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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_G._Komen_for_the_Cure

Susan G. Komen, formerly known as Susan G. Komen for the Cure and originally as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, often referred to as simply Komen, is the largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States. Since its inception in 1982, Komen has spent (through 2010) nearly $1.5  ...

ww5.komen.org/AboutUs/AboutUs.html

In 1980, Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became the Susan G. Komen® organization and the beginning of a global movement. What was started with $200 and a shoebox full of potential donor names has now ...

ww5.komen.org/AboutUs/NancyBrinker.html

... presented by the Centers for Disease Control, the Porter Prize presented by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, the Forbes Trailblazer Award, Ladies Home Journal's 100 Most Important Women of the 20th Century, the Anti-Defamation League Americanism Award, and Biography Magazine's 25 ...

ww5.komen.org/AboutUs/OurWork.html

Learn how Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever.

ww5.komen.org/AboutUs/MessageFromOurFounder.html

As I look back over the last 30 years since I founded Susan G. Komen for the Cure, I am amazed at our accomplishments. What began as a promise to my dying sister, Susan G. Komen, has evolved into the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ...

ww5.komen.org/AboutUs/OurPeople.html

Paula Schneider is president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®, responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operation of Komen's research, community health, public policy advocacy and global programs. Schneider brings a personal perspective to Komen's mission as a breast cancer survivor whose mother died of  ...

komennorthwestnc.org/about-us/history

The mission of Susan G. Komen® is to eradicate breast cancer as a life threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening and treatment. Our guiding principles were born from a simple promise made between two sisters… We believe in the power of the individual – recognizing the extreme value of one and ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1508105

Susan Goodman Komen died at the age of 36. Founded in her memory in 1982, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was born from a sister's love and a solemn promise to do something to stop breast cancer from taking more lives. Within 2 years of Suzy's death, it was Nancy who was battling breast cancer and  ...

lisabadams.com/2012/02/03/why-i-divorced-the-susan-g-komen-foundation-years-ago

Feb 3, 2012 ... I've been public about my criticisms of the Susan G. Komen Foundation for a few years. That criticism has not been easy; after all, I'm criticizing a huge organization which claims to be committed to finding a “cure” for the disease I have. Even my choice of words there is related to my criticism of Komen; ...