Komen Dallas County is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness in Dallas County. Through its 2015-2016 community grants, Komen Dallas County is investing more than $1.379 million into education, diagnosis, treatment and support programs here in Dallas County provided by thirteen local programs that serve uninsured or underinsured Dallas County Residents. Since it was founded in 1992, Komen Dallas County has invested more than $23 million in local breast health agencies and organizations.
The funds Komen Dallas County grants to community programs in the Dallas area have made a positive difference in the lives of those living with this deadly disease. During the 2015-2016 grant year, our local funding provided support to thousands of Dallas County residents. Here’s a look at some successes from last year.
- 14,131 services provided
- 11,987 people received breast cancer education
- 3,870 mammograms provided
- 1,1142 diagnostic tests performed
- 304 people received treatment assistance
- 149 Affiliate funded mobile mammography unit events
- 73 breast cancers detected
The remaining 25 percent of net funds were invested in the Susan G. Komen Research Grants program managed at the national level. To learn more about Susan G. Komen’s research investment, click here. Komen Dallas County has been able to invest more than $7.5 million solely toward research since it was founded in 1992.