Our Areas of Work

Susan G. Komen is working to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

Research

  • Understand, prevent and treat metastatic breast cancer.
  • Discover new treatments and technologies to improve outcomes for all patients.
  • Increase access to and participation in clinical trials.

Care

  • Address gaps in access to and utilization of affordable, high-quality health care.
  • Provide access to screening, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Help with transportation, childcare and more so patients can focus on treatment.

Community

  • Provide people with opportunities to share their passion for the movement and compassion for each other.
  • Support survivors, caregivers and those living with MBC.
  • Provide information and guidance to help navigate the care journey.

Action

  • Advocate for more research funding and protections for patients.
  • Educate healthcare providers, policymakers, opinion leaders and the public on the burden of breast cancer.
  • Empower patients and the public to take charge of their breast health.