Komen Connection February Newsletter

Komen Connection

We want to share some exciting news!

Our Community Health Grants are making a difference!

As we know, reaching health equity in underserved communities is key to making a difference in our local fight against breast cancer deaths. We are proud of the impact the programs funded through our Community Health Grants are having on the lives of women and men living in Central and Eastern North CarolinaCLICK HERE to read how our grant funding provided uninsured and underinsured individuals assistance with screenings, treatment, education and more.

 

Recent Research Breakthroughs!

In the last few months, there have been two Komen funded research studies that are paving the way to preventing and curing Metastatic Breast Cancer. CLICK HERE to read about the research that will help us reach our bold goal of reducing breast cancer mortality by 50% in the U.S. by 2026!

 

Komen NCTC’s New Board President

We are excited to announce that Fara Palumbo will become the new President of our Board of Directors on April 1. Fara served on our board for 4 years and is a local breast cancer survivor who is dedicated to finding the cures. CLICK HERE to read more about Fara’s story and why she is passionate about our mission!

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