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  • Komen insider: Planned Parenthood 'outgunned and overwhelmed' cancer charity

    Criticizing major players on both sides, former Susan G. Komen for the Cure vice president Karen Handel has written a blistering insider's account of the prominent cancer charity's decision to halt grants to Planned Parenthood and its swift retreat in the face of an intense, widespread backlash.


  • ** FILE ** This Feb. 7, 2012, file photo shows Karen Handel, former vice president for public policy for Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity, speaking during an interview in Atlanta. Handel, the former Susan G. Komen executive at the heart of the organization's clash with Planned Parenthood, has a book deal. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, file)

    Komen insider: Planned Parenthood 'outgunned and overwhelmed' cancer charity

    Criticizing major players on both sides, Karen Handel, former vice president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, has written a blistering insider's account of the prominent cancer charity's decision to halt grants to Planned Parenthood and its swift retreat in the face of an intense, widespread backlash.


  • ** FILE ** Nancy Brinker (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

    Komen president resigning; founder shifting roles

    The president and the founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure are stepping down, the nation's largest breast cancer foundation said in announcing a major leadership shake-up. The high-profile departures come amid continuing fallout from Komen's decision earlier this year to briefly end funding for Planned Parenthood.


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