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How Many Lives Have We Touched?
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1 woman in the U.S. will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes. 520 women and 3 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in South Dakota this year. Komen South Dakota recognizes these numbers…..

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Meet the Staff- Meagan Huisman

Originally from Ontario, Canada, Affiliate Coordinator Meagan Huisman has spent most of her life in the Midwest. Huisman and her family moved to Sioux Center, Iowa when she was six years old. Growing up, she….

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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 South Dakota 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 South Dakota is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in South Dakota.

We empower the women and men in our state 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 2005 Komen South Dakota has raised over $1.4 million for in local programs and $300,000 has been invested in national research grants.

The Difference We Make

Komen South Dakota 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 women and men of South Dakota about breast cancer and the resources available along with funding life-saving screening and treatment programs in for those currently battling this disease.

The Difference You Make

Join Komen South Dakota in the fight to beat breast cancer.  You can donate your time or resources  or host a fundraiser.  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

  • Henkin Schultz
  • PREMIER
  • Results Radio
  • KELOLAND
  • Empire Productions
  • First Dakota National Bank
  • Sanford Health
  • Lewis Drug

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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