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SUSAN G. KOMEN® ANNOUNCES NEARLY $33 MILLION IN NEW RESEARCH FUNDING TO SUPPORT BOLD GOAL

SUSAN G. KOMEN® ANNOUNCES NEARLY $33 MILLION IN NEW RESEARCH FUNDING TO SUPPORT BOLD GOAL OF CUTTING BREAST CANCER MORTALITY BY 50 PERCENT Grants Focus on Areas with Greatest Potential to Save Lives DALLAS –….

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SAVE THE DATE – Race for the Cure – April 29, 2017!

SAVE THE DATE! The 2017 Race for the Cure is on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest and most successful fundraising and education event for….

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The Ribbon Report – September
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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 Virginia Blue Ridge 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 Virginia Blue Ridge is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our 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 2008, the Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate has funded over $2 million in local programs and over $700,000 in breast cancer research.

The Difference We Make

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

  • The Branch Group
  • Carilion Clinic
  • LewisGale
  • Centra
  • Finks
  • Ford
  • Perdue
  • Pro Source
  • WSLS10
  • Kroger

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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4910 Valley View Blvd., Suite 212
Roanoke, VA, 24012
P: 540-400-8222
F: 540-400-8774
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Office Hours
Monday – Thursday 9 AM – 5 PM
Friday 9 AM - 4 PM

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