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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Race for the Cure to leave Newport

    The next Race for the Cure could be the last in Newport Beach. Officials with the Orange County affiliate of Susan G. Komen told the Newport Beach City Council this week that they are frustrated with the city's misguided priorities and plan to move...
  • Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher

    Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher
    Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49. "I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
  • Biz News: Uniqlo to open Sept. 3 at South Coast Plaza

    Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo will open its first Southern California stores this fall, including one at South Coast Plaza on Sept. 3. The chain will hire several hundred employees to run the new locations, which include Los Cerritos Center, the...
  • Komen chapter announces new board

    Susan G. Komen Orange County has announced its new 2014-15 board of directors. They include Costa Mesa resident Carrie Swanson; Laguna Beach resident and retired nurse Sol Reyes Roberts; Judie Vivian, founder of Newport Beach-based nonprofit Standup For...
  • Chicago races to run in May

    Chicago races to run in May
    It's spring! In Chicago! Lace up those running shoes and take a look at RedEye's list of May races to run in the city. May 3 >> Bark in the Park 5K - The plug: "The Anti-Cruelty Society’s largest single fundraiser" - Course: Montrose...
  • Prostate Cancer Should Have Same Awareness As Breast Cancer

    Anyone who reads a newspaper, watches television, goes online or is a football fan knows October was breast cancer awareness month. The iconic pink that has come to symbolize the disease — from dyed women's tresses, to the stylish ties donned by...
  • The pink backlash: Why some breast cancer advocates are seeing red

    The pink backlash: Why some breast cancer advocates are seeing red
    How could anybody be mad about pink? That's the question I first asked myself when I heard of the debate within the breast cancer community over whether the ribbon might be doing more harm than good. (Read Saturday's column if you haven't already) If...
  • Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race

    Hope for a cure amid a thinner crowd at Maryland Komen race
    Participation in the Komen Maryland Race for the Cure dropped for the second straight year, according to officials at the Sunday event. Yet those who braved the blustery climes to take part in the 21st annual event in Hunt Valley said they wouldn't...
  • Sheri Prentiss, breast cancer survivor

    Sheri Prentiss, breast cancer survivor
    Since she was a little girl, Sheri Prentiss knew she wanted to be a doctor. "My parents would remind me — if you want to be a doctor, you have to work harder than the other kids," says Prentiss, 45 (whose name, until her Oct. 1 marriage to...
  • Florida man denied mammogram because of sex

    Florida man denied mammogram because of sex
    A southwest Florida man is having a rough time getting a mammogram because of his sex. Donald Mudd of Port Charlotte said he's had a painful lump in his chest for the past several weeks, WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers reports. The lump is now the size of a...
  • HOA tries to force cancer survivor to remove pink ribbon

    HOA tries to force cancer survivor to remove pink ribbon
    A Naples woman who once fought cancer is now fighting her homeowner's association to be able to display her pink ribbon, FOX 4 is reporting. The management at Regent's Park told Linda Karp, a breast cancer survivor, that displaying the pink ribbon in...