Opinion: Aid for Ukraine Benefits the U.S. in More Ways Than One

By Nancy G. Brinker & Philip Breedlove March 27, 2024 The following op-ed ran at Newsweek.com As tensions escalate and democracy faces a defining test in Ukraine, it is imperative for the United States to stand firm in its commitment to support this besieged nation. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s increasingly hostile aggression, coupled with Ukraine’s […]

Nancy G. Brinker Congratulates 2023 Brinker Award Winners Professor Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade & Dr. Daniel F. Hayes

December 9, 2023 Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen and The Promise Fund of Florida, shared the following statement on 2023 Brinker Award recipients Professor Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade and Dr. Daniel F. Hayes. “I am thrilled to extend my heartfelt congratulations to the exceptional recipients of this year’s Brinker Award, Professor Olufunmilayo Falusi […]

Empowering Lives: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Nancy G. Brinker | October 1, 2023 As the leaves begin to change and a crispness fills the air, October takes on a special significance for millions around the world. It marks the arrival of Breast Cancer Awareness Month – a time of unity, reflection, and empowerment. This annual observance serves as a powerful reminder […]

Brinker: Expand qualified healthcare centers’ vital role in breast cancer care

Palm Beach Post – September 8, 2023   In public health, few issues are as critical and complex as breast cancer. A diagnosis of breast cancer can be devastating, yet early detection and comprehensive treatment can greatly improve outcomes and even save lives. This is where Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers (FQHCs) step in as a crucial player. FQHCs, often […]

Nancy Brinker Statement on the Passing of Alexine Clement Jackson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2023 Nancy Brinker released the following statement on the passing of Alexine Clement Jackson. “The passing of Alexine Clement Jackson leaves a profound sense of loss, but also a legacy that will forever inspire and guide us. Alexine was not only a friend but also a true champion in the […]

Brinker to CBS News: Revised U.S. Task Force Recommendation Will Save Lives

In a May 10 interview with CBS News, former U.S. Ambassador and global breast cancer advocate Nancy G. Brinker expressed her approval of revised guidelines from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force calling for women to receive regular mammogram screenings beginning at age 40. CBSNews.com | May 11, 2023 MIAMI – There’s been a lot of […]

Brinker, Frederick: Disparities in cancer deaths reveal social inequities

Published in Modern Healthcare Magazine March 20, 2023 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced that U.S. life expectancy dropped for the second consecutive year in 2021, to 76.4 years from 77 the prior year. The change was largely driven by COVID-19 and drug overdoses, but cancer remains the second-leading cause of death. […]

Nancy Brinker Remarks at FAHP Annual Conference (Nov 2022)

Remarks as prepared for delivery.* -November 18, 2022- Florida Association of Health Plans Annual Conference, Orlando, Fl.  Thank you all for inviting me and thank you Audrey for your friendship, and the incredible leadership you bring to FAHP.  I always enjoy speaking to this group because FAHP is full of problem solvers. And I have […]