Q&A with Founder of Susan G. Komen For the Cure

As we kick off breast cancer awareness month, MC talked to Nancy Goodman Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation named in honor of her sister. Brinker was appointed as the World Health Organization Ambassador for Cancer Control in May 2009. Here, she speaks about her appointment and her plans for addressing cancer worldwide.

Ben Goldstein
Marie Claire: How are you planning to tackle cancer rates around the world?

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Nancy Brinker:

MC: What will be the first steps you are going to take to achieve your goals?

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MC: How do you plan to make such an impact on early detection?

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MC: Why is this issue so important to you?

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MC: What will the Komen Foundation be doing this month to raise awareness about breast cancer?

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To get involved, go to komen.org.

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