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Komen Rejects Donations From Vegas Topless Show

Posted 10.03.2013 | Impact

Though Susan G. Komen for the Cure has run into some fundraising problems lately, the breast cancer charity won’t accept donations from just anybody...

New Komen Breast Cancer Charity CEO Replaces Brinker

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact

DALLAS — Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that a physician with a long career in health policy and research will become the breast c...

Komen Cuts 7 U.S. Charity Races

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

DALLAS — Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its three-day charity walks next year because of a drop in participation levels, a spo...

Komen Cancels 7 U.S. Charity Walks

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

(Adds details about the organization) By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, June 4 (Reuters) - Breast cancer charity Susan G. Kom...

'Planned Bullyhood' Author Shakes Up GOP Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive at the center of last year's public clash with Planned Parenthood, says she'...

Komen To Improve Disclosure On Pink Campaign Items

AP | By MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The nation's two largest breast cancer charities have adopted guidelines for fuller disclosure by those selling pink products and serv...

Save the Ta-Tas, Save Women?

Jessica S. Holmes | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women
Jessica S. Holmes

"Save the ta-tas." The bumper sticker glared back at me as I made my morning commute to work as a breast cancer researcher, as if I needed reminding that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Flocking for Gina (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 12.09.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Imagine arriving home after work, school, or after running some errands to a front yard full of pink flamingos. For many in Houma, Louisiana it is not uncommon to see flamingos 'flocking' their neighborhoods and businesses.

Komen Foundation Rejects Donation From Porn Site

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.05.2012 | Women

It's no pink handgun, but the latest breast cancer research fundraising venture to show up in our inboxes is almost as bizarre. Pornhub.com, a free on...

Take the Pledge: No Pink for Brinker in October

Joe Waters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Joe Waters

But the fact that Komen founder Nancy Brinker sits atop this pyramid is a disgrace, and we need to ratchet up our calls for her to quit Komen for good.

Laura Bassett

Karen Handel: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Threatened Susan G. Komen Founder In 'Extremely Ugly' Call

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

In her new tell-all book, "Planned Bullyhood," former Susan G. Komen executive Karen Handel paints Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) as one of th...

Former Komen NYC Chief Tapped To Lead YWCA

Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact

By Mark Hrywna, The NonProfit Times YWCA USA today announced its first permanent chief executive officer in almost two years, plucking an executive...

Early Cancer Detection Saves Lives

Vanessa Cullins | Posted 10.17.2012 | Black Voices
Vanessa Cullins

Planned Parenthood health centers performed nearly 750,000 breast cancer screenings nationwide. Now, we will be able to serve our existing patients with even more resources--and reach new patients.

Catherine Pearson

Susan G. Komen Accused Of 'Overselling' Mammograms

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.03.2012 | Women

Susan G. Komen For The Cure has misled women about the benefits of mammography, two Dartmouth professors charge in an op-ed published in the British M...

The Rise and Fall of The Komen Empire

Nancy Davis | Posted 06.02.2012 | Women
Nancy Davis

Is this Komen's fall from grace? Or is this the the beginning of the fall of the Komen Empire?

Several Executives Leave Komen After Controversy

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

DALLAS -- At least five high-ranking executives with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity have resigned in the aftermath of the organ...

Laura Bassett

More Top Komen Executives Resign Amid Reports Of Internal Troubles

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Two top executives at Susan G. Komen for the Cure have announced their resignation, amid reports that the breast cancer charity is struggling to raise...

American Stories

Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 05.19.2012 | Impact
Amanda Guinzburg

If invisible Children and Mike Daisey did nothing else, they woke the vast majority of the planet up to the fact that we need to pay attention to the human rights of everyone.

Obama Team Plans Big Push For Women Voters

The New York Times | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

President Obama’s re-election campaign is beginning an intensified effort this week to build support among women, using the debate over the new heal...

Laura Bassett

On International Women's Day, Congress Pivots To More Anti-Abortion Legislation (INFOGRAPHIC)

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday, March 8 is International Women's Day, and Republicans in Congress are celebrating by debating a new bill that would restrict a...

Everything You Need to Know if Your Business Is Attacked Online

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 04.29.2012 | Business
Penny C. Sansevieri

At one time or another it could happen to all of us. We're attacked online. Whether it's an errant blog post, a misunderstood tweet, or something more...

Laura Bassett

Komen To Donors: Should We Apologize?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

After Susan G. Komen for the Cure's controversial decision several weeks ago to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, and the subsequent reversal of that...

Confused About Breast Cancer? I'm Not

Fran Visco | Posted 04.15.2012 | Women
Fran Visco

Are we talking about the breast cancer issues that really matter?

The Important Work of Planned Parenthood

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 04.14.2012 | Women
Jennifer Hamady

Villainizing the entire organization is a mistake. It ignores, and dismisses, the services Planned Parenthood provides that we all -- regardless of our political views -- can agree are important.

Eternal Vigilance Is the Price of -- Birth Control?

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Kelly Kleiman

Republican rhetoric suggests that this is the equivalent of requiring churches to distribute RU-486 instead of communion wafers; but that's complete nonsense. Actual religious organizations are exempt.