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Interim Executive Director Chosen for Komen Austin

AUSTIN, TX (Nov. 24, 2014) – Susan G. Komen® Austin is pleased to announce today that board member Karen Shultz has accepted the position of interim executive director for the non-profit. The current executive director, Christy Casey-Moore, announced that she is….

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Texas Researchers Will Receive More Than $3.9 Million in New Research Funding

DALLAS, TEXAS – Oct. 1, 2014 – Following through on a commitment to young scientists and clinicians, the Susan G. Komen® organization today announced new grants to more than 50 early-career breast cancer researchers —….

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Komen Austin to Fund Life-Saving Breast Health Services in Five Counties

April 10, 2014 – Susan G. Komen Austin today announced its 2014-2015 community partners are Community Action, Inc., CommUnity Care and Women Involved in Nurturing, Giving, Sharing (WINGS). Together, these organizations will deliver free services covering….

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Komen Spotlight

Aspirin and Breast Cancer
Aspirin and Breast Cancer

Although regular aspirin use has been shown to lower the risk of heart attacks, it’s not clear if it has any benefits for breast cancer at this time. Read more in our latest Komen Perspectives….

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Go Passionately Pink!
Go Passionately Pink!

It’s easy to join and go Passionately Pink! Just wear pink, have fun and raise money to fight breast cancer. Everything you need to know is right here!

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Our Mission

It’s simple.  Komen Austin is powering the promise our organization was founded on each day - the promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever.  How?

  • Funding local programs that support those in the fight to save lives.
  • Educating individuals about breast cancer risk factors, the importance of early detection and the resources that are available to them.
  • Funding research, to find better and more individualized treatments and ultimately the cures.
What We Do

Komen Austin is the local resource for women who need free breast cancer screening, education, diagnostic and support services. Our continuum of care is a breast health care model that ensures all of a patient’s needs are met during their cancer journey.

We empower men and women affected by breast cancer in Bastrop, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson Counties with knowledge and resources. 75% of funds raised each year are put to work locally to provide free breast cancer screening, education and medical services as well as financial and emotional support to the uninsured and underinsured in our community. The remaining funds are dedicated solely to research to find better treatments and ultimately the cures. THIS WORK – OUR WORK – SAVES LIVES!

Since 1999 Komen Austin has invested over $14 million locally and in national research in the fight against breast cancer.

The Difference We Make

Komen Austin is part of the big picture to eradicate breast cancer.  While we're committed to ending this dreaded disease, we’re simultaneously focused on saving lives locally until the cures are found.  We are dedicated to educating the Austin area about breast cancer and the resources available to them and to funding life-saving breast health services for the uninsured and underinsured in our area.

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

  • ATT
  • Dell
  • Bravelets
  • Freytag’s
  • Texas Breast Specialists
  • 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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5508 Parkcrest Dr. Ste. #203
Austin, TX 78731
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