Susan G. Komen Is Leading The Race For A Cure In Arizona


The Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona (Komen CAN AZ) is known for its commitment against breast cancer. It renders service to all of northern and central Arizona, including Apache, La Paz, Coconino, Gila, Mohave, Maricopa, Pinal, Navajo, and Yavapai counties. Komen CAN AZ has nine local staff and over 1,500 community members as volunteers.

To fulfill its goal of saving lives and putting an end to breast cancer through empowering people, providing quality care, and supporting breast cancer research, Komen CAN AZ conducts several fund-raising events. Seventy-five percent of its net income goes to the community to be used for essential breast cancer services, while the remaining 25% is given to the Komen Award and Research Grants Program that funds breast cancer research.

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