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Why I Am Anti-Komen

Lara Huffman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Women
Lara Huffman

Breast cancer isn't being ignored. You know what's being ignored and the real elephant in the pink room (see below for more on this reference): metastatic breast cancer, aka Stage 4 breast cancer.

The Shriver Report and Access to Breast Cancer Care

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 03.22.2014 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

Maria Shriver's report this past week on the economic crisis plaguing American women reinforces what those of us who work with vulnerable women see every day.

Please Stop Bashing Pinkwashers and the NFL

Lisa Masters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Masters

I don't care if they make a profit. I don't care if they make a huge profit. I don't care if they make a tiny profit. I don't care if some of them make no profit at all as long as October remains pink.

This Month, Think Pink... and Remember Red

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Whether the topic is breast cancer, heart disease or any major illness, women need to be in tune with their bodies. Awareness and education are vital because they lead to prevention and early detection, two of the best tools in health improvement.

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...

Strangled By Their Own Pink Ribbon

Jude Callirgos | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Jude Callirgos

I quickly discovered a very hard line between people who considered themselves serious advocates in the fight against breast cancer and those who are still foolishly drinking the Komen Kool-Aid. You cannot be both. Here are the key points outlining why I believe that line exists.

Komen Founder's Salary Jumped 64 Percent: Report

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact

Nancy Brinker reportedly made bank last year despite a very public outcry and media frenzy surrounding her funding decisions. The embattled former ...

For Me, Every Month Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Patsy Bates | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Patsy Bates

My fight against breast cancer began in 2003 during the holiday season. Amidst the hustle, bustle and shouts of "Merry Christmas," it was difficult to be cheerful, to say the least.

Former Susan G. Komen Executive Reportedly Considering Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive who drove the charity's attempt to defund Planned Parenthood, is considering running fo...

Gun Club Offers Breast Cancer-Themed Shooting Event To Raise Money For Komen Foundation

Posted 10.09.2012 | Women

The Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) has announced its second annual Shoot for the Cure next Sunday. The event will benefit the Susan G. Komen ...

Boy Initially Banned From Basketball Tryouts Because Of Pink Mohawk

Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents

Trevor Foster, an Indiana sixth-grader, was initially told he couldn't try out for his school's basketball team unless he got rid of his pink mohawk. ...

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...

Brandstrong: Why Smart Marketers Aren't Afraid to Wear Yellow

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

No one wants to form a partnership with a celebrity who ends up in a line up or caught up in a host of other brand damning by association situations. So why is Lance Armstrong and Livestrong still a smart move for a plethora of potential partners?

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...

Laura Bassett

'Planned Bullyhood:' A Tell-All Memoir On Planned Parenthood-Komen Dispute

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen executive who spearheaded the effort to stop sending breast cancer screening grants to Planned Parenthood, all...

Participation Down For Komen's Race For The Cure

abcnews.go.com | Posted 08.23.2012 | Impact

The world's largest charity for breast cancer, Susan G. Komen, is still reeling from the fierce backlash over its national office's decision earlier t...

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.

Susan G. Komen Announces Leadership Changes

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

(Adds comment from Family Research Council, more details on Komen leadership) By Corrie MacLaggan AUSTIN, Texas, Aug 8 ...

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...

John Celock

GOP Taps Anti-Abortion Figure To Head Women's Group

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican campaign group has tapped the architect of the Susan G. Komen Foundation's policy to cut cancer screening funding to Planne...

Komen Trying To Fill Exec Slots After Scandal

online.wsj.com | Posted 07.06.2012 | Impact

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is seeking to beef up its top ranks after a political firestorm that contributed to a decline in fundraising for many of t...

Komen's Top Fundraiser, Also Romney's Former Finance Director, Resigns

Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact

By MARK HRYWNA, The NonProfit Times Turnover at Susan G. Komen for the Cure continues five months after the flap over Planned Parenthood funding, w...

Mighty Movie Podcast: Ravida Din on 'Pink Ribbons, Inc.'

Dan Persons | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the new documentary, Pink Ribbons, Inc, producer Ravida Din and director Léa Pool look at how the activism surrounding a pressing women's issue was co-opted by corporations and diverted into high-profile, soft-focused fund raising activities.

Susan G. Komen Mouthpiece Resigns

Posted 05.03.2012 | Impact

By MARK HRYWNA, The NonProfit Times Another key executive at Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s national headquarters is leaving the organization afte...