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CURE Media Group Adds the New York Susan G. Komen Foundation to Its Strategic Alliance Partnership Program

March 4, 2019

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2019--CURE Media Group, which reaches over 1 million patients, survivors and caregivers across an industry-leading multimedia platform devoted solely to cancer updates, research and education, announces the expansion of its Strategic Alliance Partnership (SAP) program with the addition of the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s local New York affiliate.

In making the announcement, Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates, Inc., parent company of CURE Media Group said, “We are pleased to welcome New York Susan G. Komen foundation to our SAP family. Through this partnership, we look forward to supporting their mission to help breast cancer patients through research and education.”

The Susan G. Komen Foundation works to transform how the world treats and talks about breast cancer. Since 1982 the foundation has contributed more than $988M to research and more than $2.2 billion to education, screening and treatment, serving millions in over 60 countries worldwide. Komen has funded more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit.

Komen Greater NYC’s service area includes roughly 64% of New York State’s population, all within nine unique communities: the Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Kings, Richmond, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and Rockland communities – some of the most ethnically, financially, and geographically diverse communities in America.

Susan G. Komen Greater NYC’s CEO Linda Tantawi added, “Despite significant increases in breast cancer survival, breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. The Strategic Alliance Partnership with MJH brings us considerable new reach to women who can be served by our efforts. Komen Greater NYC is deeply committed to ensuring access to screening, treatment and support services to women … particularly those who may prolong seeking help due to cultural barriers. Thanks to the amazing work of our local partners and the generosity of MJH through the Strategic Alliance Partnership we can save more lives.”

The Strategic Alliance Partnership program builds a community of advocacy groups, medical associations and medical institutions fostering collaboration and an open exchange of information for the ultimate benefit of patients and their families. As part of this joint effort, SGK will work with MJH in conducting focus groups, promoting and recruiting for events, use of key opinion leaders, patient outreach, educational activities and more. MJH will support Komen NYC’s efforts through several MJH franchises and our businesses such as Medstro and PER®. The SAP program is designed to facilitate an open exchange of information among trusted peers, with the ultimate goal to improve patient care.

For more information about CURE®’s Strategic Alliance Partnership program, click here.

For more information about the Komen Greater NYC, click here

About CURE Media Group

CURE Media Group is the leading resource for cancer updates, research and education. It combines a full suite of media products, including its industry-leading website,  CUREtoday.com; innovative video programs, such as “CURE Connections®”; a series of widely attended live events; and CURE ® magazine, which reaches over 1 million readers, as well as the dynamic website for oncology nurses, OncNursingNews.com, and its companion, Oncology Nursing News ® magazine. CURE Media Group is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based MJH Associates Inc. family of businesses, which includes the acclaimed OncLive ® platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. For more information, visit  http://www.curetoday.com and http://www.mjhassoc.com.

About Komen Greater NYC

Komen Greater NYC is the largest Komen affiliate and the leading local resource for the medically underserved in need of breast cancer screening, treatment, diagnostic and support services. A strong, locally driven grassroots organization supported by hundreds of volunteers, Komen NYC invests in programs that promote family support for breast cancer patients to help alleviate family demands, improve cultural competence, and improve provider accessibility. These programs have the ability to improve health outcomes in the community. Komen Greater NYC also invests in health systems for comprehensive health insurance, funds for low cost and free breast care, and the creation of equipped multi-modal breast care facilities. Komen’s support local service provides New Yorkers to receive care where they live, instead of venturing outside their community, especially when transportation is a barrier .

About Susan G. Komen

Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $988 million in research and provided more than $2.2 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 60 countries worldwide. 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. That promise has become Komen’s promise to all people facing breast cancer. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.

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CONTACT: CURE Media Group Media Contacts

Theresa Burek, 609-250-4331


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