A production of Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi. Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen Memphis-MidSouth is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Race for the Cure®, Komen Memphis-MidSouth has raised and invested almost $10.5 million in community breast health programs in 21 counties in West Tennessee and North Mississippi and contributed over $3 million to research. For more information, call 901.757.8686 or visitkomenmemphis.org
In this episode, we talk with Nancy Goodman Brinker, the founder of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. She describes her work to create sustainable funding to address the health disparities among populations in the U.S.
To learn more about the Memphis-Mississippi chapter of Susan G. Komen, visit https://komenmemphisms.org/.
This podcast is proudly sponsored by the D.L. Dykes, Jr. Foundation, producers of FAITHANDREASON®. Learn more about their work at https://www.faithandreason.org.