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Susan G. Komen Knoxville Announce Class of 2016 Pink Tie Guys

This year, we are focusing not only on awareness and a Pink Tie,  but we are asking these men and everyone in our community to be More than Pink!   Komen has announced a Bold Goal….

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Susan G. Komen sets bold goal to reduce U.S. breast cancer deaths by 50% in 10 years

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Andrea Rader                                                                                      Amy Dunaway Susan G. Komen®                                                                              Susan G. Komen® Knoxville 972-855-4382                                                                                      865.599.0104 press@komen.org                                                                               info@komenknoxville.org     SUSAN G. KOMEN SETS BOLD GOAL TO REDUCE U.S. BREAST CANCER DEATHS BY 50….

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Susan G. Komen® Knoxville Offering Grant Writing Workshop in September

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Susan G. Komen® Knoxville Offering Grant Writing Workshop in September Komen Knoxville’s workshop to review guidelines, grant application process for 2017-2018 funding KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Aug. 15, 2016 – Susan G. Komen® Knoxville….

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Komen Spotlight

Komen’s Bold Goal
Komen’s Bold Goal

The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization announced a bold plan to reduce the nation’s 40,000 breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in 10 years.

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Update on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer
Update on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer

The study of genetics and breast cancer has evolved rapidly over the past decade. In the past, genetic testing looked at only one or two genes, but now panel or multi-gene testing is becoming more….

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Our Mission

It’s simple.  Komen Knoxville 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 Knoxville is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our 16 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 1997 Komen Knoxville has granted over $9.06 million with over $6.6 million in local programs and $2.3 million in national research grants.

The Difference We Make

Komen Knoxville 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 Knoxville in the fight to beat breast cancer.  You can donate your time or resources  or host a fundraiser in our 16 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

  • Thompson Cancer Survival Center
  • Hart Graphics
  • Belk
  • Ford
  • Kroger
  • UT Medical Center

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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