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July Survivor Spotlight: Fannie Jackson

Mrs. Fannie Appling Jackson is a Macon native, a Komen Central Georgia volunteer, and an inspirational leader to many individuals in our community. Read more on her breast cancer journey, and why she is featured….

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Komen Central Georgia Awards Over $160,000 to Five Local Breast Health Programs and National Research to Find Cures for Breast Cancer

Komen Central Georgia Awards Over $160,000 to Five Local Breast Health Programs and National Research to Find Cures for Breast Cancer $117,025 Funds Local Breast Health Screening, Treatment, Outreach, Education, Support Services; Over $50,000 Underwrites….

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Race for the Cure Returns to Macon, Coming to Mercer on Sept. 26

MACON — One of Central Georgia’s largest 5k runs will return to Macon this year. Susan G. Komen Central Georgia’s Race for the Cure is moving to Mercer University’s campus. The new route will take….

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Komen Spotlight

New BC Susceptibility Gene
New BC Susceptibility Gene

A study published in Nature Genetics marks the discovery of a new susceptibility gene called RECQL, which paves the way for future discoveries that will allow women to assess their risk and take action. 

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Answering Questions About Soy and BC
Answering Questions About Soy and BC

Many women are still looking for answers to key questions about soy’s potential risks and benefits. Ongoing research has helped to answer some of these questions.

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Our Mission

It’s simple.  Komen Central Georgia 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 Central Georgia is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our Central Georgia 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 2000, Komen Central Georgia has raised over $2.5 million with over $1.8 million in local programs and $680,000 in national research grants.

The Difference We Make

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

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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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