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THE STORY:

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® and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen has invested more than $2.5 billion to fulfill our promise, working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 30 countries.

Progress in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Since 1982, Komen has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer – transforming how the world talks about and treats this disease and helping to turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors. We are proud of our contribution to some real victories:

More early detection and effective treatment– Currently, about 70 percenft of women 40 and older receive regular mammograms, the single most effective screening tool to find breast cancer early. Since 1990, early detection and effective treatment have resulted in a 34 percent decline in breast cancer mortality in the U.S.
More hope –In 1980, the 5-year relative survival rate for women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer (cancer confined to the breast) was about 74 percent. Today, that number is 99 percent.
More research – The federal government now devotes more than $850 million each year to breast cancer research, treatment and prevention (compared to $30 million in 1982).
More survivors – Currently, there are about 3 million breast cancers survivors, the largest group of cancer survivors in the U.S.

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$77

MONEY RAISED
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  • Patty C.

    $10

  • Emmy

    $25

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  • Chrissy Witten

    $12

  • Colleen T. Curran

    $10

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4% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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The Team: $77 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Susan Stevens

Susan Stevens

Adrienne Herbert 4 years ago

Colleen T. Curran

Colleen T. Curran

DONATION: $10

Susan G. Kolmen fund 4 years ago

Chrissy Witten

Chrissy Witten

DONATION: $12

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

4 years ago

Emmy

Emmy

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Patty C.

Patty C.

DONATION: $10

4 years ago