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Susan G. Komen for the Cure Launches Komen Community Challenge With Governor's Pink Ribbon Week Proclamation and Executive Mansion Reception
Date:10/16/2007

to quality care that make breast cancer deadlier for some women," said Kathleen Scharl, President of the NC Triangle Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure at the Monday night reception.

In the United States, a woman has about a 13 percent risk -- or one in eight -- of developing breast cancer in her lifetime. Low-income women are more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer and are three times more likely to die from the disease. This year alone, more than 6,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in North Carolina and more than 1,200 will die of the disease.

"The most significant risk factors for getting breast cancer are being female and getting older. We need more breast care navigators who can help women make sense of the health care system. We need more funding for cancer research. Most of all, we need to move beyond talk and into action," said Scharl.

At the reception, Komen unveiled public service announcements featuring First Lady Mary Easley and Coach Kay Yow. The PSAs will air on WRAL-TV as part of the Komen Community Challenge. State Health Director, Dr. Leah Devlin provided additional remarks regarding BCCCP and public health. The evening concluded when family members of the late Sen. Jeanne Hopkins Lucas received a pledge to continue fighting for a cure in her memory. Sen. Lucas was North Carolina's first African-American female elected to the state senate, and she passed away of breast cancer in March 2007.

Monday night's reception was part of Susan G. Komen for the Cure's "Komen Community Challenge," a 25-city tour and powerful new grassroots campaign to reach tens of thousands through community rallies, town hall meetings and state lobby days, rallying people together to close the gaps in research, policy and access to quality care that make breast cancer deadlier for some women than for others. Komen for the Cure is marking its 25th anniversary year by ratcheting up the fight against breast cancer and t
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