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Susan G Komen Foundation

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Don't Think Pink―Think Green

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

While KFC and Komen earn millions selling pink buckets of fried chicken and Boar's Head pink-wraps its meats, women could do more to combat breast cancer by convincing their friends and family members to say no to pink-beribboned animal products and yes to the produce aisle.

Donors Outraged Over Komen CEO's High Salary Amid Charity Walk Cancelations

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact

Breast cancer advocates are up in arms because the CEO of the Susan G. Komen Foundation is still taking home a hefty salary even after the nonprofit r...

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...

Dear Nancy: A Letter to the Sister of Susan G. Komen

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

If the recent past is any indication of Susan G. Komen's future, you must decide if your personal investment and that of your board members and executive team is more important than the success of the foundation.

Karen Handel Needs to Resign

Shaunna Thomas | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
Shaunna Thomas

Handel's continued presence as a leader at Komen threatens to undo all of the work they do on behalf of women and breast cancer awareness -- even if the effectiveness of that work is under legitimate scrutiny.

False Apology: At Least Four Komen Recipients -- and Sponsors Like Bank of America -- Are 'Under Investigation'

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Komen Foundation hasn't been leveling with the public. Even its apology was disingenuous. The organization is behaving more like Bank of America, one of its most prominent sponsors.

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 ...

Komen Abandons Contentious Plans After Backlash

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — For leaders of the nation's pre-eminent breast-cancer charity, it was a firestorm they didn't see coming – and couldn't withsta...

WTF Was Susan G. Komen Thinking?

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 04.04.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

As any seasoned marketer will tell you, jumping head first into avoidable controversy will spell disaster for your brand. Whatever doesn't build a brand invariably kills it.

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...

The Komen Controversy: Enough Already With "The Power of Social Media"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Let's not take away from the power of protest, and what we as citizens can achieve, by wasting so much time fawning over technology's role in all of it.

Ex-Susan G. Komen Board Member to Progressives: Stay "Far Away"

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Campagna

Ellis joins a chorus of outrage erupting across the country, including petitions sponsored by MoveOn and Credo Action, urging the organization to "put women's lives before politics" and not to "cave to anti-woman extremists."

Komen Foundation Reactions That Made Us LOL

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 02.03.2012 | Comedy

UPDATE: Since this post went up, Komen for the Cure has reversed their decision and announced Friday that they will be continuing their support of Pla...

The Politics of Cancer

Paul Stoller | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Stoller

Having long been a beacon for women's health and for cancer advocacy, the Komen foundation seems to have shamefully succumbed to the ignorance of zealotry, which has no place in the world of cancer.

Jason Wu's Top 10 Style Tips for Fall

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Kristi York Wooten

Below, Wu curates a philanthropist's guide to looking great for the upcoming social season.

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer -- My World Stopped

Hollye Harrington Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hollye Harrington Jacobs

Breast cancer isn't funny. Not at all. My journey, however? Frequently guffaw-inducing.

WATCH: Colbert Goes After Cancer Foundation For Suing Other Charities With Donor Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

During his "Tip of the Hat, Wag of the Finger" segment last night, Stephen Colbert satirically tipped his hat to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure found...