Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation http://kunc.org en After Long Search, Komen Foundation Replaces Brinker As CEO http://kunc.org/post/after-long-search-komen-foundation-replaces-brinker-ceo The Komen Foundation for the Cure has a new chief executive.<p>Dr. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:36:00 +0000 45943 at http://kunc.org After Long Search, Komen Foundation Replaces Brinker As CEO Komen Foundation Scales Back Fundraising Walks http://kunc.org/post/komen-foundation-scales-back-fundraising-walks Fallout from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation's controversial and short-lived decision to halt funding for Planned Parenthood projects appears to still be piling up.<p>The group is pulling the plug on three-day events featuring fundraising walks in Washington, D.C., and six other cities in 2014. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 14:57:00 +0000 45343 at http://kunc.org Komen Foundation Scales Back Fundraising Walks Planned Parenthood Windfall Funds Breast Health Expansion http://kunc.org/post/planned-parenthood-windfall-funds-breast-health-expansion When the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure moved to cut funding for Planned Parenthood's work to screen women for breast cancer early this year, the reaction was swift and furious.<p>The foundation quickly <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/02/03/146344674/in-reversal-komen-reinstates-funding-for-planned-parenthood">reversed course</a>. Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:42:00 +0000 32412 at http://kunc.org Planned Parenthood Windfall Funds Breast Health Expansion Planned Parenthood Controversy Hangs Over Komen's Fundraising Races http://kunc.org/post/planned-parenthood-controversy-hangs-over-komens-fundraising-races On Saturday, the<a href="http://globalrace.info-komen.org/site/PageServer?pagename=HQ_GR_Homepage"> Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure</a> will be run and walked in Washington. This year, the field won't be so crowded.<p>The race in the nation's capital is one of the breast cancer charity's biggest fundraisers each year. But as Pam Fessler reports on <em>Morning Edition</em>, participation this time around is way down. About 25,000 people are expected to take part this weekend, off around a third from last year's 37,000. Fri, 01 Jun 2012 15:08:00 +0000 28188 at http://kunc.org Planned Parenthood Controversy Hangs Over Komen's Fundraising Races Top Executives Quit Komen After Planned Parenthood Controversy http://kunc.org/post/top-executives-quit-komen-after-planned-parenthood-controversy There have been several high-profile resignations from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure amid calls for the group's founder and chief executive to resign, media reports say.<p><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/AP44db856e0073478e85550156738c797a.html" target="_blank">The Associated Press is reporting</a> that at least five top officials quit the Dallas-based organization after it took a decision — since reversed — to eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides reproductive health care, including breast cancer screening, contraceptives and abortions. Thu, 22 Mar 2012 22:36:00 +0000 24397 at http://kunc.org