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Historic Breast Cancer Global Advocate Summit Convenes in Budapest, Hungary on September 29-30
Date:9/26/2007

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Brings Together Breast Cancer Advocates from

More than 30 Countries

BUDAPEST, Hungary, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- "Ignite the Promise: Global Advocate Summit" is a first-of-its-kind meeting of breast cancer activists from around the world. The Summit will team delegates from diverse professions, cultures and experiences to enable them to share strategies on how to increase breast cancer awareness, early detection and treatment options in their countries. Their collective efforts will help reduce the stigma a breast cancer diagnosis can bring and, ultimately, end the disease.

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EVENT #1: Saturday, September 29, 2007, 15:00-17:00 Local Time

WHAT: Opening Session and Keynote Address

Featuring remarks from:

-- Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, Founder, Susan G. Komen for

Cure

-- Hala Moddelmog, President and CEO, Susan G. Komen for Cure

-- Dr. Klara Dobrev, wife of Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc

Gyurcsanys

-- Dr. Ben Anderson, Chair/Director, Breast Health Global

Initiative

-- Special Video Message from U.S. First Lady Laura Bush

WHERE: Le Meridien Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

EVENT #2: Sunday, September 30, 2007, 8:00-10:00 Local Time

WHAT: Closing Session and Special Presentation

Featuring Remarks from:

-- Ambassador Karen Hughes, U.S. Under Secretary of State for

Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

WHERE: Le Meridien Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

In addition, Summit delegates will be sharing their experiences via live web blog at http://globaladvocatesummit.blogspot.com beginning Saturday, September 29!!

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. For more information, visit http://www.komen.org.


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