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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball nab rivalry win over La Cañada in "Dig for the Cure" match

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy volleyball nab rivalry win over La Cañada in "Dig for the Cure" match
    LA CAÑADA — Through the years, the crosstown rivalry between the La Cañada High and Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy girls' volleyball teams has resulted in some healthy competition. On Saturday, the Spartans and Tologs played a nonleague match with...
  • 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...
  • Burb's Eye View: A Pilates studio with a mission of health

    Burb's Eye View: A Pilates studio with a mission of health
    The reformer exercise machines at Janice Cronkhite's Toluca Lake Pilates studio sometimes serve a higher purpose. In 2008, Cronkhite threw some tables on the low machines and displayed a few donated items for a homegrown silent auction. She'd only...
  • What's behind the pink of Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

    What's behind the pink of Breast Cancer Awareness Month?
    Welcome to October, the official Breast Cancer Awareness Month — and the unofficial breast cancer marketing month. Pink is the new green, and we’ve seen what happens to that. Green-brag has found its way everywhere. The name for a...
  • Making A Different Kind Of Cancer Donation — To A Tissue Bank

    Making A Different Kind Of Cancer Donation — To A Tissue Bank
    Jane Pang has given her time, money and abounding energy to the fight against breast cancer. She's also shared the most personal and precious gift of all — a piece of herself. Earlier this year, Pang flew from Orange County, Calif., to...
  • Volleyball coach rides bike across state for charity

    Volleyball coach rides bike across state for charity
    Allan Knight-Rubenstein, Daytona Beach Father Lopez’s girls volleyball coach, completed a four-day bike ride for charity on Wednesday. An avid biker, Knight-Rubenstein rode solo from Cocoa Beach to Clearwater Beach and back, encompassing close...
  • IU scientists get $1.2M for breast cancer research

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana University researchers exploring possible new treatments for breast cancer have received nearly $1.2 million from a breast cancer charity to advance their work. The funding from Susan G. Komen is part of $4.5 million in...
  • Planned Parenthood, social media, and a win for women's health

    The recent reversal by the Susan G. Komen foundation of its decision to no longer fund grants to Planned Parenthood has, rightly, been hailed by many as a victory for the galvanizing power of the Internet. This comes not long after similar instances of...
  • Barbara Brenner dies at 61; breast cancer research activist

    As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard. She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
  • South Bend man drops 191 pounds

    South Bend man drops 191 pounds
    SOUTH BEND - It was a simple question that changed Jim Myers' life. Eighteen months ago, the South Bend resident took a friend -- a breast cancer survivor with multiple sclerosis -- in for a CAT scan. While she was having the procedure, he stepped on...
  • Early Detection is Key

    Early Detection is Key
    Susan G. Komen Foundation's Race for the Cure is coming up here in Wichita on September 28th.  It's the foundation's largest annual fundraiser and helps to educate men and women statewide about breast cancer and the importance of early detection.  If I've...