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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...

What Would 'Suzy' G. Komen Think?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.04.2012 | Women
Lisa Belkin

It is time to remember the founder's vow to the woman after whom Susan G. Komen For The Cure is named -- and to get back to curing cancer.

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Susan G. Komen Foundation Says It Is Not Connected To Pink 'Hope' Handgun [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Susan G. Komen Foundation has responded to reports Friday that it is affiliated with a handgun manufacturer selling a pink gun desig...

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...

WATCH: Andrea Mitchell's Blunt Confrontation With Embattled Komen Chief

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.03.2012 | Media

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell had some tough words for Susan G. Komen chief Nancy Brinker about the growing firestorm over Planned Parenthood. Mitchell a...

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...

Susan G. Komen Foundation Adopts New Cancer Screening Policy for Worthwhile Lives

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 04.03.2012 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

"Those are the numbers we're looking for," Gladson continued, "and some day, thanks to the strides that Komen For The Cure has taken today towards providing breast cancer care for only the most desirable candidates, we'll get there."

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...

Laura Bassett

What Drove Komen To Cut Planned Parenthood Grants?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Breast cancer charity giant Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Tuesday did not renew a grant to Planned Parenthood to fund breast exams. The move comes le...

Environment

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

An area that requires infinitely more study is the role of environmental agents in breast cancer -- that is, food additives, cosmetics, pollution or chemicals that we come in contact with every day.

Politicians Crack Jokes For Breast Cancer

Posted 12.02.2011 | Impact

Capitol Hill was laughing Wednesday night, and not because of Herman Cain's pizza song. Politicians and journalists participated in the 18th annual...

What No One Tells You About Breast Cancer

Michele Weldon | Posted 12.13.2011 | Women
Michele Weldon

Given all of the hoopla around Breast Cancer awareness, it's easy to think when you're diagnosed that you will immediately be enveloped in a fluffy pink cloud of support

Petitioning Pink Ribbons

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

It's October, and to many of us that means one thing: pink ribbons. But how many of us stop to read the labels on the products those ribbons adorn?

Running Not Your Thing? Sleep In For The Cure

| Sheri L. Thompson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Denver

Finishing a 5K in support of breast cancer awareness might be the obvious reason to register for this year’s Race for the Cure, but here are seven o...

Pretty In Pink: House Painted For Good Cause

Posted 11.29.2011 | Denver

In honor of breast cancer awareness month in October and the the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this Sunday, a Denver woman has been named “volunt...

Thank You and Godspeed, Betty Ford

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

When I founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation (now Susan G. Komen for the Cure), one of the first people I reached out to was Mrs. Ford.

Race For The Cure: The Power of Pink

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker | Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker

People tend to think of pink as a soft and delicate color, but not our pink. At Komen, we know that pink is strong, pink is fierce, pink is brave, and pink is mighty.

An In-Depth Interview With Nancy Brinker, Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

We discussed the state of breast cancer today, how Susan G. Komen built massive corporate engagement, and the use and role of "pink" to galvanize a global movement to end breast cancer.

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...

Greed, Cancer and Pink KFC Buckets

John Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

Pardon me for being cynical, but I have to ask, if Komen is going to partner with KFC, why not take it a step further and partner with a cigarette company?