Komen Upstate New York Mission Pillar Partners

Behind every benchmark of progress, there is a committed partner who believes in the good of the mission.

These organizations continue to shape the face of the breast cancer movement across Upstate New York. Each of our regional Mission Pillar Partners is invested in the Komen mission year-round. They support the following focus areas of:

Central New York Mission Pillar Partner

The Upstate Cancer Center is Central New York’s most comprehensive resource for cancer care and offers the most advanced outpatient treatment, clinical research studies, and support services all in one convenient location.
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Upstate Cancer Center is proud to support the ongoing mission work of Susan G. Komen Upstate New York. In working with so many who are touched by breast cancer day-in and day-out, we know firsthand the value of funding advanced research, of providing the highest quality of care for patients, of working within our communities to educate and screen, and of turning education into tangible actions.
– Dr. Jeffrey Bogart, Cancer Center Interim Director

Beyond their partnership as the exclusive Central New York Mission Pillar Sponsor, Upstate Cancer Center also leads the She Matters initiative, with support of the Komen Upstate Affiliate. She Matters is a peer-to-peer community outreach program focusing on women in the Syracuse Housing Authority Locations. Over 500 women have had a mammogram, and over 1,500 women have been reached through educational communication around breast care. Learn more here…

Western New York Mission Pillar Partners

Roswell Park brings together the best medical and scientific minds in cancer care. Located in Downtown Buffalo, NY,  Roswell Park is dedicated to our mission to understand, prevent and cure cancer. Learn more…



Great Lakes Cancer Care was born out of a simple idea-to harness Western New York’s top talent and most advanced technology in a unique collaboration to diagnose, treat, and yes, cure cancer. Learn more…

Quality care is imperative to winning the fight again breast cancer. We see patients – and their loved ones – who are affected by this horrific disease every day. Because of this, we know the urgent need for continued access to the best care possible. We are proud to support the ongoing work of Susan G. Komen as they push forward to ensure that mammograms, clinical breast exams, treatment assistance, and appropriate supports are available for all in our community.
– Dr. Meeghan Lauttner, Great Lakes Cancer Care Breast Surgeon

Through collaborative partnerships, Great Lakes Cancer Care reaches into communities large and small. Through relationships with a variety of providers across Western New York, they provide community-based diagnostic services, treatment, outreach programs, and education throughout the whole region.