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 Susan completed college, signed a modeling contract and married the love of her life, Stan. Show More Summary
Shih-Hsin (Eddy) Yang, M.D., Ph.D., in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Dept of Radiation Oncology, has received a $450,000 grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure to further investigate HER2-positive breast tumor susceptibility to PARP inhibitors.
According to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, nearly 203,500 women and 1,400 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Of those 204,900, 40,000 will die from the disease making breast cancer America’s second-leading cancer killer of
NatureSweet Ltd. is donating $100,000 to breast cancer education efforts by nonprofit Susan G. Komen and offering pink packaging on products in October.
Last year, as many Americans remember, The Susan G. Komen Foundation was concerned that Planned Parenthood was not using grants that Komen provided for breast cancer screenings as the grants required, so it announced it would no longer provide grants to Planned Parenthood affiliates, and a political firestorm erupted. The firestorm occurred even though Komen […]
In the first week of February 2012, the Big Three networks lunged to the defense of Planned Parenthood when the Susan G. Komen Foundation (very temporarily) withdrew its donation to abortion giant (about $680,000 the previous year). Network reporters whacked Komen, promoting “outrage and disappointment engulfing the Internet.” But Mollie Hemingway of Get Religion pointed [...]
In the first week of February 2012, the Big Three networks lunged to the defense of Planned Parenthood when the Susan G. Komen Foundation (very temporarily) withdrew its donation to abortion giant (about $680,000 the previous year).Show More Summary
On June 17th, Nancy Brinker, the sister of Susan Komen and the founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, lost her job as CEO of the organization as a result of attempts to defund Planned Parenthood. She has been replaced by a woman who led an organization that has been involved in the development of ObamaCare and the HHS contraceptives mandate. Show More Summary
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?
The beleaguered Susan G. Komen Foundation has named a nationally known health policy and research expert to replace founder Nancy Brinker as its chief executive officer, the breast cancer charity announced Monday. Read full article ...
The Susan G. Komen Foundation is in the midst of a controversy after announced that half of its 3-Day races for next year were canceled, putting a sharp focus on the high pay of CEO Nancy Brinker. The charity blamed the economy for the canceled races, but also acknowledged that the decision to stop providing [...]Show More Summary
When the Susan G. Komen Foundation announced last week that it was canceling half of its 3-Day races next year, the charity blamed the economy. But it also acknowledged that its decision to stop providing funds to Planned Parenthood was a factor.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure has cancelled half of its three-day charity races for 2014 due to a decline in participation. The announcement comes a year and a half after a controversy embroiled Komen stemming from the organization’s decision to stop grants to Planned Parenthood for breast screenings. Show More Summary
It was just under a year and a half ago that following the advice of a far-right newly hired Public Policy VP, Karen Handel, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, decided to stop giving Planned Parenthood money to provide poor women with Mammograms.
Nearly 18 months after an uproar over its decision to withdraw funding to Planned Parenthood, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is still struggling to meet fund-raising and participation goals. Charity races in 2014 have been cancelled in Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Phoenix, San Francisco, Tampa and Washington.
by Ben Johnson DALLAS, June 5, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has announced it is cutting half of its three-day races due to poor response, a situation that a Komen spokeswoman blamed in part on the controversy over the charity's decision last year to stop, and then renew…
The Susan G. Komen Foundation is canceling its 2014 walks in Chicago and six other cities, citing flagging participation. [ more › ]
Kelly O Albert Shen is a skilled political climber. He earned the governor's appointment in 2009 to the Seattle Community Colleges board. Meanwhile, he has served as a board member for the Puget Sound Susan G. Komen Foundation, proving...Show More Summary
Susan G. Komen for the Cure says it is canceling half of its 3-day charity races next year because of a steep drop in participation levels. The announcement comes more than a year after the Dallas-based breast cancer organization experienced...Show More Summary
DALLAS (Reuters) - Breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which suffered a publicity backlash last year after it sought to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, said on Tuesday it was canceling fundraising walks next year in seven cities where...