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Race for the Cure

OCTOBER 3, 2015

We are MOVING!

On April 16, we will relocate to the United Way Building at 1655 Main Street
(Avenue Q and Main).

Come see us!

Affiliate News

Komen CEO Addresses Group in Lubbock
Every case of breast cancer is individualized and within the next five to 10 years, Dr. Judith Salerno expects treatment to become... .

Komen Donates Proceeds to Organizations
When the citizens of Lubbock raise money for the Susan G. Komen foundation, 75 cents of each dollar stays in Lubbock....

Komen Lubbock Celebrates 20 Years
Komen Lubbock will host a ribbon cutting on Thursday to mark the 20th Anniversary Race for the Cure kick-off celebration....

Affiliate Monthly

When you support the Lubbock Area of Susan G. Komen, you help the YWCA of Lubbock. The YWCA began its Breast and Cervical Health Initiative in 1996. During its 15 year history, the program has been a significant force in the region’s fight against breast cancer and has provided outreach, education and service to more than 15,000 uninsured or underinsured men and women. With Komen grant funds, the YWCA of Lubbock provides underinsured or uninsured women in Lubbock county and the surrounding counties with free education and access to screening and diagnostic cancer services. To find out more about The YWCA of Lubbock visit or call (806)-792-2723 ext. 3247.

Because a picture can be worth a thousand words, there are now 11 short videos on different procedures throughout the Understanding Breast Cancer section of For example, you can now learn even more about needle biopsies, surgery options or lymphedema by watching these videos. Check them out to “see” and learn!

National Spotlight
New BC Susceptibility Gene
A study published in Nature Genetics marks the discovery of a new susceptibility gene called RECQL, which paves the way for future discoveries that will allow women to assess their risk and take action. Komen helped fund this research. Learn more now.

Answering Questions About Soy and BC
Many women are still looking for answers to key questions about soy’s potential risks and benefits. Ongoing research has helped to answer some of these questions.