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Help & FAQs

We’ve redesigned our award-winning website in order to share the information most relevant to you. Our home page carousel highlights Komen community advocates helping to further our mission. We continue to provide up-to-the-minute information about breast cancer research, local outreach programs and volunteer opportunities, public policy initiatives, events, including Race for the Cure® and Komen programs and partners. Learn about ways to interact and connect with others through our Message Boards, connect with us through our Helpline, get information en Español and find out how Komen is fighting to end breast cancer through Our Global Reach.

As the global leader in breast cancer, we strive to support you with the information that’s important to you.

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Finding Your Way Around

We have reorganized some of the content and improved the navigation of our site to help you find things more easily.

Understanding Breast Cancer
If you’ve been recently diagnosed, been affected by a loved one’s diagnosis, or need more information to help you understand breast cancer, consider this is your one-stop resource. Here you’ll find the latest on diagnosis and treatment, risk factors and screening, and a host of other topics—including complementary therapies, quality medical care, and life after treatment. You’ll also find a wealth of educational materials, interactive tools, and support groups.

Get Involved
In this section, you’ll find hundreds of different ways to get involved. From participating in one of our many events to volunteering and even becoming an activist to help us achieve important legislative objectives. Our goal is to raise funds and awareness in the battle against breast cancer, and together, with your help, we can make a difference. You can also find your local Komen affiliate and discover career opportunities at Susan G. Komen For The Cure®.

Research & Grants
Since 1982, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has funded research grants and community-based outreach projects that focus on breast health education, screening and treatment for the medically underserved. In this section, you can learn about our scholarships, apply for grants, and read about previous grant recipients and their work. You can also find the latest breast cancer research including results from individual studies ranging from risk factors to treatment and support.

Partners & Sponsors
Breast cancer research wouldn't be possible without the support of our corporate partners and sponsors. These relationships offer consumers a variety of ways to get involved in the fight against breast cancer. Here, you can learn more about our corporate partners and sponsors and see how you can help as a consumer. You can also discover ways for your business to become more socially responsible by working with Susan G. Komen For The Cure®.
Gifts and educational materials from the Komen for the Cure® make a powerful statement. This is a wonderful opportunity to share information about breast health and breast cancer, or give a meaningful gift to someone special in your life. Your purchase and commitment to our organization help support research, education, screening and treatment programs around the world.

The generosity of our donors is vital as we continue our efforts to help breast cancer patients today, and invest in the health of future generations. There are many ways to make a donation, including online, by phone or mail, or through planned gifts, workplace contributions, or gifts of stock. And whether you wish to make a general donation, celebrate a loved one’s survivorship, mark a special occasion, or remember a loved one or friend through a memorial donation, every single contribution helps our fight.