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Susan G. Komen

From Wikipedia: Susan G. Komen, formerly known as Susan G. Komen for the Cure and originally as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, often referred to as simply Komen, is the most widely known, largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States.
Since its inception in 1982, Komen has spent (through 2010) nearly $1.5 billion for breast cancer education, research, advocacy, health services and social support programs in the U.S., and through partnerships in more than 50 countries. Today, Komen has more than 100,000 volunteers working in a network of 124 affiliates worldwide.

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From Wikipedia: The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer. Established in 1913, the society is organized into eleven geographical divisions of both medical and lay volunteers operating in more than 900 offices throughout the United States. Its home office is located in the American Cancer Society Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The ACS publishes the journals Cancer, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians and Cancer Cytopathology.

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Sister Pact

Sister Pact was originally founded to help raise awareness of breast health among African-American women in Memphis. Healthcare companies, community services, and academic and religious institutions have all joined forces to help reduce the disparity in breast cancer mortality rates among underserved populations through continued education.

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Sister Pact

Sister Pact was originally founded to help raise awareness of breast health among African-American women in Memphis. Healthcare companies, community services, and academic and religious institutions have all joined forces to help reduce the disparity in breast cancer mortality rates among underserved populations through continued education.

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