Item description for Winning the Race : Taking Charge of Breast Cancer by Nancy G. Brinker...
The moving story of Nancy Brinker and her journey to create a world without breast cancer. It chronicles the sad and painful loss of Suzy, her sister, and the evoultion of the Komen Foundation from a handful of volunteers in Nancy Brinker's living room to a multi-million dollar international foundation.But this book is so much more. It is a "comforting friend" for every woman who has been diagnosed with breast cancer or who fears she might be- it is a survival guide filled with the latest breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment information in an east-to-read style, packed with Nancy's own "take charge of your life" insights culled from more than two decades of patient advocacy.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.49" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.75" Weight: 0.86 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2001
Publisher Tapestry Press
ISBN 1930819056 ISBN13 9781930819054
Availability 0 units.
More About Nancy G. Brinker
NANCY G. BRINKER is the founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She has served as Ambassador to Hungary and United States Chief of Protocol and is currently the Goodwill Ambassador for Cancer Control for the United Nations World Health Organization. She has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. Visit Nancy at nancygbrinker.com. JONI RODGERS is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Bald in the Land of Big Hair," a memoir of her cancer treatment and recovery.
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Nancy G. Brinker currently resides in Palm Beach, in the state of Florida.