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Central Wis. Komen quick facts

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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:

o 36 women received personal workshop training for wellness beyond breast cancer

o 281 screenings or diagnostic services

o 1,500 women received breast cancer awareness and prevention educational materials

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