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Press Release- Susan G. Komen® Austin Awards $428,687 in Grants to Local Community Health Partners

AUSTIN, TX – Susan G. Komen® Austin has awarded eight health care grants to six local community health partners for the 2016-17 grant cycle. A celebration luncheon to honor the community health partners will be….

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Lydia Hopper earns Volunteer Leave to work on Austin Race for the Cure Project

Wells Fargo’s Volunteer Leave Program was established to recognize our team members for their commitment to making our communities a better place to live and work.  Strengthening our communities is an integral part of Wells Fargo’s….

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MAD About Pink! 2016 Press Release

MAD About Pink! Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 11, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT Katie Robertson Tel: 512-684-3883 Email: MAD About PINK! Press Release 2016

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Komen Spotlight

Palliative Care for Breast Cancer
Palliative Care for Breast Cancer

Palliative care is a special type of health care for people with a serious illness. Its goal is to improve the quality of life of both patients and their families.

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What You Need to Know About Breast Density
What You Need to Know About Breast Density

Breast density is an important breast cancer risk factor that can also affect the ability of mammograms to detect some tumors.

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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 five years alone, Komen Austin funding has provided more than 64,000 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!

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

Our Sponsors

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  • 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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