Lani Luthard, advocate for prevention, dies at age 51

Lani Luthard, mother, wife, daughter, and strong advocate of breast cancer prevention, died on Thurs., Feb. 5 in San Jose, Calif. She was 51. After she was diagnosed at 40 with breast cancer, Lani was told by Stanford doctors that she only had a couple of years to live. She sought to change her life to … Read more…

We’re making history today

“Evidence suggests that breast cancer can be prevented.” While these words might not seem revolutionary to those of us who have been working to prevent the disease for years…

Five Things You Should Know About Environmental Links to Breast Cancer (Forbes, 12/7/2011)

Amy Westervelt’s Forbes.com piece does a great job of parsing through the intricacies of the Institute of Medicine’s new report. Here’s an excerpt, with a quote from our president and CEO, Jeanne Rizzo…

New (yet not so new) report on breast cancer and the environment

The Institute of Medicine released a report, funded by Komen for the Cure, entitled Breast Cancer and the Environment: A Life Course Approach. Our President and CEO, Jeanne Rizzo responds…