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Mission Statement

Our Promise

To save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all, and energizing science to find the cures.

At Susan G. Komen for the Cure, our promise is our mission ending breast cancer forever by . . .

Empowering people to take charge of their health care through awareness and early detection and, if diagnosed, to survive.

Ensuring quality of care for all, regardless of race, ethnic background, language, income or insurance status.

Energizing science to find the causes and cures of breast cancer and, ultimately, to prevent breast cancer.

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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 Komen Foundation is a global leader in the fight against breast cancer through its support of innovative research, meritorious awards, community-based outreach programs and its advancement of the life-saving message of early detection to millions of women and men. The Foundation is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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