| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Both the president, Liz Thompson, and the founder, Nancy Brinker, Susan G Komen announced Wednesday they are stepping down. It's latest shake-up at the non-profit.
In January, Komen decided to eliminate funding to Planned Parenthood. After a three-day...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Susan G. Komen For the Cure Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Race
The annual 10K/5K Run/ Walk and 1 mile Fun Walk gathers individuals from around the area to celebrate life, remember those who have lost the battle against breast cancer, and raise funds...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood, a target of U.S. conservatives opposed to its abortion and birth control services, said on Monday it will use $3 million in donations to launch an initiative to fight breast cancer with expanded screenings and...
| Aug 3, 2012
The Susan G. Komen race for the cure--synonymous with pink ribbons and breast cancer.
Two professors at Dartmouth Medical School now claim that Komen ads appearing magazines last October implied that skipping mammograms is harmful.
In short stating...
| Aug 8, 2012
Two leaders of one of America's leading breast cancer advocacy groups are leaving their posts, months after the foundation came under fire during a controversy over funding for Planned Parenthood projects.
Nancy Brinker will leave her position as CEO and...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
For an activist, Kathleen Glueck is exceptionally polite. When speaking, she reflexively checks her tone, careful to not monopolize a conversation.
"I'm rattling on too much," she says, unnecessarily apologetic.
After sending me data to make her case,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Two years ago, when Sade Miller was in fifth grade at Ridgely Elementary School in Denton, she decided to raise money for the hospice in Caroline County.
Instead of holding a bake sale or asking the adults in her life for money, Sade (pronounced Sha-day)...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Wedding date: Dec. 29, 2012
Her story: Annie Balczerak, 31, grew up near Hunt Valley. She is a real estate agent at Prudential Home Sale WGC Realty in Baltimore. Her father, Edwin, is a retired pharmacist. Her mother, Patricia, is a retired...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Elsa Sanchez sabe muy bien lo que es no detectar el cáncer a tiempo. Esta mujer colombiana de 42 años de edad y residente de Boca Ratón, perdió el año pasado a quien era el compañero de su vida, su esposo, Luis, debido al cáncer.
Por ello, y a pesar...