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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Participants at a Race for the Cure event (credit: Neshan H. Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Walk Texas In Susan G. Komen 3-Day

For eight years, D’Lyn Biggs has walked the Susan G. Komen 3-Day. She’s logged more than 400 miles, and along with a team of supporters has raised more than $800,000 for the cause.

CBS 11–11/01/2013

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October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.  The National Cancer Institute estimates that this year alone there will be 232,340 new cases of breast cancer in women and 2,240 new cases of breast cancer in men.  Help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer by signing up for The Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, October 19th and going out to support those participating in the Komen 3-day on Nov 1-3rd.  For more information go to Komen-Dallas.org or The3Day.org.  And to find out if you are eligible for a free mammogram at the YWCA please go to YWCADallas.org

10/14/2013

Judith A. Salerno, the new president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®. (credit: Susan G. Komen for the Cure)

New Komen CEO Makes Appearance At Dallas Conference

For the first time North Texas is hearing from the new President and CEO of the Komen Organization. Friday, Doctor Judith Salerno was introduced during a conference in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–06/21/2013

Judith A. Salerno, the new president and CEO of Susan G. Komen®. (credit: Susan G. Komen for the Cure)

Susan G. Komen Foundation Names New CEO

Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that it has a new CEO. The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker.

06/17/2013

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

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

Participants at a Race for the Cure event (credit: Neshan H. Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

Komen Cuts Half Of Its 3-Day Races, Cites Low Numbers

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its 3-day charity races next year because of a drop in participation. This comes more than a year after the organization experienced a backlash after its decision to stop Planned Parenthood grants.

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 Participation Down 11-Percent

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The preliminary numbers are in for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure held in Dallas on Saturday. In addition to a decrease in donations, organizers say race participation was down […]

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2012

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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Former Susan G. Komen Executive Has Book Deal

The former Susan G. Komen executive at the heart of the organization’s clash with Planned Parenthood has a book deal. Howard Books announced Monday that Karen Handel’s “Planned Bullyhood” will come out Sept. 11.

08/13/2012

Nancy Brinker, Founder, Susan G. Komen f

Big Management Shakeup At Komen Foundation

There’s news of a major management shakeup at Susan G. Komen for the Cure. A late afternoon press release detailed changes involving not only founder Nancy G. Brinker, but the organization’s president and several board members also.

08/08/2012

G.W. Bush Helps Renovate Health Center On Africa Trip

Former President George W. Bush has been helping to renovate a women’s cancer screening center in Zambia during a weeklong trip to Africa.

07/02/2012

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