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October 5, 2012 | By Eryn Brown
If you've been to the grocery store lately, you're probably aware that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - that time of year when pink-ribboned products start popping up here and there, promising to send a portion of whatever you pay for them to organizations promoting breast cancer awareness.  This year, in addition to shopping for the familiar yogurts , sparkling water , golf balls and office tchotchkes ...
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October 5, 2012 | By Eryn Brown
If you've been to the grocery store lately, you're probably aware that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - that time of year when pink-ribboned products start popping up here and there, promising to send a portion of whatever you pay for them to organizations promoting breast cancer awareness.  This year, in addition to shopping for the familiar yogurts , sparkling water , golf balls and office tchotchkes ...
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February 1, 2012 | By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog
Not everyone associated with the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure is happy about the group's decision to sever ties with Planned Parenthood. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Connecticut , an affiliate based in Farmington, Conn., expressed "frustration" with the situation, posting on its Facebook page: "The decision regarding the funding of Planned Parenthood was made by Susan G. Komen for the Cure National Headquarters....
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August 20, 2012 | By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times, For the Booster Shots Blog
Planned Parenthood has launched a $3-million package of breast health programs designed to identify women at elevated risk of breast cancer, increase access to specialty healthcare for women with apparent breast abnormalities, and expand a breast health educational program aimed at Latinas. The initiative is to be funded with money donated in the wake of the Susan G. Komen Foundation's decision to withdraw its support for the organization -- a step that was reversed after it ignited a firestorm of controversy in February.
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August 20, 2012 | By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times, For the Booster Shots Blog
Planned Parenthood has launched a $3-million package of breast health programs designed to identify women at elevated risk of breast cancer, increase access to specialty healthcare for women with apparent breast abnormalities, and expand a breast health educational program aimed at Latinas. The initiative is to be funded with money donated in the wake of the Susan G. Komen Foundation's decision to withdraw its support for the organization -- a step that was reversed after it ignited a firestorm of controversy in February.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1999 | PETER M. WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The room was filled with hope and sisterhood, and together they pushed fear into the corners as more than 400 women, half of them breast cancer survivors, met Sunday to celebrate one another and life. The most poignant moment, in a day that included talks on everything from the law to medicine, came when Corinne Beacham Greene, 45, of Laguna Beach accepted an award as Orange County's most inspirational cancer survivor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1999 | JENNIFER MENA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of pink-capped women flooded Fashion Island on Sunday for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's annual charity run and walk. But many treated the Newport Beach event more like a family reunion than a sports competition. Take three women from the Garden Grove Unified School District who brought 426 male and female co-workers to participate, including breast cancer survivors, victims of other cancers and those related to cancer patients.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1999 | JENNIFER MENA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of pink-capped women flooded Fashion Island on Sunday for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's annual charity run and walk. But many treated the Newport Beach event more like a family reunion than a sports competition. Take three women from the Garden Grove Unified School District who brought 426 male and female co-workers to participate, including breast cancer survivors, victims of other cancers and relatives of cancer patients.
NEWS
May 10, 1995 | KATHRYN BOLD
Actress Leslie Charleson, whose character on "General Hospital" has been battling breast cancer, joined in the real-life fight against the disease at the "Taste of the Good Life" benefit for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. More than 200 guests wandered about South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court in Costa Mesa on Saturday, sampling food and wine from 22 restaurants and food shops as well as seven local and international vintners.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 10, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
A local hair salon will add breast cancer screenings to its list of services Saturday during the "Celebration of Life" event. Participants at Hairoots Styling Salon will get free mammograms, clinical breast exams and breast self-exam instructions. The event is sponsored by the North Orange County YWCA ENCOREplus breast health program and is paid for by the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Orange County Breast Cancer Partnership. The salon is at 209 N. Euclid St. Information: (714) 935-9720.
NEWS
February 1, 2012 | By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog
Not everyone associated with the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure is happy about the group's decision to sever ties with Planned Parenthood. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Connecticut , an affiliate based in Farmington, Conn., expressed "frustration" with the situation, posting on its Facebook page: "The decision regarding the funding of Planned Parenthood was made by Susan G. Komen for the Cure National Headquarters....
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1999 | JENNIFER MENA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of pink-capped women flooded Fashion Island on Sunday for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's annual charity run and walk. But many treated the Newport Beach event more like a family reunion than a sports competition. Take three women from the Garden Grove Unified School District who brought 426 male and female co-workers to participate, including breast cancer survivors, victims of other cancers and those related to cancer patients.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 27, 1999 | JENNIFER MENA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of pink-capped women flooded Fashion Island on Sunday for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation's annual charity run and walk. But many treated the Newport Beach event more like a family reunion than a sports competition. Take three women from the Garden Grove Unified School District who brought 426 male and female co-workers to participate, including breast cancer survivors, victims of other cancers and relatives of cancer patients.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 19, 1999 | PETER M. WARREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The room was filled with hope and sisterhood, and together they pushed fear into the corners as more than 400 women, half of them breast cancer survivors, met Sunday to celebrate one another and life. The most poignant moment, in a day that included talks on everything from the law to medicine, came when Corinne Beacham Greene, 45, of Laguna Beach accepted an award as Orange County's most inspirational cancer survivor.
NEWS
May 10, 1995 | KATHRYN BOLD
Actress Leslie Charleson, whose character on "General Hospital" has been battling breast cancer, joined in the real-life fight against the disease at the "Taste of the Good Life" benefit for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. More than 200 guests wandered about South Coast Plaza's Jewel Court in Costa Mesa on Saturday, sampling food and wine from 22 restaurants and food shops as well as seven local and international vintners.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1999 | Marissa Espino, (714) 966-5879
Free mammograms will be offered Friday and Saturday at St. Olaf's Lutheran Church to low-income women, age 40 or older, who have no insurance or high deductibles. The private screenings are being offered by the Young Women Christian Assn. in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Orange County Breast Cancer Partnership, Avon Breast Cancer Awareness Crusade and the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations. The church is at 12432 9th St.
NEWS
October 21, 1988
Actress Jill Eikenberry of "L.A. Law" has been named the official spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen Foundation, a national organization based in Dallas, TX, dedicated to the advancement of breast cancer education, research and treatment. Eikenberry successfully battled breast cancer two years ago and recently hosted and co-produced the television special, "Destined to Live," which dealt with the emotional aspects of breast cancer. Eikenberry and her husband and "L.A.
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