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Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Strengthens Global Mission With Addition of Vice President, International
Date:10/29/2008

survivor and activist Billye Aaron, wife of baseball great Hank

Aaron, to Ghana to officially launch the Ghana Breast Cancer Alliance.

In the same week, the first-ever Tanzania Race for the Cure(R) was held,

organized by the Tanzania Breast Cancer Foundation in collaboration with

Komen.

About the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Global Promise Fund(R)

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Global Promise Fund is dedicated to reaching underserved people in areas where breast cancer death rates are highest by increasing breast health awareness; improving access to detection and treatment; recruiting and funding medical staff; providing services to breast cancer survivors and their families, and recruiting and training lay ambassadors to promote breast cancer awareness and treatment messages in underserved areas around the globe.

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, 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. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, we have invested more than $1.2 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit http://www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.


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