Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Takes World Cancer Message to Israel

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Founder, Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker (middle) and Komen Global Ambassador Hadassah Lieberman (right) meet with Chaya Heller, founder of Beit Natan, to discuss the Komen-funded early detection outreach project “Woman to Woman".

 

Highlights from our Israel trip  (October 27-30, 2009)

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Our Founder, Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker and Komen advocate, Hadassah Lieberman, traveled to Israel October 27-30 for a series of meetings with government officials, grantees, NGOs, partners, advocates and survivors to review Susan G. Komen for the Cure-funded work in Israel and to begin plans for future events highlighting breast cancer, tobacco control and health diplomacy. To date, we have granted more than $2 million in Israel for breast cancer research and outreach programs. Our visit to Israel is part of the organization’s extensive global efforts to share knowledge and resources to end breast cancer around the world.Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and Komen advocate, Hadassah Lieberman, meet with the Mayor of Jerusalem to discuss Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s existing work in Israel, as well as plans for future events highlighting breast cancer, tobacco control and health diplomacy.