Susan G. Komen was a model who died in 1980 at the age of 36 after a three-year battle with breast cancer. Her younger sister, Nancy G. Brinker, founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation in her honor, according to the founda... More »

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The Susan G. Komen Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises money for breast cancer research and related outreach services, according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation website. As of 2015, the organization has i... More »

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Susan G. Komen was a young woman from Peoria, Illinois, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Komen died in 1980, three years after the initial diagnosis. In 1982, Komen's sister, Nancy G. Brinker, estab... More »

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Susan G. Komen was a young woman from Peoria, Illinois, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33. Komen died in 1980, three years after the initial diagnosis. In 1982, Komen's sister, Nancy G. Brinker, estab... More »

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The Susan G. Komen foundation was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker in response to a promise made to her sister who was dying of breast cancer. Komen's diagnosis occurred at a time when public information about breast ... More »

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Susan G. Komen was married to her high school sweetheart, Stan Komen. Born Susan Goodman in 1943 in Peoria, Illinois, she was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33 and died from the disease in 1980 at the age of ... More »

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The Susan G. Komen Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises money for breast cancer research and related outreach services, according to the Susan G. Komen Foundation website. As of 2015, the organization has i... More »

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