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What is it all about?

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its funding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $847 million in research and provided $1.8 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G.Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy's life. Visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

“I know firsthand the impact of Komen's research in advancing our knowledge to reduce death rates and improve treatment and survivability of this disease. I've seen the value of Komen's community health programs in the U.S., and I understand the urgency and promise of our global outreach and advocacy work.” 

Judy Salerno, M.D., M.S., President and CEO of Susan G. Komen® 

Local presenting sponsor, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is committed to a future free of cancer. Located in mid-town Detroit, Michigan, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, is one of 45 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Karmanos is among the nation’s best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 physicians and researchers on faculty at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, Karmanos strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer. Its long-term partnership with the WSU School of Medicine enhances the collaboration of critical research and academics related to cancer care. Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., is the Institute’s president and chief executive officer. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org.

“Hope is on the horizon at Karmanos where we push forward with research. You can count on us to stay on the forefront of this battle. We are committed to do everything we can to achieve our goal of a future free of cancer.”  
Gerold Bepler, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute