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Taking Care of Your Health

With differing opinions and ever-changing guidelines, knowing when to screen for breast cancer can be confusing to say the least. We’ve seen breast cancer affect our young friends, daughters and sisters, and with 1 in 8….

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2016 Survivor of the Year: Jami Gates

We are incredibly excited and honored to award Jami Gates as the 2016 Survivor of the Year! Please read Jami’s nomination, as submitted by friend Stacy Wrightsman, below: Jami’s Survivor Story: Jami had a history….

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Founder’s Appreciation Event

On April 30, Komen South Dakota hosted its first ever Founders Appreciation Event. Marking 10 years since the Affiliate was created, we invited all past Board Members, Race Committee Members, and vital volunteers to come….

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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 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
  • Townsquare Media
  • 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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Sioux Falls, SD 57104
P: 605-271-1751

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