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Insurance Confusion — Breast Cancer

We have all seen the catchy T-shirts for the Susan B. Komen walks “Protect the Tatas.”  Few adult diseases have received as much fund-raising attention as Breast Cancer, and for good reason. Did you know that according to Florida law, your insurer must pay for reconstructive surgery if the policy provides coverage for the mastectomy? Florida... Show More Summary

Brandi Glanville And Eden Sassoon Auctioning Dates For Charity; Brandi Predicts That Eddie Cibrian Will Leave LeAnn Rimes

What’s an ex-Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills star got to offer? Why herself apparently! Brandi Glanville and Eden Sassoon are auctioning off guys to raise money for Susan G. Komen as part of the Babes For Boobs charity event. Well,Show More Summary

GOP candidate Karen Handel gets defensive over her role in cutting off funds to Planned Parenthood

Karen Handel resigned from the nation's top breast cancer advocacy organization, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, in 2012 after it came to light that she helped convince board members to end funding for breast cancer screenings at Planned...Show More Summary

New Jon Ossoff ad slams Karen Handel's 'unforgivable' attack on Planned Parenthood

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Karen Handel’s role in getting the Susan G. Komen Foundation to stop funding cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood made her nationally famous, though not in a particularly good way—Komen quickly reversed the decision and Handel resigned. Show More Summary

What Makes A Great Fundraising Event?

Last weekend I visited Savannah, Georgia to celebrate a friend’s birthday and received some insights into event fundraising as a bonus. In a large public square beside my hotel, the Susan B. Komen Foundation was setting up for the local version of their Race for the Cure® — the world’s most successful series of 5K […]

Head of Henry Ford Breast Cancer Center Appointed to Komen Scientific Advisory Board

Lisa A. Newman, M.D., MPH, director of the Breast Cancer Center at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, has been appointed by Susan G. Komen - the world's largest nonprofit funder of breast cancer research - to its Scientific Advisory Board.

Knott’s Berry Farm gives $108,000 to help Susan G. Komen provide mammograms, raise cancer awareness

It was a big check with a big dollar figure that Jessica Rhee was handed by a couple of Knott’s Berry Farm’s characters for Susan G. Komen Orange County. Rhee, a member of the nonprofit’s board, was at the theme park to receive the check for $108,867 from Knott’s officials, bringing the total donated to […]

The Woman Who Blew Up The Race For The Cure Is Expected To Face Jon Ossoff In Georgia

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Remember a few years ago when Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Planned Parenthood got in a big fight and it nearly blew up the Race For The Cure? It turned out that Komen had a die-hard anti-abortion activist as a senior official whoShow More Summary

'Technical Difficulties' Slow Vote Tabulation In Georgia's Sixth District

Democrat Jon Ossoff is, at the very least, in a runoff with Karen Handel of Susan G. Komen Foundation fame. There was an outside chance that he might have had that 50 percent +1 vote, but then some "technical difficulties" hit, and everything ground to a halt. Via Twitter: JUST IN: Rare data error from one of the cards means Fulton Co. Show More Summary

Vanderbilt's Pietenpol Named as a Chief Scientific Advisor for Susan G. Komen

Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and director of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been named a Chief Scientific Advisor (CSA) for the nonprofit breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen.

IndyCar: IndyCar: Pippa Mann with Dale Coyne Racing for Indianapolis 500

FROM INDYCAR.COM Dale Coyne has found a combination that works when it comes to fielding his team’s No. 63 Honda for the Indianapolis 500. Driver Pippa Mann, engineer Rob Ridgely and supporting Susan G. Komen’s Get Involved Campaign. Mann will return to Dale Coyne Racing for a fifth consecutive year to pilot the team’s third entry [...]

Project:OM to Gather 1 Million Yogis for Fight Against Breast Cancer

4 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

What better way to celebrate Mother's Day weekend than to support the fight against breast cancer with yoga? Leading yoga brand Manduka is partnering with Susan G. Komen, to amass 1 million yogis for the world's largest yoga event. The post Project:OM to Gather 1 Million Yogis for Fight Against Breast Cancer appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Susan G. Komen Convenes Second Symposium to Leverage Big Data in the Fight against Breast Cancer

by Angela Guess A new press release states, “Globally recognized leaders in technology, bioethics, genomics, oncology and patient advocacy – convened by the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization – are gathering here today to drive breast cancer research and improve treatment through the power of Big Data. Show More Summary

'Planned Parenthood Saved Me' is back because anti-choicers just won't quit

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Remember in 2012 when the Susan G. Komen Foundation announced that they’re removing funding from Planned Parenthood? Fortunately that quickly backfired as people rallied to support the literally lifesaving organization and Komen backpedaled. Show More Summary

AACR recognizes Fergus Couch and Max Wicha for contributions to breast cancer reseach

(American Association for Cancer Research) Fergus J. Couch, Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, will receive the ninth annual AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, funded by Susan G. Komen, and Max S. Show More Summary

Susan G. Komen Foundation under pressure to cut all ties to Donald Trump

9 months agoNews : The Raw Story

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign has taken a hit this past week over sexual assault allegations — and now his businesses are too. Last week, reports surfaced that the Republican nominee’s DC hotel had been negatively impacted by his sinking campaign. On Monday, several...

Susan G. Komen Foundation Urged to Cut Ties with Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

After the numerous sexual assault allegations made against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the Susan G. Komen Foundation is being urged to severe their ties with his club Mar-a-Lago. Read more...

Some businesses wary of using Trump's plush Fla. resort for events

Susan G. Komen Foundation among them; may move big breast cancer fundraiser from Mar-a-Lago Club due to controversy over Trump's treatment of women

Trump controversies cast shadow on Mar-a-Lago charity galas

Following the leak of Trump boasting about grabbing women by their genitals and allegations that he inappropriately touched women — in two instances at Mar-a-Lago — the Susan G. Komen Foundation is leaning toward finding a new location...Show More Summary

A Clarion Call: Changing the Reality of Metastatic Breast Cancer

By Judy Salerno, M.D., M.S., President & CEO of Susan G. Komen, and Danny Welch, Ph.D., Komen Scholar and Professor and Chair Adjunct faculty of Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center Today's Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day underscores a disturbing reality in breast cancer. Show More Summary

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