before using hormone replacement therapy, experts say

Considering hormone replacement therapy but don’t fully understand the risks versus benefit? Experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America discuss the conflicting data to help….

Susan G. Komen Announces $26 Million Investment in New Research


Komen-Funded Research Identifies Previously Unknown Gene Mutations Associated with Poor Outcomes in ER+ Breast Cancer

DALLAS – September 4, 2018 – Susan G. Komen®, the world’s largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research outside the U.S. government, today hailed work….

10 most commonly asked questions about life after breast reconstruction surgery

To help ease patients’ minds, the experts at Cancer Treatment Centers of America have compiled a list of answers to commonly asked questions about life….

5 Signs of Breast Cancer that Aren’t a Lump

“You can see a lot of things just by looking at your breasts in the mirror,” says medical oncologist Dr. Cynthia Lynch from Cancer Treatment….

Napa RoséFest at Sterling Vineyards Generates $10,800 Donation For Susan G. Komen Foundation

 Calistoga, Calif. (July 27, 2018) — Guests at the second annual Napa RoséFest staged at Sterling Vineyards generated a donation of $10,800 for the….

What does a BRCA gene mutation mean for men?

If you’re a woman, you’re likely familiar with the BRCA gene mutation and its relationship to breast cancer. But what about BRCA and men? It’s….

Researchers at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® in Phoenix Evaluating Investigational Medication for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer, Now Enrolling Patients in Clinical Study

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Phoenix is conducting a clinical trial of an investigational medication for HER2-positive (HER2+) breast cancer. The randomized pivotal….

Komen NCCA Seeking Bi-Lingual Breast Care Coordinator

View the Job Description as a PDF Title: Bi-Lingual Breast Care Coordinator Contract Consultant Reports To: Executive Director Office Location: Rancho Cordova, CA Employment Status:….

Knowing Your Hormone Receptor Status is Critical in Determining Breast Cancer Treatment

“It’s no exaggeration to say that the recognition of the HER2 protein and the drugs used to attack it are among the biggest advances in….

Susan G. Komen Launches New Event in Sacramento

Sacramento is one of four pilot cities rolling out the family-friendly More Than Pink™ Walk, formerly known as the Race for the Cure®. Sacramento, CA –….

Introducing Board Member Lisa Quiroz

In the year following her Mother’s breast cancer diagnosis in November 2005, Lisa and her family participated in their first Race for the Cure in….

Komen NCCA Welcomes New Office Manager

Please join us in welcoming our new Komen NCCA Office Manager, Pravneet Sidhu! Pravneet began volunteering for Susan G. Komen Northern & Central California in….

What Does a Breast Lump Feel Like?

Would you know what a breast lump is supposed to feel like if you came across one? Or when you should call the doctor about….

Meet MORE THAN PINK Walk Committee Member Michelle Shergill

Michelle Shergill is a Realtor with Lyon Real Estate who currently serves on the 2018 Komen Sacramento MORE THAN PINK Walk Committee as Entertainment Coordinator…..

Susan G. Komen Northern & Central California Seeking Part-Time Office Manager

  View the Full Job Description Here   Job Description The Office Manager is responsible for administrative functions of affiliate including managing day-to-day office, financial….

Findings Raise New Concerns About Birth Control Safety

Doctors have known for some time there’s a link between estrogen and breast cancer. Now, a new study is raising concerns about the other types….

The TAPUR Study by ASCO

Imagine treating a breast cancer tumor with a lung cancer drug. It may sound like a shot in the dark, but experts say focusing on….