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GW Cancer Center Receives $100K from Susan G. Komen to Reduce Breast Cancer Disparities in D.C's Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities

The GW Cancer Center received nearly $100,000 to reduce cancer disparities in Washington, D.C.'s lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities from Susan G. Komen.

A Family Health Portrait

By Judy Salerno, M.D., M.S., President and CEO of Susan G. Komen and Theodora Ross, M.D., Ph.D., Author of "A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance" and Director of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Cancer Genetics Program It may be impossible to fully appreciate the impact our parents have on us... Show More Summary

Healthy Women Build Healthy Communities

Today's World Cancer Day holds special meaning to those of us at Susan G. Komen. While we first put down roots in the U.S. in 1982, we have worked in more than 60 countries since our founding to reduce breast cancer deaths in countries where the disease still carries stigma and shame, and where resources to treat it are scarce. Show More Summary

Which Retailers Charge the Largest 'Pink Tax'?

Why would a “pink” stool softener cost 11% more than its blue counterpart? Are the ingredients more expensive? Did it cost more to survey OB/GYNs? Is the company contributing $1 per package to Susan G. Komen? Or are the manufacturer and retailer reaping higher profits on the pink package? This last possibility is [...]

'Menopause The Musical' makes light of change of life

Linda Boston, Megan Cavanagh, Teri Adams and Judy Blue talks about their show "Menopause The Musical," which makes fun of middle-aged womanhood donates a portion of its ?ticket sales to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. They talk about their outreach to women.

Leadership Shakeup Compounds Problems for Susan G. Komen Foundation

Nancy G. Brinker, who founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation in honor of her late sister, is stepping down as the organization's CEO, but will remain in a leadership capacity. The move is one of several that have rocked the breast cancer charity over a decision to pull funding to Planned Parenthood earlier this year. Show More Summary

GBSI's #Authenticate Campaign Tops 100 Supporters as Susan G. Komen(r) Champions Cause

Global Biological Standards Institute (GBSI) announced today that Susan G. Komen has signed on as Champion of its #authenticate campaign, bringing the total to more than 100 official supporters of the initiative. The campaign, launched...Show More Summary

Dear GOP, Including the Bush Family, Please Return Nancy G. Brinker’s Donations

A few years ago, former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, persuaded the Susan G. Komen Foundation to stop giving money to Planned Parenthood. There was a leftwing orchestrated public backlash and, on the advice of Karl Rove, the Komen Foundation dismissed Karen Handel and resumed tithing to Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary

Republicans Pull Bill Over Susan G. Komen Funding

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Republican leaders pulled a commemorative coin bill from the House floor on Tuesday because it would funnel money to Susan G. Komen, a breast cancer charity that gives grants to the family planning provider Planned Parenthood. The Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act, sponsored by Rep. Show More Summary

Watch Hulk Hogan awkwardly rip Tucker Barnes’ shirt off while saying ‘get jiggy with it’

Hulk Hogan made the rounds in Washington this week to promote his role as grand marshall of Saturday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. While Hogan made quite the splash at Politico, his best media visit was to the local Fox affiliate, where on Friday, Hulk took matters into his own hands — literally […]

Mann joins Dale Coyne for Indianapolis 500

Pippa Mann will return to Dale Coyne Racing to compete in this year's Indianapolis 500, in support of Susan G. Komen, the…

Op-ed: Susan G. Komen Founder on Her Gay Son and Marriage Equality

Nancy G. Brinker supports conservative values — values she says are consistent with same-sex marriage. read more

MV Sheila Bordelon to be Christened

  Bordelon Marine is partnering with Susan G. Komen as part of its continuing relationship to christen the MV Shelia Bordelon on Friday, March 20th at Bordelon Marine Shipbuilders in Houma, LA.

Allen Lund Company donates over $2000 to charity

The Los Angeles office of the Allen Lund Co. has donated $2,500 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

'Pink' Perfume for Breast Cancer Could Actually Cause the Disease

Post by Lindsay Mannering Susan G. Komen's "Promise Me" is a real stinker. Released in April, the pink perfume was supposed to raise money for breast cancer research, but instead it's just raised some eyebrows. After an advocacy group got a hold of the scent and had it tested for carcinogens, the results were more than just a little disheartening. Show More Summary

The Daily Show reminds us “pink fracking” against breast cancer is the most ridiculous thing ever

Fracking company Baker Hughes painted 1,000 drill bits pink to support the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Yep: no hypocrisy there.

WWE Raises $1.5 Million For Susan G. Komen Foundation For Breast Cancer Awareness During Month Of October

WWE, in its third year partnering with the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer awareness, raised $1.5 million during the month of October, foundation head Nancy Brinker said on twitter. reports that she thanked WWE for their continued commitment to raising awareness for breast cancer. Show More Summary

Salary Cap

2 years agoHumor : Snopes

Does the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization only give 20% of their donations to cancer research and pay their CEO $684,000 per year?

The Problems With Pinktober.

The Susan G. Komen Foundation has teamed up with everyone from a fracking company to KFC during breast cancer awareness month. It’s October—the leaves are turning yellow, porch ornaments are coming up pumpkin orange, the first frost is sparkling silver, and everywhere I turn the sight of pink ribbons affronts my sensibilities. Show More Summary

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