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    Supporters are rallying around Planned Parenthood after renowned breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure decided to cut breast screening grants to the reproductive health organization.

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    For leaders of the nation's pre-eminent breast-cancer charity, it was a firestorm they didn't see coming _ and couldn't withstand.

  • The Susan Komen For The Cure international headquarters in Addison, Texas, are shown Feb. 3, 2012. After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood. (Associated Press)

    Komen backtracks on Planned Parenthood ban

    Breast cancer research foundation Susan G. Komen for the Cure reversed on Friday its decision to defund Planned Parenthood after a three-day uproar that saw the foundation come under intense political pressure by pro-choice advocates.

  • Susan G. Komen defends cutoff of Planned Parenthood

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the women's health foundation under intense criticism for breaking ranks with Planned Parenthood, denied Thursday that political considerations played any role in its decision to cut off funding to the nation's largest abortion provider.

  • Cancer charity confronts backlash over grant cuts

    The renowned breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure faced an escalating backlash Thursday over its decision to cut breast screening grants to Planned Parenthood. Some of Komen's local affiliates are openly upset, including all seven in California, and at least one top official has quit, reportedly in protest.

  • ** FILE ** In a Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, file photo, Nancy Brinker, founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

    Komen confronts backlash over grant cuts to Planned Parenthood

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the renowned breast-cancer charity, is facing an escalating backlash over its decision to halt breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood. Some of Komen's local affiliates are openly troubled, and at least one top official has quit, reportedly in protest.

  • Reactions heated on Planned Parenthood-Komen rift

    Planned Parenthood said Wednesday that it received more than $400,000 from 6,000 donors in the 24 hours after news broke that its affiliates would be losing grants for breast screenings from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer foundation.

  • Cancer charity halts grants to Planned Parenthood

    NEW YORK | The nation's leading breast cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates, creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two organizations that have assisted millions of women.

  • Cancer charity halts grants to Planned Parenthood

    The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates _ creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two iconic organizations that have assisted millions of women.

  • Cancer charity halts grants to Planned Parenthood

    The nation's leading breast cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates, creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two organizations that have assisted millions of women.

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