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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Lilly and Susan G. Komen® Partner to Address Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes Experienced By Black Women

October 22, 2021

Breast cancer survivor, U.S. Olympian and high jump American record holder Chaunté Lowe joins Komen, Lilly in taking action to improve breast cancer health equity. Partnership to expand support services for Black women in the Midwest and across the U.S. to help close the 40% mortality gap in breast cancer.