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Press Release – Susan G. Komen® Austin Announces Staff Promotions

Komen Austin is excited to announce two promotions within the Komen staff. Jeannine O’Deens, previously Director of Operations, has been promoted to Vice President of Operations and Administration, and Eliza May, previously Director of Mission….

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Komen Spotlight

Komen’s Bold Goal
Komen’s Bold Goal

The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization announced a bold plan to reduce the nation’s 40,000 breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years.

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Update on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer
Update on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

The study of genetics and breast cancer has evolved rapidly over the past decade. In the past, genetic testing looked at only one or two genes, but now panel or multi-gene testing is becoming more….

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Our Mission

To save lives and end breast cancer forever.

What We Do

Susan G. Komen® Austin is an Austin-based nonprofit committed to saving lives locally and fighting breast cancer globally. Komen Austin is the only local breast cancer organization attacking the disease on all fronts – education, screening, treatment, follow-up care, survivorship support, advocacy and research. The organization serves the women and men in the city’s five-county area battling breast cancer by removing barriers to care for the uninsured and underinsured. Of the funds raised annually, Komen Austin invests up to 75 percent into local community health care grants and educational initiatives; the remaining 25 percent is invested into global research studies to find the cures for breast cancer.

The Difference We Make

In the last six years alone, Komen Austin funding has provided more than 66,000 life-saving breast health services to uninsured and underinsured community members. We are committed to saving lives locally and fighting breast cancer globally. The funds we raise make more breast health services available locally and more research studies possible around the world. No woman should die of breast cancer because she can't access care. We work every day to ensure that survival is the outcome for the women in our community and that one day we will find the cures for breast cancer.

The Difference You Make

Join Komen Austin in the fight to beat breast cancer.  You can donate your time or resources or host a fundraiser in Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis or Williamson Counties.  You can know your normal and encourage those around you to know theirs too.  You can be a listening ear or strong shoulder to family and friends who are in the battle.  And you can be an inspiration and tell your story as a survivor.  There is a place for you in this fight.  Your dollar might be the one that ultimately finds one of the cures.  Your presentation might encourage a listener to get a mammogram and find her cancer at an earlier stage.  Contact us today.  We’re powering the promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever together!

Contact Us

We’re always only a click or a call away.  However you reach us, we are always happy to help you.

Our Sponsors

  • iHeart 103.1 Austin
  • First Trust
  • Lexus of Austin l Lakeway
  • INK
  • Dell
  • Bravelets
  • Freytag’s
  • Texas Oncology
  • Kendra Scott

The Susan G. Komen® Promise:

To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.

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Susan G. Komen® Austin
1705 S Capital of TX Hwy Ste. #130
Austin, TX 78746
P: 512-473-0900
F: 512-473-0999

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Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM

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