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Congrats to Donna Dwire, the 2015 Survivor of the Year

Congratulations to Donna Dwire, the 2015 Komen SD Survivor of the Year! Nominated by her daughter, Brenna, Donna is described as “the perfect example of strength, determination, optimism and perseverance.” Donna was diagnosed with Invasive….

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Does Aspirin Help Prevent Breast Cancer? (Risk and Survival)

Even though Aspirin has been around for over 2,000 years in one form or another, that doesn’t mean that it always cures our problems. Aspirin has been used over the years for pain relief or….

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Casting for Recovery

Casting for Recovery®, a national, nonprofit support and educational program for breast cancer survivors announces two 2 ½ day retreats for women of all ages and in all stages of breast cancer treatment and recovery….

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Komen Spotlight

Debunking Five Common Myths About Breast Cancer Treatment
Debunking Five Common Myths About Breast Cancer Treatment

Myths about breast cancer treatment can actually do more harm than good when a woman is diagnosed and needs to make complex decisions. 

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Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

People diagnosed with metastatic disease face very different challenges than people diagnosed with early breast cancer. Here, we discuss treatment, prognosis and some of the emotional and practical aspects of living with metastatic breast cancer.

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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
  • Townsquare Media
  • 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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