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Santorum Defends Komen, Links Abortion And Cancer

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum sounded off on the Susan G. Komen for the Cure decision to cut off funds to Planned Parenthood for bre...

Lawmakers React To Komen Reversal

Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

After facing enormous backlash to its controversial plan to stop funding Planned Parenthood breast cancer screenings, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has ...

Laura Bassett

Komen Foundation Makes Stunning Reversal

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

Following a massive public backlash over its decision to pull funding for breast cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood, Susan G. Komen for the Cur...

Susan G. Komen's Grant To Embattled University Violates New Policy

Mother Jones | Adam Serwer | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

The Susan G. Komen Foundation, which recently announced that it is ending grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screening because of a contro...

Komen Foundation Website Appeared Hacked

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation's website appeared to be hacked briefly early Thursday morning. A banner on the website was changed from...

Laura Bassett

Susan G. Komen Top Officials Resign As Backlash Gains Steam

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

Dr. Kathy Plesser, a Manhattan radiologist on the medical advisory board of Susan G. Komen for the Cure's New York chapter, said she plans to resign f...

Politicizing Breast Cancer: Komen Foundation's "Race For Controversy"

Dan Dubno | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Dan Dubno

Instead of "Racing For a Cure" and helping women in need get adequate health care, women are being treated as political pawns in the business-as-usual election mud fight. Shame!

Laura Bassett

Susan G. Komen Faces Backlash Over Planned Parenthood Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

Stacey Tillman, a 47-year-old woman from Sandusky, Ohio, says she has donated over $300 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure each year for the past nine yea...

Breast Cancer Charity Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood

Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

BY DAVID CRARY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partners...

Laura Bassett

Susan G. Komen Foundation Elbows Out Charities Over Use Of The Word 'Cure'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In addition to raising millions of dollars a year for breast cancer research, fundraising giant Susan G. Komen for the Cure has a lesser-known mission...

New U.S. Task Force Breast Exam Guidelines Would Have Made Me A Widower And Single Father

Jack Anderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jack Anderson

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended this week that women in their 40s not get a mammogram. Had my wife Sharon followed these recommendations, she would be dead today.