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Mission Statement

The mission of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancxer Foundation is to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment.

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The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation was established in 1982 by Nancy Brinker to honor the memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died from breast cancer at the age of 36. Today, the Foundation is an international organization with a network of more than 75,000 volunteers working through local Affiliates and events like the Komen Race for the Cure to eradicate breast cancer as a life -threatening disease. A global leader in the fight against breast cancer, the Foundation fulfills its mission through support of innovative breast cancer research grants, meritorious awards and educational, scientific, and community outreach programs around the world. Together with its Affiliate Network, corporate partners and generous donors, the Komen Foundation has raised nearly $600 million for the fight against breast cancer

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http://www.komenphiladelphia.org

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