Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the U.S. government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $988 million in research and provided more than $2.2 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs. Komen has worked in more than 60 countries worldwide. Komen was founded b Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen Ozark is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Komen Ozark has invested $11 million in community health programs in 10 counties and has contributed nearly $3.75 million in research. For more information, call (479) 750-PINK or visit http://www.komenozark.org.
The Mission of Susan G. Komen is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
No person with breast cancer should be forced to spend more time fighting their way through the health care system than fighting the disease.