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Komen Staff Invited to Join 2014 Swedish Covenant Women’s Health Council
Leticia

Women’s Health Awareness Council launches three-part speaker series and social media campaign, focused on city’s ‘invisible’ women’s health issues CHICAGO (Sept. 2, 2014) – To help break down the walls that prevent Chicago’s women from receiving….

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Komen Chicago Proudly Announces Appointments of Susan Tybon as CEO
Susan Tybon

Susan Tybon brings over two decades of nonprofit experience to Komen Chicago CHICAGO – Susan G. Komen® – Chicago announced today that it has named Susan Tybon as chief executive officer. Tybon brings more than two….

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Komen Chicago awards nearly 1.3M

Komen Chicago awards nearly 1.3M The Chicagoland Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen honors 17 Local Organizations with grants to support breast cancer screening, treatment, support and patient navigation programs CHICAGO – The Chicagoland Area Affiliate….

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Komen Spotlight

Where do you find your Strength?
Where do you find your Strength?

Nikia Williams found her voice in the midst of a life-long journey with breast cancer. Read Nikia’s story, in her own powerful words.

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Susan G. Komen Invests in the Future of Breast Cancer Research
Susan G. Komen Invests in the Future of Breast Cancer Research

Following through on a commitment to young scientists and clinicians, the Susan G. Komen® organization announced new grants to more than 50 early-career breast cancer researchers.

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Our Mission

It’s simple.  Komen Chicago is fighting breast cancer.  How?

  • Funding 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
What We Do

Komen Chicago is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our five county service area.

We empower the residents in our service area with information about the importance of early detection and breast health. We donate 75 percent of net funds raised to vital local breast health services, and dedicate the remaining 25 percent to national research to find the cures.

Since our inception Komen Chicago has raised over $15 million towards the fight against breast cancer.

The Difference We Make

Komen Chicago is part of the big picture to eradicate breast cancer.  But we’re also focused on the local needs of our neighbors.  We are dedicated to educating the residents in our service area about breast cancer and the resources available along with funding life-saving screening and treatment programs in for our neighbors currently battling this disease.

The Difference You Make

Join Komen Chicago in the fight to beat breast cancer.  You can donate your time or resources  or host a fundraiser in our five county,service area.  You can know your normal and encourage those around you to know theirs.  You can be a listening ear and 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 here to partner with you.

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

  • Thortons
  • Yorktown
  • 101.9 FM
  • CTCA
  • NBC 5 Chicago
  • Walgreens
  • Charizma
  • Aetna
  • Corner Bakery Cafe
  • EZ Movers

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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