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I AM THE CURE

I AM THE CURE

IATC Booth  IATC Cure Leaders  IATC Rovers

I AM THE CURE.®

I AM THE CURE.® is a breast health program from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® that motivates people to take action steps that may reduce their risk of breast cancer. It speaks to the importance of early detection and provides simple, action-oriented steps that Race participants can take home and put into action. More than 1.5 million Komen Race for the Cure participants make I AM THE CURE.®their rallying cry on Race day.

On Race Day

On Race Day, you can visit our interactive I AM THE CURE.® booth to learn more about breast self-awareness. You can spin the wheel for prizes and ‘take-home’ educational information. You’ll also see our Rovers in the bright pink and green I AM THE CURE.® shirts; they’ll be sharing the message of early detection and will reward you for your participation. All throughout the Race, you’ll hear our ‘Cure Leaders’ cheering on Race participants and reminding everyone that we all have the power to be part of the cure!

The four key messages we want Race participants to remember are: I Am the Cure

  • See your doctor, learn your risk! I AM THE CURE.® 
  • Get mammograms and breast exams! I AM THE CURE.®
  • Notice changes to your breasts! I AM THE CURE.®
  • Start the fight by living right! I AM THE CURE.®

The I AM THE CURE.® program is a visual, engaging and powerful way for us to reach every Race participant with the important messages about proactive breast health. We hope you’ll be empowered to share this knowledge with friends and family – encouraging them to commit to positive breast health practices as well

What you can do to help

For more information about the I AM THE CURE.® program, breast health information and ways that you can personally get involved, please visit iamthecure.org. The iamthecure.org microsite can be accessed in English and Spanish, and it provides a variety of tools and resources to equip you with the important knowledge about proactive breast health. If you’re interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at our Race, including becoming an I AM THE CURE.® volunteer, please contact the I AM THE CURE Chair for the Komen Inland Empire 2012 Race for the Cure, Vicky Torres at vtorres@komenie.org or call the Komen IE office at 951-676-7465.  The I AM THE CURE.® program is ideal for volunteers of all ages seeking to get involved in the Komen Race for the Cure®.

Make a Curemitment!

You might be asking yourself, what is a Curemitment? A Curemitment is your commitment, your goal, your personal promise to take one or more action steps that may reduce your risk of breast cancer. Some people may commit to add more exercise in their day, others may promise to eat healthier. There are many simple actions that you can do at any age. So take charge of your breast health and make your Curemitment today.

Make your Curemitment, and enter for a chance to win a $100 Gift Card from ShopKomen.com.  
Click here to view the Official Rules.