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Breast Cancer Charities

Why I Hate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Elisabeth Dale

I don't look forward to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. That may seem like a strange statement coming from a woman whose own mother was diagnosed with the disease. Given my sex and age, I have a personal stake in seeing progress made.

New, Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance Sets a Cooperative Tone

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Elaine Schattner

This October, there's some encouraging news on the breast cancer front. Yes, there are new drugs in the pipeline and ongoing trials -- the same old, real progress, slow as usual. Until last week, that is, when there came a hint of meaningful change in the breast cancer community.

Boobies Rock Accused Of Misleading Donors

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 07.02.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The Colorado attorney general says the man behind Boobies Rock and Say No 2 Cancer misled donors and customers around the country into think...

Beyond Pink: What Matters for Future Progress Against Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

You should think before you pink, as you might before giving to any solicitor of charitable funds. But let's not argue about the color and the ribbon which was, 20 years ago, an emblem of openness about a disease that women were afraid to mention out loud.

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...

Why Komen Controversy Pushed Cancer Charities To Step It Up

Posted 03.23.2012 | Impact

By Patrick Sullivan, The NonProfit Times In what could be considered an incredible coincidence, during the first three weeks of February the Avon F...

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...