Susan G. Komen

Our Vision: A World Without Breast Cancer

Our Mission: To save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.


About Susan G. Komen®:
Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen has an unmatched, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide. We advocate for patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to high-quality care, offer direct patient support and empower people with trustworthy information. Founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life, Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly searching for tomorrow’s cures. Visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social media at www.komen.org/contact-us/follow-us/.

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Katie Couric and Paula Schneider: Sharing Cancer Journeys One Letter At a Time

October 29, 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with television journalist Katie Couric and Susan G. Komen CEO Paula Schneider about their experiences with cancer, and the advice they offered their pre-cancer selves.

Addressing Gynecologic Health During and After Cancer

June 18, 2020

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a breast surgical oncologist and gynecologic surgeon about why the topic of gynecologic health is a taboo subject when it comes to cancer treatment, and what patients can do to treat those changes.