The Scientist

Date: February 3, 1997

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Zora Kramer Brown
Executive Director Breast Cancer Resource Committee
Washington, D.C.

Zora Kramer Brown knows what it is like to survive breast cancer and she wants other African American women to know, too. That's why she founded the Breast Cancer Resource Committee, a nonprofit group dedicated to ensuring that the concerns of African American women are heard in the debate over breast cancer.

Brown says the idea for the group came to her while she attended a National Cancer Institute forum in early 1989. She recalls, "Speaker after speaker talked...

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