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….

Why Patients Travel to Cancer Treatment Centers of America

From California, Nevada, Wyoming, and Philadelphia all the way to Arizona. That’s the trip patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America are willing to take….

Susan G. Komen Northern & Central California to Premiere New More Than Pink Walk Event in 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Download) Contact: Kelly Mac Millan Phone: 916.757.0574 Email: kmacmillan@komennccalifornia.org New Name/Approach Improves Experience and Connection to Komen’s Lifesaving Work  SACRAMENTO, CA, February….

Senator Atkins Introduces Komen Bill to Remove Arbitrary Cap on Treatment Time for Breast Cancer and Cervical Cancer

SACRAMENTO—Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) on Monday introduced SB 945, legislation that seeks to remove arbitrary caps in the state’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment….

Immunotherapy treatment for breast cancer remains elusive

The battle of good versus evil is happening inside all of us right now. The immune system is defending our bodies. New immunotherapy treatments, emerging….

Women are living longer with metastatic breast cancer: Why and what you should know

More women are living with metastatic breast cancer and experts say the numbers are only expected to keep climbing. Part of the increase is thanks….

Women Empowering Women Breast Health & Screening Event on Friday, December 8

Descargue el folleto en español aquí (PDF) Descargue el comunicado de prensa en español aquí (PDF). WHO: Susan G. Komen ® Northern and Central California….