University of Oklahoma Researchers Working to Improve Breast Cancer Screening for Native American Women, with Funds from Susan G. Komen for the Cure  
8/19/2011 9:48:37 AM

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Oklahoma researchers are developing a program to increase breast cancer screening rates among Native American women, with grant funding announced today by Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. The $600,000 grant is part of Komen for the Cure’s $66 million investment in new research, patient support and scientific conferences in 2011. Komen has spent more than $685 million for breast cancer research in its 29 years, making it the largest non-profit funder of breast cancer research outside of the federal government.