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Peoria Memorial Timed Race Results
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Peoria Memorial Race Results.   Participants who placed in the Peoria Memorial Race may pick up medals at Komen Memorial  in the Metro Centre. Weekdays|10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Springfield Timed Race Results
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Komen Springfield Race Results.  Participants who placed in the Springfield Race may pick up medals at IPHA; 223 S. 3rd St.|Springfield, IL|Weekdays 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  

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Komen Memorial $531,343 In Local Grants
Grant mammogram

Susan G. Komen Memorial announces more than $531,000 in grants awarded to agencies throughout its 36-county service area for programs which provide breast health awareness, education, and screening.

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Komen Spotlight

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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Palliative Care for Breast Cancer
Palliative Care for Breast Cancer

Palliative care is a special type of health care for people with a serious illness. Its goal is to improve the quality of life of both patients and their families.

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Our Mission

It’s simple. Komen Memorial 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 Memorial is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in our 36-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 1986 Komen Memorial has raised more than $13 million with over $9.3 million in local programs and $3.4 million in national research grants.

The Difference We Make

Komen Memorial 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 Memorial in the fight to beat breast cancer. You can donate your time or resources or host a fundraiser in our 36-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.

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- Meet Our Sponsors -

  • OSF St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Bloomington Thunder
  • Pantagraph
  • Radio Bloomington
  • Community Cancer Center
  • Masters Bros.
  • Myriad
  • McDonalds
  • Illinois Times
  • HSH St. Johns Hospital
  • Memorial Health System
  • Kroger
  • Caterpillar
  • RLI
  • KOMATSU
  • Bremer Jewelry
  • State Journal Register
  • Kroger
  • Adams
  • CMFI
  • Newhoff
  • South Side Bank
  • Philippi Hagenbuch
  • Hardee’s
  • IPHA
  • WEEK-HOI TV
  • Avantis
  • HyVee
  • WICS
  • Journal Star
  • Springfield Clinic
  • CEFCU
  • FitClub
  • Par-A-Dice Hotel
  • Denney Jewelers
  • Metro Centre
  • Mix 1069
  • UnityPoint Health
  • Schnucks

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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