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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Making a Difference in the World of Giving: The Summer-Athon Season

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Some might say it is too late to participate but I would counter with that now is the perfect time for you to get involved and be Making A Difference!

I Have Stage IV Breast Cancer: Why Go to the Gym?

Lisa Masters | Posted 08.02.2014 | Women
Lisa Masters

I've concluded that I can either sit at home and watch TV feeling sorry for myself or I can get my ass to the gym and feel good about myself.

The Komen, Planned Parenthood Fallout Officially Got Ugly: Report

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure saw a 22 percent drop in contributions in the year following the controversy over its decision, quickly re...

Pinktober 2013 Is Ending... Now What?

Lisa Masters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Masters

I may have yet another chance at life. Who gets that? What good will I accomplish? Who can I help? I have a lot of stuff to do now.

Taking The Fight Beyond the Ring: WWE and Susan G. Komen's Partnership to End Breast Cancer

Alicia Jessop | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Alicia Jessop

In 1982, a promise a woman made her sister became a reality. Nancy G. Brinker grew up in admiration of her beautiful sister, Susan. She watched as S...

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.

Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk in Washington, D.C. and the Race to Know When Not to Treat

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosemary Gibson

Better screening tools are detecting more cancers. Women's lives have been saved. These same tools are identifying more cancers that won't result in any harm.

It Is Time to Work Together!

Susan M. Love | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

Only by working together will we ever be able to achieve the overriding goal we all share -- a future without breast cancer!

New Komen CEO Will Take Smaller Salary Than Brinker Did

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact

Dr. Judith Salerno, Susan G. Komen for the Cure's new CEO and President, said she anticipates a promising future for the charity. She told The Dall...

What to Do at the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

The crisis at Komen is about authenticity. Does the organization have the people they serve clearly in their line of sight, or has it lost sight of them amid its troubles and pressures?

Early Detection Options for Breast Cancer

Tory Zellick | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

Conventional medicine advises that we start getting annual mammograms at age 40. And yet, as I have come to understand, mammograms have a difficult time detecting cancer in small, dense, young breast tissue.

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 Cancels 7 U.S. Charity Walks

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

(Adds details about the organization) By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, June 4 (Reuters) - Breast cancer charity Susan G. Kom...

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 ...

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...

Love Your Haters and Thrive: How to Move Your Nonprofit Brand Forward Without Alienating Your Base

Matthew Zachary | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business
Matthew Zachary

As nonprofits, we seek a diversified and balanced portfolio, so that if one revenue stream should wane, the others are strong enough to pick up the slack. But we must be careful from whom and where we might accept corporate contributions.

Save the Ta-Tas, Save Women?

Jessica S. Holmes | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women
Jessica S. Holmes

"Save the ta-tas." The bumper sticker glared back at me as I made my morning commute to work as a breast cancer researcher, as if I needed reminding that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Experts See A Strong Future For Livestrong

Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 10.22.2012 | Impact

UPDATE 10/22/2012: Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life from cycling, the International Cycling Union s...

Life After Lance: How Livestrong Can Survive

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

Livestrong can survive the loss of Lance. It just needs to strike while the iron is hot and spread its identity well beyond one man.

Sweet! Farmers Plant Pink Pumpkins For Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted 10.15.2012 | Impact

Sure, October is typically the time when pumpkins get carved into creepy-looking creatures. But some farmers are taking back their bulbous fall fruit ...

NFL Pink Campaign Gives Just 5% To Charity

Posted 10.12.2012 | Impact

They’re big and burly and knock people down to the ground for a living. But during October, NFL players flaunt their feminine sides by sporting pink...

Saving Boobies, Killing Bad Guys -- It's a Win-Win

Tony Phillips | Posted 12.09.2012 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Only in America, can you take a bright pink .22-caliber handgun to the firing range to show all your buddies that you're an evolved, sensitive citizen who promotes breast cancer awareness and enjoys blowing things to hell and gone.

5 Real Ways To Fight Breast Cancer Beyond 'Pinkwashing'

Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact

Slapping a pink pin on a person or product has long been synonymous with waging a war against breast cancer. But some advocates say that the girly-hue...

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 ...

Breast Cancer Advocacy That Will Make You LOL

Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact

Across the country, advocates are painting their towns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, but some supporters are getting sick of the g...