Welcome to Komen Educator Training!. Central Virginia Affiliate. Training Objectives. Komen Organization History and our Promise History of the Central Virginia Affiliate How funds are used. Komen Volunteers Discuss responsibilities & expectations (Volunteer toolkit)
Welcome to Komen Educator Training!
Central Virginia Affiliate
122 Affiliates Across the Nation
3 International Affiliates
Victories and the
Strengthen sponsorship efforts
Drive public policy efforts
Establish directions of education & grant outreach
Align strategic and operational plans
Over 9,000 Participants
Over $800,000 raised!
Save the Date: May 7, 2011!Central Virginia Race for the Cure®
Breast Cancer by the
What is breast cancer?
Every day, cells in your body divide, grow and die. Most of the time cells divide and grow in an orderly manner. But sometimes cells grow out of control. This kind of growth of cells forms a mass or lump called a tumor. Tumors are either benign or malignant.
Breast cancer does not always come in the form of a lump.
New Breast Cancer Cases by Age
Young women can and do get breast cancer, even in their 20s.
Be your own health advocate -- have your voice heard!
It is important to discuss any of these symptoms with a health care provider as soon as possible so that if breast cancer is present, it is more likely to be diagnosed at an early stage when it is most treatable.
For more information about breast
health or breast cancer:
1-877 GO KOMEN
www.komencentralva.org(this training will be available on the website)
Central Virginia Affiliate Phone (804) 358-7223
Purchase educational materials at:
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