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A Night to Celebrate the Ongoing Fight Against Breast Cancer

By Debbie Wasserman Schultz Last night, I received a personal and significant honor from Susan G. Komen, the Betty Ford Lifetime Achievement Award of Distinction at their Honoring the Promise gala. And today I feel privileged to be the...Show More Summary

Save the Date: Susan G. Komen’s Honoring the Promise Gala Next Thursday with Joan Lunden

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

As we head into fall, Susan G. Komen’s Honoring the Promise gala is back with former ABC “Good Morning America” co-host Joan Lunden as its emcee. Komen will honor Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and The Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein...Show More Summary

Media Ignores Pro-Life Ire Over Komen-Planned Parenthood Bond

Yet another mainstream media outlet is crediting – or blaming, depending on one’s viewpoint – abortion supporters for the fundraising woes Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure has experienced in the aftermath of its realliance with Planned...Show More Summary

Poll: Should the St. Louis Treasurer Suspend Parking Meter Enforcement During Downtown Events?

The following letter to the editor ran recently in the Post-Dispatch: My wife, who is a cancer survivor, attended the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure walk on Saturday. We parked on the street at 17th and Locust to join the event. No one paid the meter;  we were...

NYC mayor hires strategist who led Planned Parenthood attack on Komen

by Ben Johnson NEW YORK CITY, June 16, 2014 ( – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired the woman who orchestrated Planned Parenthood's scorched earth media attack on the Susan G. Komen Foundation as a communications director for his administration. The Democrat named Andrea Hagelgans…

Komen breast cancer group, CVS, announce awards to groups in Westchester and Rockland

Organizations in Westchester and Rockland are among 27 groups that have been awarded grants by a New York City breast cancer education and advocacy foundation. The Susan G. Komen organization awarded the grants to “provide breast health screening, treatment, education, outreach, and support services and clinical trials education and enrollment... Show More Summary

John Cena, WWE superstar, on being an unlikely grand marshal for the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in D.C.

5 months agoArts : Arts Post

John Cena might seem like an odd choice as Grand Marshal for Saturday’s Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in D.C. But the professional wrestling superstar, who is arguably the most recognizable face currently in WWE, has become one of the biggest proponents of breast cancer awareness. When Cena isn’t grappling in the […]

WWE’s John Cena to lay smackdown on breast cancer at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

5 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Break out your pink “U Can’t C Me” gear because WWE superstar John Cena is coming to town to give cancer an attitude adjustment this weekend. He’ll be acting as the grand marshal of the 2014 Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure, which takes place in Washington on Saturday. “We are thrilled to […]

#tbt: TODAY’s Willard Scott and ‘WKRP’s’ Loni Anderson

5 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

It’s Thursday, and for anyone with an online presence, you know the day has been rebranded as Throwback Thursday, or #tbt. On May 10th, the Susan G. Komen Foundation will host it’s Global Race for the Cure here in DC in its effort to end breast cancer. Show More Summary

When trust turns toxic: How I learned to be cautious and vigilant with my crew

It's amazing how an opportunity can arrive on the heels of a crisis. In 2007, I was dealt a personal blow when my sister was diagnosed with breast cancer. Feeling helpless, I signed up for the Susan G. Komen Three-Day Walk to lend my...Show More Summary

Class action objection in the form of a dialogue

7 months agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Sample (footnotes omitted): CytoSport has agreed to donate whatever is left over to charitable athletic events, like Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure.Class Member. That’s nice of them. Are they funding the costs of running the event?Counsel:...Show More Summary

Susan G. Komen’s attack on Planned Parenthood cost Komen $77m, 22% of its income

The cost of playing politics? 22% of Susan G. Komen Foundation's usual income is gone.

Susan G. Komen Suffers 22% Drop in Donations, Possibly Due to Planned Parenthood Abortion Controversy

Susan G. Komen suffered a 22 percent drop in donations last year, which may have been due to the controversy it recently had regarding its monetary ties to Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the United States.

Komen sees 22% decline in donations following Planned Parenthood funding controversy

by Susan Michelle Tyrell Jan. 6, 2014 ( - The Race for the Cure has hit a wall. Breast Cancer giant Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been embroiled in funding controversies, and a new report shows that its revenue is plummeting, not only for its once-popular race, but also for its organization at large. Reports…

Komen for the Cure Donations Drop 22% After it Funds Planned Parenthood

The Race for the Cure has hit a wall. Breast Cancer giant Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been embroiled in funding controversies, and a new report shows that its  revenue are plummeting, not only for its once-popular race, but also for its organization at large. Reports show that Komen had a 22% drop […]

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Sees Big Drop in Contributions after Dispute

(DALLAS) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure saw a drop of 22 percent in contributions in the year following the controversy over its decision, quickly reversed, to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. Citing...Show More Summary

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

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

PARP Inhibitors May Hold Key to Better HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Treatment

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.

Save The Tatas: A Gallery Of Celebs Who Battled Breast Cancer

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 doubles breast cancer donation

NatureSweet Ltd. is donating $100,000 to breast cancer education efforts by nonprofit Susan G. Komen and offering pink packaging on products in October.

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