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Portlander fills in gaps on Hispanic breast cancer risk
Genetic Variant Protects Some Latina Women from Breast Cancer

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

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
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
Annual Report 2013-2014

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

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