The Importance of Clinical Trials

Since the 1990s, deaths from breast cancer have decreased by nearly 40%. The reasons for this are (1) better screening (e.g., mammography) and (2) better….

365 Days of Grateful

“We are most alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” — Thornton Wilder Many of you reading this know me…..

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with breast cancer?

Komen Central Virginia provides Newly Diagnosed packets for those recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Click here to request a package of breast cancer information and/or….

$33 Million in Research Grants to Support Komen’s BOLD GOAL

Building on its bold goal to reduce current breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. over the next decade, Susan G. Komen, the….

Volunteer Spotlight:  Meghan Rayner

Volunteer Spotlight: Meghan Rayner

Meghan, our 2017 Summer Intern, began her relationship with Komen Central Virginia when she was 10. She participated in the 2007 Race for the Cure….

What is genetic testing for breast cancer and who should get it?

What is genetic testing for breast cancer and who should get it?

Most breast cancers are not related to genes or family history. In fact, only five to 10 percent of all breast cancers diagnosed in the….

Breast cancer – a rare, but possible diagnosis for men

Breast cancer – a rare, but possible diagnosis for men

Although breast cancer in men is rare, it does happen. In the United States, about one percent of all breast cancers occur in men.