New Komen Leader Has Eye On FutureThe new leader of the Susan G. Komen organization said that it has moved on from the controversy over its decision to stop giving grants to Planned Parenthood.
Thousands Walk Texas In Susan G. Komen 3-DayFor 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.
October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober 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 <a href="http://komen-dallas.org" target="_blank">Komen-Dallas.org</a> or <a href="http://The3Day.org" target="_blank">The3Day.org</a>. And to find out if you are eligible for a free mammogram at the YWCA please go to <a href="http://ywcadallas.org" target="_blank">YWCADallas.org</a>.
New Komen CEO Makes Appearance At Dallas ConferenceFor 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.
Susan G. Komen Foundation Names New CEOSusan 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.
Komen Cuts Half Its 3-Day Walks, Cites Low NumbersThe 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.
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.
Dallas Komen Race Participation Down 11-Percent
Dallas Komen Race Gets Less Online MoneyThe Susan G. Komen for the Cure's signature walk has drawn fewer online signups and donations than last year in the foundation's hometown.
Komen Says Thanks, But No Thanks To Porn DonationThe 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.
Former Susan G. Komen Executive Has Book DealThe 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.
Big Management Shakeup At Komen FoundationThere’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.