#Campaign52 – Janine Kagimoto

Download Janine’s Survivor Story (PDF) During my annual mammogram in July 2011, the radiologist thought he found something and asked that I return for another scan. After that scan, he explained what he saw was….

#Campaign52 – Anne Jacobs

October or Pinktober as it is now called by some, is a month of confliction for me.  For most of my life, it was a month of fun:  my birthday, my niece’s birthday, Halloween, and….

#Campaign52 – Lauren Tehrani

Download Lauren’s Survivor Story (PDF) 2013 has been a mild year for me compared to the past few years. In 2010, my husband and I got married. In 2011, we welcomed a beautiful baby boy…..


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2014 Contact: Kelly MacMillan Phone: (916) 231-3149 Email: kelly@komensacramento.org Sacramento, California, (10/10/2014) – Every day heroes take center stage in 2015 as the Sacramento Valley Affiliate of Susan G. Komen….

Breast Cancer Survivor Missy is an Inspiration

At 64, Missy Nance was diagnosed with breast cancer. But thanks to her positive outlook, supportive family and friends, dedicated Sutter Cancer Center team and the Susan G. Komen® organization Missy is now a survivor….

Win One of the SUPER TEAM Categories!

October is officially upon us, and here at the Komen office we’re celebrating the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by kicking off registration for the 19th Annual Susan G. Komen Sacramento Valley Race for….

Write Girls Love Mail Letters with Team Rac Pac

The following was written by Allison Allen, Captain for Team Rac Pac, as an open invite to all to join their upcoming letter writing event for Girls Love Mail on October 12th. Hello fabulous team!….

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Show Your #MBCStrength

What does living with metastatic breast cancer look like? It’s a daily challenge that requires strength, hope and support. Our metastatic breast cancer community undoubtedly deals with hard times, but together we can shine a….

#Campaign52 – Missy Nance

Download Missy’s Survivor Story (PDF) My relationship with my breast cancer team is a true testament of Sutter’s tagline, We Plus You. Last year after a routine mammogram, then a follow up mammogram and ultrasound….

Wear the #PinkCape and #BeAHero

Check out our Race Course Lead and Running Club Committee Chair, Tamaya Dinwiddle, who stopped by on her way to the gym! How fabulous does she look in her pink cape?! Register for our 2015….

Become A Race for the Cure Sponsor

Susan G. Komen Sacramento Valley is the local expert on breast cancer. No other organization has the deep understanding of barriers to care and no other organization raises funds to bridge those gaps, making access….

Save the Date & Get Your Early-Bird Discount

Are you ready to Race for the Cure?! Register early and receive our Early Bird Discount! Use code EARLYBIRD15 to take $5 off any registration* *Discount is available October 1, 2014 through February 14, 2015

Become A SUPER TEAM at the 2015 Race for the Cure

October is officially upon us, and here at the Komen office we’re celebrating the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by kicking off registration for the 19th Annual Susan G. Komen Sacramento Valley Race for….

#Campaign52 – Jennifer Solorio

Download Jennifer’s Survivor Story (PDF) Diagnosed at the Age of 32 with no prior incidence in my family, the words “It’s not good, you have Breast Cancer” would change my world and give me a….

The “Pink Plate” bill is back and we need your help!

It has been an exciting month in Sacramento for Susan G. Komen and our friends.  The breast cancer license plate bill, AB 49, was just signed by Governor Brown!  The revised language of the “pink….

#Campaign52 – Rosalie Turbeville

Download Rosalie’s Survivor Story (PDF) Twelve years ago Rosalie Turbeville was like most women. She worked hard and took care of her family, but she didn’t always take good care of herself. Feeling fine, she….

#Campaign52 – Sylvia Stephens

Download Sylvia’s Survivor Story (PDF) The date is January 7th or 8th, 2004, that I had my annual Mammogram. I had fought to get a baseline at the age of 35 10 years ago, which….

#Campaign52 – Mary Santos

Download Mary’s Survivor Story (PDF) I’m a BC survivor now for 46 years. I’m 79 years old, a mother of 5, grandmother of 13, great-grandmother of 14. I was able to walk at the Susan….

#Campaign52 – Kathleen Poe

Download Kathleen’s Survivor Story (PDF) My diagnosis came as a surprise in July, 2010. Everyone always told me I was the healthiest person they knew, so even after I found the lump, I still didn’t….

How Susan G. Komen Impacts Breast Cancer Research

Susan G. Komen is the largest non-government funder of breast cancer in the world and currently supports nearly 500 active research grants, totaling more than $300 million dollars. Dr. Max Kullberg of Anchorage, Alaska is….