Navigation Links
Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)'s Founder, Nancy G. Brinker, Reengages With Organization Following Tenure as U.S. Chief of Protocol
Date:3/9/2009

Return to Private Life Increases Volunteer Time to World's Largest Breast Cancer Organization Founded in Her Sister's Memory

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy G. Brinker ignited the global breast cancer movement 29 years ago by promising her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died at age 36 of the disease, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer. Now that her two-year tenure as U.S. Chief of Protocol has ended, Ambassador Brinker is able to increase the time she has available for the organization she founded in 1982 in her sister's memory.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO)

"It was a privilege to serve my country as U.S. Chief of Protocol," said Ambassador Brinker. "But I am thrilled to once again focus my time and energies to fulfilling my promise to my sister to end breast cancer forever."

Ambassador Brinker has devoted her life to ensuring that everyone, from sitting United States presidents and members of Congress, to top medical experts and social leaders across the globe, understand and address the toll that breast cancer takes on society, families, the economy and the future. It is one reason she is globally known as a change agent, and was named one of TIME's "100 Most Influential People" in 2008.

Ambassador Brinker's tenure as a U.S. diplomat - first in 2001-2003 as U.S. Ambassador to Hungary and in 2007-2008 as Chief of Protocol - exposed her firsthand to the need for what she terms health diplomacy, creating alliances worldwide with non-governmental organizations, U.S. and foreign officials, the medical community and in-country experts.

"We've made tremendous strides here in the United States in bringing breast cancer out of the shadows, so that today in the United States, we have dramatical
'/>"/>

SOURCE Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. PRA International Adds Dr. Susan Stansfield as Executive Vice President
2. President George W. Bush Appoints Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder as Chief of Protocol
3. Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Names Susan Bertonaschi Program Officer, Better Beginnings
4. Forbes Honors Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder as Trailblazer
5. Celebrities Pledge to Wear Pink, End Breast Cancer Forever With Susan G. Komen for the Cure
6. PNY Technologies and Susan G. Komen for the Cure Partner to Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer
7. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Partners With the Original Butter Bell(R) Crock Developer
8. Susan G. Komen for the Cures Phoenix Affiliate, State Officials, Survivors and Advocates Call for Action on Breast Cancer
9. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Launches Unprecedented Global Expansion Program in 10 Countries
10. In Celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Susan G. Komen for the Cure San Diego Announces Opportunities for San Diegans to Get Involved in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
11. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Appoints Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez to Scientific Advisory Board
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July ... boy" disease can often be cured with a stem cell ... critical, a new study finds. Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), ... group of rare genetic disorders that all but eliminate the ... infections. The term "bubble boy" became popular after a ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 Recently, Agebc.com, a popular online ... revealed its new selection of trendy mother of the ... offered at promotional prices now, up to 68% off. , ... adding the new range of mother of the bride dresses. ... international clients. So far, our online shop has received thousands ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 A ... Heart Specialists is helping patients who have an ... is used for ablation procedures for patients such ... electrophysiologists at Baptist Heart Specialists were the ... new catheter this past spring, according to Biosense ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 Bedros Keuilian’s Fit Body Boot Camp ... other countries. At his annual Fitness Business Summits, some of ... their marketing strategies. But in his latest blog post, he ... marketing a personal training business is to create free ... personal trainer has a certain area that they really feel ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Lauderdale, FL. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... – USARAD Holdings Inc. a leading US Joint ... offers the most innovative and technologically advanced consumer ... SecondOpinions.com®. The teleradiology leader is providing valued members ... platform enhancing the extraordinary services already offered by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease 2Health News:Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease 3Health News:Mother of the Bride Dresses Now Available With Great Discounts at Agebc.com 2Health News:New Catheter Improves Outcomes for Abnormal Heart Beat 2Health News:New Catheter Improves Outcomes for Abnormal Heart Beat 3Health News:Bedros Keuilian’s New Post Explains the Value of Fitness Information Products in Marketing a Personal Training Business 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian’s New Post Explains the Value of Fitness Information Products in Marketing a Personal Training Business 3Health News:SECONDOPINIONS.COM® Introduces Innovative Cloud-Based Medical Imaging Exchange Service for Easy Upload, Access and Sharing Anytime/Anywhere 2Health News:SECONDOPINIONS.COM® Introduces Innovative Cloud-Based Medical Imaging Exchange Service for Easy Upload, Access and Sharing Anytime/Anywhere 3
... March 3 Shopko has some groundbreaking,news for Council Bluffs. ... as well as a fifth store to the suburban Omaha ... This month, Shopko will open the first new store ... a departure from the look and layout of,current Shopko stores. ...
... Frances Barras of Nederland,Texas, along with her husband ... manufacturers because she has developed mesothelioma from,washing and ... They are represented by Dallas-based Baron & Budd, ... a refinery worker at the,Beaumont DuPont facility between ...
... attack patients have a higher risk for sudden death in ... by researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. ... , "There,s a two- to four-fold increase in a person,s ... happen to be depressed," says Robert. M. Carney, Ph.D., lead ...
... Park Dental, a Twin Cities area,group dental practice ... Dental,community for 40-years, announced today that it has ... practice from its Boston, Massachusetts-based,administrative services provider, American ... result of the settlement of a lawsuit in ...
... Indevus,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV ) announced today that ... Officer and Chairman of,the Board of Directors later this year ... said, "After 15 years at the helm of the company ... right for me to retire from this marvelous,company. Over the ...
... --- Testosterone appears to protect people against eating disorders, ... just social influences -- are linked to anorexia and ... University. , An ongoing, six-year study of 538 sets ... in the womb with male twins have lower risk ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Shopko Announces New Prototype Store in Council Bluffs 2Health News:Woman Sues DuPont and Asbestos Manufacturers After Developing Mesothelioma From Exposure to Asbestos in Husband's Work Clothes 2Health News:Clinical depression raises risk of death for heart attack patients years after attack 2Health News:Clinical depression raises risk of death for heart attack patients years after attack 3Health News:Park Dental Announces Separation From Its Administrative Service Provider 2Health News:Park Dental Announces Separation From Its Administrative Service Provider 3Health News:Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces Retirement Plans For Its CEO and Chairman 2Health News:Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces Retirement Plans For Its CEO and Chairman 3Health News:MSU research indicates testosterone could guard against eating disorders 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, ... specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company ... from its partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation (Asahi ... successful submission of a regulatory application to the ... XIAFLEX ® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) for the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)...  There is still time to share your ... Annual Institute for Supply Management ® – ... Management is open for submissions.  The annual competition ... of supply management by recognizing supply management organizations ... practices.  Entries are due August 22, 2014. ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical ... vascular surgery, announced today that its Board of Directors ... quarter 2014 of $0.03 per share of common stock ... will be paid on September 19, 2014 to all ... The ex-dividend date for the quarterly dividend is September ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 4Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX Milestone: Partner Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation Completes Regulatory Submission For Dupuytren's Contracture In Japan 5Institute for Supply Management, Michigan State University to recognize companies with excellent supply management practices 2CryoLife Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend for the Third Quarter 2014 2CryoLife Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend for the Third Quarter 2014 3
... II data show RAD001 significantly increased efficacy of, letrozole tablets in women with newly diagnosed hormone-positive ... cancer, ... ... breast cancer by ...
... Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting -, ... 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/,-- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... today announced safety and efficacy results,from a ... picoplatin and,liposomal doxorubicin in patients with advanced ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 2Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 3Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 4Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 5Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 6Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 7Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 8Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments 9Poniard Announces Positive Efficacy and Safety Data From Phase 1 Trial of Picoplatin in Multiple Tumor Types Including Ovarian Cancer 2Poniard Announces Positive Efficacy and Safety Data From Phase 1 Trial of Picoplatin in Multiple Tumor Types Including Ovarian Cancer 3Poniard Announces Positive Efficacy and Safety Data From Phase 1 Trial of Picoplatin in Multiple Tumor Types Including Ovarian Cancer 4Poniard Announces Positive Efficacy and Safety Data From Phase 1 Trial of Picoplatin in Multiple Tumor Types Including Ovarian Cancer 5
... Shaker provides the exact agitation needed ... very slow to fast speed and ... a gentle wave motion that lifts ... membranes to achieve faster, more uniform ...
Conversion Kits For Modular Incubator Chamber...
Conversion Kits For Modular Incubator Chamber...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: