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2016 Race for the Cure Race Results

Thank you for participating in the 7th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure! If you were a chip-timed runner, Race results can be found at the following sites: Mobile Site: Full Results Site:

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Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Affiliate Announces Request for Proposals for Community Grants for FY2017-2018
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The Central Wisconsin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen announces the release for the FY2017-2018 Community Grants.  The GeMS (Grants eManagement System) will be the format used for all grant requests. The Central Wisconsin Affiliate’s current….

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The American Cancer Society Released New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

Komen believes that screenings should be based on individual risk and should be a discussion between the patient and their health care provider. Read our formal statement on access to and coverage for mammography here:….

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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. We're fighting breast cancer in Central Wisconsin. How?
  • Funding programs that support those in the fight to save lives
  • Educating women about breast cancer risk factors, the importance of early detection and the resources that are available to them
What We Do

Komen Central Wisconsin Affiliate serves thousands of Central Wisconsin women in 7 counties as the local source for funding programs that:

  • provide low-cost or free screening mammograms, diagnostic testing and breast cancer treatment to uninsured or underinsured women.
  • provide support services before, during and after breast cancer treatment

We empower Central Wisconsin residents with information about the importance of early detection and breast health.
We donate up 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 2007, Komen Central Wisconsin has invested nearly $1 Million into our 7 county service area via its annual grants program to fund breast health programs and services for medically-under served Central Wisconsin residents.

The Difference We Make
Komen Central Wisconsin 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 women about breast cancer and the resources available along with funding life-saving screening and treatment programs for our neighbors currently battling this disease. Komen Central Wisconsin contributes 25% of net proceeds for national cancer research, but the majority (75%) of the funds we raise in Central Wisconsin help the women of Central Wisconsin. Komen Central Wisconsin funding provided the following in the 2013-14 grant cycle:
  • 36 women received personal workshop training for wellness beyond breast cancer
  • 281 screenings or diagnostic services
  • 1,500 women received breast cancer awareness and prevention educational materials
The Difference You Make
Join Komen Central Wisconsin in the fight to beat breast cancer. You can donate your time or resources, host a fundraiser or speak about this disease across Central Wisconsin. 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.
  • If you have questions about the Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure call: 715-581-8128 If you have general questions about Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin: 715.581.8127
  • Send us an e-mail:

Our Race Sponsors

  • Lamar
  • WDEZ
  • Rock 94.7
  • Fox
  • WIFC
  • Survivorship Sponsors
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Ministry Health Care
  • Surgical Associates
  • WSAU News Talk Radio
  • Channel Nine

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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Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin
PO Box 187
Wausau, WI 54402-0187
Affiliate P: 715-581-8127
Race P: 715-581-8128

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Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 5 PM
Friday 9 AM – 1 PM

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