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People participate in a march organized by Komen For the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer charity. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Komen Cuts Half Its 3-Day Walks, Cites Low Numbers

The DFW event will still go on, but Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its three-day charity walks in several other cities next year.

06/05/2013

People participate in a march organized by Komen For the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer charity. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Komen Race Gets Less Online Money

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s signature walk has drawn fewer online signups and donations than last year in the foundation’s hometown.

10/21/2012

The pink ribbon, symbolic of breast cancer support, is seen during the Komen Community Challenge rally on April 26, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Komen Says Thanks, But No Thanks To Porn Donation

The embattled Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has lost more than a few donations after a tumultuous year that included a shakeup of management. But a pledged donation from a website was quickly met with a “thanks, but no thanks,” from the group.

10/04/2012

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Cancer Survivors Race Through Store “For The Cure”

The store was open for business when customers heard over the loud speaker that there was a race taking place in the store.

CBS 11–09/24/2012

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Several Executives Leave Komen After Controversy

At least five high-ranking executives with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity have resigned in the aftermath of the organization’s decision to eliminate its funding for Planned Parenthood.

03/22/2012

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Komen Reverses Course, Will Keep Funding Planned Parenthood

After a huge outcry, Komen has backed down from its controversial move earlier this week.

02/03/2012

The pink ribbon, symbolic of breast cancer support, is seen during the Komen Community Challenge rally on April 26, 2007 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Komen Foundation’s Perfume Proves Controversial

Pink ribbons adorn everything from Airplanes to yogurt. But when the Susan G. Komen Foundation endorsed “Promise Me,” a perfume, someone raised a stink.

10/15/2011

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T-Shirt, Arm Band Causing Weatherford Controversy

A Weatherford mother, undergoing treatment for breast cancer, has a fight on her hands. This one is against school officials who won’t allow her daughter to wear a particular breast cancer awareness t-shirt or bracelet.

10/19/2010