A determined young woman's promise to her dying sister led to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, which now helps millions of women in the United States and elsewhere to detect and overcome the disease
by Jean Maza
Associate Manager of Communication
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a global catalyst in the fight against breast cancer.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and powered by a highly diverse network of mover than 75,000 volunteers in 118 Affiliate groups across the United States and in Germany, Italy and Puerto Rico, the Komen Foundation’s mission is to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease through the advancement of research, education, screening and treatment.