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Ottumwa Race for the Cure  Registration is open for this year’s Race for the Cure Ottumwa on Saturday, May 7! Sign up by April 14 for only $20! Registration fees increase after that! Click here….

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2015 Research Grants Announced

Komen is proud to award 124 new grants to breast cancer or breast cancer researchers, working toward prevention and treatments for aggressive and metastatic disease. Learn more.  

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Komen Spotlight

Palliative Care for Breast Cancer
Palliative Care for Breast Cancer

Palliative care is a special type of health care for people with a serious illness. Its goal is to improve the quality of life of both patients and their families.

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What You Need to Know About Breast Density
What You Need to Know About Breast Density

Breast density is an important breast cancer risk factor that can also affect the ability of mammograms to detect some tumors.

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Our Mission

At Susan G. Komen Iowa, our mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. Our Vision: A world without breast cancer.?

What We Do

Komen Iowa is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our 91 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.

The Difference We Make

Komen Iowa 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 Iowa in the fight to beat breast cancer.  You can donate your time or resources  or host a fundraiser in our 91 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

  • Community 1st Credit Union
  • Ottumwa Regional Health Center
  • Iowa Radiology
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Iowa Wild
  • American Equity Investment Life Insurance
  • McDonalds
  • Merle Hay
  • American Enterprise
  • Star 102.5

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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Susan G. Komen Iowa
3850 Merle Hay Road #405
Des Moines, IA 50310
P: 515-309-0095
info@komeniowa.org

Office Hours
Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM

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