Educational Materials

Looking for breast health materials? Visit Susan G. Komen’s national educational materials page where you can download, bookmark, or share important information with loved ones. Each material has a wealth of knowledge to assist you in understanding breast cancer.

Top Materials to Get You Started:

In addition, many of the educational materials are available in Spanish, and some materials are available in other languages. You can find these materials on the Translated Materials page.

Are you involved in Girl Scouts? Download our Badge, Journey, & Awards Support Guide for ways Komen OC can support your learning and experiential goals!

Wig Salon

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with cancer? Do you need support with finding a wig?

Komen Orange County is proud to offer FREE Wig Salon services to any OC resident who may be in need of help. Those who visit the salon can try on different styles and have the option of selecting 1- wig, 1- hat and 1- scarf; must be an Orange County resident with a cancer diagnosis to qualify.

Give us a call at 714.957.9157 to get started.

REAL PINK Podcast

Real Pink is taking real conversations about breast cancer from the doctor’s office to the living room (presented by Susan G. Komen). Hosted by Adam Walker, episodes feature candid conversations with survivors, researchers, physicians, and more. Find answers to your toughest questions and clear, actionable steps to live a better life, longer. At Real Pink, compassionate storytelling meets real inspiration, and real support. Available on most major podcast apps! Learn more.

Community Partners (Grantees)

Susan G. Komen® Orange County is the local source for funding breast cancer detection, support and educational awareness. Komen Orange County  has invested more than $40 million in education, diagnosis, treatment and support programs that serve uninsured or underinsured residents in our local community. To learn more about how these programs and services are selected for funding by Komen Orange County click here.

2020 Komen Orange County Community Partners

With the many uncertainties that lie ahead with COVID-19, our mission and dedication to our community partners remains persistent and steadfast. The comprehensive work of the local Orange County organizations we are proud to fund  through our FY21 Community Grant Program is vital to the health and breast cancer community. As we navigate through this ever-changing landscape, we will continue to work closely with each partner to understand their needs with support and flexibility.

Around $400,000 was awarded to the following non-profit, community-based organizations:

AltaMed Health Services
Breast Cancer Early Detection and Care Program

Breast Cancer Solutions
Enabling Access: Financial Assistance for women undergoing breast cancer treatment who meet the program qualifications.

Korean Community Services
Breast Cancer Screening, Linkage and Education for Low-Income Orange County Korean Language Speakers

North Orange County Regional Health Foundation
Patient Navigation and Reducing Barriers to Care

 

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties
PPOSBC Breast Health Program

Share Our Selves
SOS Women’s Health Initiative

Vietnamese American Cancer Foundation
Breast Health Initiative

If you need a mammogram and are uninsured, please contact: 

CA’s Cancer Detection Program
Every Woman Counts
800.511.2300

OR Click HERE for additional Orange County Every Woman Counts sites.

If you are insured, please seek medical advice from your physician and coverage from your insurance provider.

If you require additional assistance, please contact Lauren Fix at 714.957.9157 ext. 41, lfix@komenoc.org  or for Spanish, contact Ambrocia Lopez at ext. 25, alopez@komenoc.org.

Komen Treatment Assistance Program(s)

Susan G. Komen® has a National Treatment Assistance Program to help those who are facing financial challenges during breast cancer treatment. Limited financial assistance, education and psychosocial support services are available to low-income, underinsured or uninsured women and men across the country who meet pre-determined eligibility criteria. To learn more about the national program, visit komen.org.

National Breast Cancer Support Hotline

If you or a loved one needs information about breast health or breast cancer, call our breast care helpline to speak with a trained specialist or oncology social worker at 1-877 GO KOMEN (1-877-465-6636) or email at helpline@komen.org.

“The representative was kind, patient, and took time to google/find what information she had access to on the diagnosis. I appreciate her helpfulness.” – Irvine Resident (92616)