September eNews

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Join Us On Race Day — October 27, 2018

The 2018 Susan G. Komen Dallas Race for the Cure® is off to a great start with the help of American Airlines. Not only did American Airlines donate $25,000 to their Race team, they also donated 850,000 American Airlines AAdvantage® miles that help us reward our top fundraisers and runners on Race Day. Thank you American Airlines for going above and beyond.

Register and start fundraising TODAY to take part in our biggest fundraiser of the year, and compete for American Airlines AAdvantage® miles!

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Don’t Forget… 

When you register and donate $25 or more, you will receive a medal*.  Your donation will help someone afford a one month supply of Tamoxifen, a drug used to treat breast cancers that rely on estrogen for growth.
We know that early detection saves lives, and you are truly a Caped Crusader of our mission when you fundraise $150 or more (the average cost of one mammogram)! Click hereto fundraise more for the Dallas Race!
* Medals and capes will not be mailed.
*Proof of donation required.
*Available while supplies last.

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North Texas Giving Day

One is a small, but powerful number. North Texas Giving Day is just one day, but it has the power to make a difference  in our community.

You as one person, can make one donation that can provide life-saving breast services to a Dallas County resident in need.

Invuity will match your donation dollar-for-dollar up to $2,500 on North Texas Giving Day.

Mark your calendar for September 20th or you can start scheduling your donations on September  10th here.

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Dallas Cowboys – Star Survivor

Calling all breast cancer survivors and Dallas Cowboys fans — we want to honor you! Susan G. Komen® has partnered with the Dallas Cowboys to honor breast cancer survivors and guests with the ultimate “Star Survivors”Cowboys fan experience*. Winners will receive tickets to the Cowboys’ breast cancer awareness game on Oct. 14 vs Jacksonville as well as several amazing surprises leading up to the game! Learn more here.

You have until Monday, September 10th at midnight to enter.

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Research Corner

A recent Susan G. Komen® – funded study has identified a previously unknown gene mutation associated with poor outcomes in ER+ breast cancer.

“Understanding how ER+ breast cancers develop and recur, and how to stop them, is absolutely vital,” said Victoria Wolodzko, SVP, Mission for Komen. “This work has the potential to transform care for patients facing ER+ disease at all stages, which will contribute significantly to our efforts to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by half by 2026.” Learn more here.

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