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Susan G. Komen for the Cure's(R) Moddelmog Calls for Congress to Launch Colossal Cancer Crusade

make early detection and personalized treatments available to all.

" ... cancer is an insidious enemy of the American people, but one we can

defeat with the unwavering commitment and courage I know you will show in

this colossal cancer crusade ... cancer is not a partisan issue.

Comprehensive cancer legislation that drives a colossal cancer crusade is

precisely the kind of unique mandate that can, and must, be achieved

without reference to the political calendar.

"As we discover new breakthroughs in early detection and treatments, we

can claim an amazing victory over the scourge of cancer -- and we can

export that success as a demonstration of this country's willpower,

achievement and values. Health diplomacy is enormously powerful. I have

personally seen it in action around the world and have seen how

transformative it can be.

"We do not deny nor do we forget the complexity of this disease -- but

complex, creative, and technologically-driven solutions have made this

great country what it is today."
To view an online copy of Moddelmog's additional testimony as submitted for

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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 nearly $1 billion to fulfill ou

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