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November 2017
20th Annual Breast Cancer Issues Conference
November-December Newsletter

October 2017
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Susan G. Komen Announces New CEO

September 2017
September-October Newsletter
Annual Report 2016-2017
Race for the Cure 2017:  Worship in pink reaches people in the pews
Dogs will join Race for the Cure 2017 in Portland
Portland Race for the Cure Sunday
Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7
Worship in Pink Promotes Early Detection

July 2017
July-August Newsletter

June 2017
Susan G. Komen Praises Congressional Action to Increase Medical Research Funding
Portland Race for the Cure Registration Is Open
2107-2018 Partners

May 2017
May-June Newsletter

March 2017
March-April Newsletter
Breast cancer survivors and their supporters race in Eugene for health, resolve, unity

February 2017
Breast Cancer Conference Simulcast Being Held in Springfield

January 2017
January-February Newsletter

November 2016
November-December Newsletter

October 2016
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Komen Oregon & SW Washington announces its first Breast Cancer Forum Scheduled for October 22, 2016
Breast Cancer Death Rates Are Down, But Racial Disparities Persist
10th Annual Girlfriends Run for a Cure
Gabrielle Union Cover Story
Gov. Kate Brown Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

September 2016
Portland Police Bureau Going Pink in October to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Susan G. Komen Funded Research Shows Promise in Slowing, Stopping Metastatic Breast Cancer
Oregon Research Report
Area Churches Pull Together to Fight Breast Cancer with Worship in Pink Activities
Portland’s 25th Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Kicks Off The Next Bold Goal
Susan G. Komen Announces $27 Million Health Equity Initiative to Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths in African-American Community
Race for the Cure survivor gives back for 24 years
Genetic Testing to Measure Your Risk
2016 Race for the Cure: 25 years on, Komen keeps working to raise breast cancer awareness
Susan G. Komen Public Panel with Audience Q&A
Innovative Breast Cancer Issues Conference Secures David B. Page, MD as Keynote Speaker for 2017

August 2016
Annual Report 2015-2016
La importancia de la mamografía
La Iniciativa Latina
40,000 people die each year of Breast Cancer. Still.

Gene Tests Identify Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Skip Chemotherapy, Study Says

July 2016
Public Panel Offered on “Confronting the Confusion: How to Think About Breast Cancer Screening” August 6, 2016
Women 'Row for the Cure' at Vancouver Lake
'Weekend on the Water' Turns the Willamette Pink
July-August Newsletter

June 2016
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Organization Praises Congressional Action that Preserves Cancer Research Dollars
Important Screenings: Komen reaches out for breast health

May 2016
Komen Oregon and SW Washington Releases Community Profile Which Identifies Breast Health Needs in The Region
May-June Newsletter
Spirit Mountain Community Fund Awards Komen Oregon and SW Washington a $41,500 Grant for Treatment Access
For Northwest Family Services' Latino clients, health becomes a family affair
Row for Breast Cancer Research

April 2016
Breast Cancer Survivor to Walk 1,000 Mile to Congress
30th International Association for Breast Cancer Research Conference
Breast Cancer Advocates Call on Congress to Maintain Commitment to Research Funding, Breast Health Care and Treatment Access
Komen Oregon & SW Washington To Launch New "Weekend on the Water" Event for Portland and Vancouver
Poder Y Vida Latina Initiative saving lives
Study:Latina Women More Likely To Get Screened For Cancer After Home Visit

March 2016
March-April Newsletter
Komen Breast Cancer Issues Conference: Experts present topics for breast cancer survivors and those at risk

February 2016
HPV Vaccinations Now Recommended for Preteen Boys and Girls

January 2016
Students start Twitter campaign to get teacher fighting cancer on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Breast Cancer Issues Conference Scheduled for March 5, 2016
Girl, 17, and her mother are both diagnosed with cancer at the same time
What Life Is Really Like After Breast Cancer: Joan Lunden Gets Personal
The Cancer Moonshot: Read, Willing, and Able

December 2015
Congress Passes Speier’s Bipartisan, Bicameral, Budget-Neutral Breast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Bill
November 2015
Portlander fills in gaps on Hispanic breast cancer risk
Genetic Variant Protects Some Latina Women from Breast Cancer

October 2015
Artist Jerry Venditti to Attend Lawrence Gallery Reception
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Why the Annual Mammogram Matters
What The ACS Guidelines Got Wrong About Breast Cancer Screening
New mammogram guidelines not 'one size fits all'
Komen Oregon & SW Washington Appoints Cindy Fletcher as Director of Programs
Susan G. Komen: Women should have access to, coverage for, mammography
Komen Shifts Landscape Not Focus of Eugene Event
Worship in Pink
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy and Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg To Kickoff Komen’s Eugene Race for the Cure Sunday

September 2015
Thousands Race for Those They Love at Susan G. Komen's Portland Race for the Cure
Oregon Researchers Receive $450,000 in Research Funding
September eNewsletter
Artist Pays Homage to Breast Cancer Survivors

August 2015
Annual Report 2014-2015
Oregon Breast Cancer Numbers Alarming

July 2015
Susan G. Komen Teams up with Les Schwab to Host Local Breast Health Rallies
KOIN 6 and Susan G. Komen Partner to Address Enormity of Breast Cancer in Oregon and Southwest Washington
Lesser-known Signs of Breast Cancer Women Should Watch out For
Man Who Survivors Breast Cancer Warns Men of Danger
Innovative Breast Cancer Issues Conference Secures Annie Parker as Keynote Speaker for 2016

June 2015
Advocacy for Palliative Care to the Joint Ways and Means Healthcare Subcommittee
KUNP Univision Su Salud SGK Survivor Advice

May 2015
KUNP Univision Su Salud - SGK - Nutrition 2
Which Cancer Screenings Do You Need? Doctors Weigh In On 5 Most Important
Study Suggests Dense Breast Tissue Isn’t Always a High Cancer Risk
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Screening for Breast Cancer Draft Recommendations
Rita Wilson Talks About Cancer Surgery and Returning to Broadway
History of breastfeeding can improve breast cancer prognosis, study says
Registration opens for Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure, Presented by Les Schwab and Tektronix, Sunday, September 20, 2015
May eNewsletter

April 2015
Breast Cancer Overtreatment costs an Estimated $4 Billion A Year
Why Survival Rate is Not the Best Way to Judge Cancer Spending
Susan G. Komen Hails Discovery of New Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene
Mammogram Proposal Threatens to Reignite Screening Battle

March 2015
Oregon Community Foundation Grants $120,000 to Susan G. Komen's Poder y Vida Initiative
Komen Oregon Announces Annual Community Grant Recipients
Andrew Asato named Komen Oregon CEO
March eNewsletter

January 2015
January eNewsletter

October 2014
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Accepting Corporate Donations

September 2014
Susan G. Komen Invests in the Future of Breast Cancer Research
The Portland Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Event Races Towards their Fundraising Goal of $2.5 Million

August 2014
A Promise Renewed: Komen in Our Next Decade
Annual Report 2013-2014

Wells Fargo commits $90,000 to Bring Susan G. Komen's Poder y Vida Initiative to Rockwood-Gresham

May 2014
Kaiser Permanente joins Komen's Growing Latina Initiative
Susan G. Komen and Walgreens Announce Funding for Breast Cancer Treatment, Education and Support Services

April 2014

Komen Kicks Off 2014 Race for the Cure
Welcome our Director of Programs Margaret Allee

March 2014
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Names Research Lab for Susan G. Komen
Komen's Advocacy Results in $1 Million for Oregon's Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

January 2014

Providence Cancer Center Names Research Lab for Susan G. Komen
Komen's Latina Initiative Strengthened by Recent Grants and Media Partners

November 2013
Meyer Memorial Trust Backs Latina Initiative

October 2013
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 2013

2013 Race for the Cure: History Made With On-Air Marriage Proposal to Breast Cancer Survivor

August 2013
Oregon Researchers Receive $225,000 from KomenKomen Lane County Breast Cancer Services Update

July 2013
Oregon Legislature Adds $700,000 for Early Detection

June 2013
Supreme Court Ruling Invalidates Myriad’s BRCA Gene Patents
Judith Salerno is Komen's new national CEO
Our Affiliate's Relationship with National Headquarters

April 2013
Komen Awards over $1 million for Life Saving Services

March 2013
The Seven Million Dollar Woman

February 2013
Leading the Fight to Save Lives with Komen Senate Bill 362...
Eugene Race for the Cure Date Announced!
Breast Cancer Issues Conference for Health Care Professionals...
Komen's Premier Breast Cancer Issues Conferences Offers Hope, Support, Empowerment...

December 2012
Komen Awards $450,000 to Providence Cancer Center for Breast Cancer Research

October 2012
Eugene Race for the Cure Raises Awareness, Fuels Komen's Mission to Save Lives in Lane County and Beyond
Eugene Race for the Cure Raises Awareness, Empowers College Students
Local High Schools Unite for Breast Cancer Awareness

September 2012
Race for the Cure Event Advisory and Road Closure Information
Renowned Women's Health Advocates to Speak at Race for the Cure

August 2012
Komen Oregon Statement on Leadership Transition at Susan G. Komen for the Cure Headquarters

 June 2012

Komen Oregon Names Thomas Bruner New CEO

April 2012
4.13.12 - Komen Oregon awards more than $2 million in grants for life-saving services

February 2012

2.25.12 - Message of Gratitude from Komen Oregon CEO Chris McDonald
2.7.12, 10:15am - UPDATED Statement from Komen Oregon
2.7.12 - Karen Handel Resigns, Statement from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder and CEO, Nancy G. Brinker
2.6.12, 8:00pm - A letter to the editor, The Oregonian - Komen made a costly mistake
2.4.12, 8:47am - A Message to Our Supporters
2.3.12, 11:20pm - UPDATED Statement from Komen Oregon
2.3.12 - Statement from Susan G. Komen Board of Directors and Founder and CEO Nancy G. Brinker   
2.2.12. - A Message from the Oregon & SW Washington Affiliate Board of Directors - Komen Oregon OPPOSES Headquarters' Decision

August 2011
Official Signing Ceremony of Senate Bill 433 with Governor Kitzhaber Takes Place...

June 2011
Senate Bill 433 Passes, Closes Gap in Oregon Healthcare System, Gives Uninsured Women a Fighting Chance

May 2011
Fifth Annual Lunch for the Cure raises over $230,000!

April 2011
Komen Catalyst Grant Awarded to Providence Cancer Center