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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.

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Komen Foundation VP resigns, blasts Planned Parenthoodupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 22:25:00

Karen Handel, a vice president with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation who resigned Tuesday after a controversy over funding for Planned Parenthood projects, blasted the organization and defended her role in the debate.

Komen Foundation reverses funding decision of Planned Parenthoodupdated: Sat Feb 04 2012 08:08:00

Faced with a deluge of opposition that included pressure from lawmakers and internal dissent, one of America's leading breast cancer advocacy groups on Friday reversed itself on a decision that would have cut off funding to some Planned Parenthood projects.

Komen restores Planned Parenthood fundsupdated: Sat Feb 04 2012 08:08:00

The Susan G. Komen Foundation reverses its decision and announces that it will restore funds to Planned Parenthood.

Women's health not just about breastsupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 18:06:00

If you travel to the island of Delos in Greece, you might be surprised to visit ruins dominated by statues of gigantic stone penises. Even in its ancient, mythological context, it's jarring to see such a disembodied representation of the human form. Women, of course, are perhaps a bit more accustomed than men to being reduced to a collection of body parts. Even so, it was startling to hear earlier this week that one of America's largest and wealthiest advocates of women's health appears to be fixated on breasts, rather than on the women to whom they are attached.

Komen flips after angry backlashupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 18:06:00

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on Komen's decision to restore funding to Planned Parenthood.

Supporters rally around Planned Parenthood amid funding uproarupdated: Fri Feb 03 2012 10:47:00

The fallout from the Susan G. Komen foundation's decision not to renew funding for some Planned Parenthood projects has led to threatened resignations, angry press statements and a letter from Senate Democrats. Now the mayor of New York has gotten involved.

Planned Parenthood decries 'bullies'updated: Fri Feb 03 2012 10:47:00

Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards says far right-wing groups won't deter the quest to provide breast cancer care.

Did Komen 'cave' to political pressure?updated: Thu Feb 02 2012 21:14:00

Komen Foundation comes under fire after cutting funds to Planned Parenthood. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Christian publisher pulls Bible from shelves, anti-abortion advocates celebrateupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 10:34:00

A Christian publisher is withdrawing copies of the "Cancer Awareness Bible," from stores because the Bible helped raised money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, which in turn contributed to Planned Parenthood. Elizabeth Edwards's Daughter: I'll Be Thinking of Mom on My Wedding Dayupdated: Sat Sep 24 2011 22:29:00

Cate Edwards says her mother "never gave up hope" that there was a cure for cancer

After the mammogram storm, what should women do?updated: Wed Aug 03 2011 08:29:00

Christie Hall began putting off mammograms long before debate about appropriate screening became a hot-button issue.

Betty Ford diesupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 07:17:00

Betty Ford, the widow of late President Gerald Ford and a co-founder of the Betty Ford clinic in California, has died at the age of 93.

Betty Ford brought breast cancer out into the openupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 07:17:00

In a long and wonderful life, Betty Ford became one of America's most influential and accomplished first ladies and one of our nation's foremost advocates on behalf of those suffering with alcohol and drug dependencies.

Fewer mammograms being done, studies showupdated: Mon May 02 2011 09:03:00

The use of mammograms has dipped since a medical task force made controversial recommendations that women in their 40s may not need to get breast cancer screenings every year, according to one of three small studies to be presented Monday.

2010: New mammogram researchupdated: Mon May 02 2011 09:03:00

A new study supports screening women for breast cancer after age 40. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports.

First-time triathlete bets on himself, and a charity is the big winnerupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 18:33:00

Brian Kuritzky, a 24-year-old securities analyst, has long been a competitive person.

Activists call foul on KFC bucket campaignupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 10:00:00

Can chicken breasts help beat breast cancer? KFC officials are hoping customers will flock to help the chicken chain make a record-breaking donation of $8.5 million.

Breast 'awareness' trumps self-exams, docs sayupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 11:45:00

A vacation to Washington nearly a decade ago led to a life-changing revelation for Kathi Cordsen. Passing by a breast cancer awareness event, her mother blurted it out: Her doctor had just confirmed that she had breast cancer.

Breast cancer message goes globalupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 11:07:00

A nurse in Jordan who was diagnosed for breast cancer last year is dying because she didn't seek treatment. The family of a woman in Tanzania didn't know she was ill until her tumor started eating through her skin.

Middle East breast cancer crisisupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 11:07:00

The Middle East is home to a growing breast cancer epidemic. CNN's Barbara Starr reports. Imaging a Promising Cancer Detectorupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 12:00:00

A radioactive tracer that "lights up" cancer hiding inside dense breasts showed promise in its first big test against mammograms, revealing more tumors and giving fewer false alarms

Bush earned $719,000 in 2007updated: Fri Apr 11 2008 17:00:00

President and Mrs. George W. Bush reported taxable income of $719, 274 for the tax year 2007 and paid $221,635 in federal income taxes, the White House said Friday.

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