8 Million, 1 million each year for 8 years. Genomics, proteomics and nanotechnology are the focus to cure Inflammatory Breast Cancer, which is not always found with mammograms and ultrasound, somewhat rare but goes undetected until at the later stages. BD
The three announced that American will raise $8 million over eight years, which will fund Komen for the Cures first Promise Grant -- a $7.5 million grant to study and treat inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) at M. D. Andersons Morgan Welch Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Program and Clinic in Houston. The announcement came as American and American Eagle unveiled new "Komen for the Cure" airplanes, decked out in Komens trademark pink ribbons from nose to tail. American, a long-time partner of Komens, also was named a Susan G. Komen for the Cure Lifetime Promise Partner at today's ceremonies.