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Komen Austin Recognizes Eight Local Community Health Care Organizations that Receive Over $614,000 at the Community Luncheon

MEDIA CONTACT: Nique Mayo Susan G. Komen® Austin Tel: 512.684.3883 nmayo@komenaustin.org   Komen Austin Recognizes Eight Local Community Health Care Organizations that Receive Over $614,000 at the Community Luncheon Dell Medical School at The University….

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Komen Austin Grants Over $614,000 to Local Community Health Care Organizations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Nique Mayo, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications Susan G. Komen® Austin (512)684-3883 or nmayo@komenaustin.org Komen Austin Grants Over $614,000 to Local Community Health….

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Komen Advocates Push for the Passing of House Bill 3194

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Brynn Biddle, Marketing & Communications Manager (512)684-3875 or brynn@komenaustin.org   Breast Cancer Survivors Ask State Lawmakers to Remove Barriers to Mammography Survivors and advocates….

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Komen Spotlight

Debunking Five Common Myths About Breast Cancer Treatment
Debunking Five Common Myths About Breast Cancer Treatment

Myths about breast cancer treatment can actually do more harm than good when a woman is diagnosed and needs to make complex decisions. 

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Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

People diagnosed with metastatic disease face very different challenges than people diagnosed with early breast cancer. Here, we discuss treatment, prognosis and some of the emotional and practical aspects of living with metastatic breast cancer.

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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 32,000 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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  • 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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