Ambassador Nancy Brinker’s promise & the race for a breast cancer cure

Sep 27, 2010

Suzy and Nancy Goodman were more than sisters. They were beloved best friends. But in 1977, Suzy was diagnosed and later died from breast cancer. Nancy’s love for her sister sparked a promise to change the way the world thinks, speaks about, and treats breast cancer. Three decades later, Nancy Goodman Brinker, who founded Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is still fighting. In her new memoir, Promise Me, she shares her story of love, loss and transformation. No doubt, the worldwide movement to end breast cancer has come a long way – but will the battle ever be won?

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