Planned Parenthood

1:23pm

Fri February 3, 2012
Health

Can Komen Recover From Controversy?

Originally published on Tue August 13, 2013 9:18 am

Nancy G. Brinker, CEO and founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

9:35am

Fri February 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Komen Foundation Now Says It Will Continue Grants To Planned Parenthood

Originally published on Fri February 3, 2012 12:14 pm

The Susan G. Komen Foundation just announced it will be providing grants to Planned Parenthood for that organization to use in basic screening and educating women about breast cancer.

"We will continue to fund existing grants, including those of Planned Parenthood, and preserve their eligibility to apply for future grants, while maintaining the ability of our affiliates to make funding decisions that meet the needs of their communities."

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9:35am

Fri February 3, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

In Reversal, Komen To Continue Funding Planned Parenthood

Originally published on Tue February 7, 2012 3:37 pm

Nancy G. Brinker, CEO and founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure

After days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has said it will continue funding for Planned Parenthood.

Earlier this week, the foundation moved to discontinue funding of breast cancer screening by Planned Parenthood. The Associated Press reported the change came because of a new Komen policy forbidding grants to organizations under official investigation.

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7:06am

Thu February 2, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Komen Says Efficiency, Not Politics, Drove Planned Parenthood Change

Originally published on Thu February 2, 2012 3:06 pm

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has rejected charges that its decision to discontinue funding for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America was politically motivated.

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5:12pm

Wed February 1, 2012
Your Health

Q&A: The Rift Between Komen, Planned Parenthood

So why did the nation's largest breast cancer charity cut off funding to Planned Parenthood? The answer depends on whom you ask. Here's a quick Q&A about Tuesday's decision.

Who are the players?

On one side is the charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which says it has raised $1.9 billion worldwide for breast cancer since it was created 30 years ago. Nancy Brinker started the foundation after Susan Komen, her sister, died of breast cancer.

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