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2009-04-07 14:01:00

Leader of Global Breast Cancer Movement Continues Unprecedented Investment in Research Despite Troubled Global Economy DALLAS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to caring for those coping with breast cancer while trying to rid future generations of the disease, Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's leading breast cancer organization, today announced $60 million in research grants to U.S. and international scientists. This year's allocation includes $25.7 million earmarked for Komen...

2009-04-03 10:43:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Architects, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner based in Duluth, GA, is challenging their employees and clients to join the 2009 19th Annual Komen Atlanta Race for the Cure taking place at Atlantic Station on May 9th, 2009. For every employee or client that participates in the race under their team, "Michelle's Angel's," Innovative Architects will make a donation to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Atlanta Affiliate. The company has some...

2009-04-01 16:44:00

DETROIT, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure(R), and its local presenting sponsor, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, join other Komen Affiliates and cancer-fighting organizations across the country today to applaud the introduction of the 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act, bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Sens. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). (Logo:...

2009-03-24 04:00:00

Pangea3 becomes first legal outsourcing company to provide high-volume pro bono legal services to a charitable organization NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pangea3 LLC, the global leader in legal outsourcing to corporate in-house counsel and law firms, announced today that it will donate legal support services to Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), the world's largest breast cancer organization. Pangea3 pledged to donate comprehensive contract management services to Komen's legal team. This...

2009-03-23 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance commended Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Sue Myrick (R-NC), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Donna Christensen (D-VT) and Melissa Bean (D-IL) for their efforts to inspire young women to take control of their breast health with the introduction today of the "Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act of 2009." The EARLY Act will initiate an aggressive public education campaign about...

2009-03-10 09:00:00

Last Year's National Race Provides $3.7 Million Impact on D.C. Breast Health WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and the leaders of Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) joined the Hon. Giovanni Castellaneta, Ambassador of Italy to the United States, at the Italian Embassy to officially kick off registration for the first-ever Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure(R), which will be held on the Washington, D.C. National Mall June 6, 2009. (Logo:...

2009-03-09 13:11:00

Return to Private Life Increases Volunteer Time to World's Largest Breast Cancer Organization Founded in Her Sister's Memory WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy G. Brinker ignited the global breast cancer movement 29 years ago by promising her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died at age 36 of the disease, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer. Now that her two-year tenure as U.S. Chief of Protocol has ended, Ambassador Brinker is able to increase the time she has...

2009-03-02 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance commended the Obama Administration today for moving swiftly to fill a key cabinet post, with the nomination of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO) "We are encouraged that the Obama Administration has moved proactively to nominate Governor Sebelius as the new Health and Human Services...

2009-02-27 10:49:00

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tulsa Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has selected five Tulsa-based non-profit organizations to receive grant awards totaling $420,000, with an additional $143,215 earmarked for national breast cancer research. The recipients, which include Indian Health Care Resource Center, St. John Medical Center, Tulsa Project Woman, Inc., Breast Cancer Network of Strength - Northeastern Oklahoma Affiliate and Morton Comprehensive Health Services,...

2009-02-26 15:33:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Advocacy Alliance applauds President Barack Obama for laying the groundwork for fundamental health care reform and for his commitment to discovering and delivering the cures to cancer with the release of his first budget blueprint today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070122/NYM084LOGO) "We were thrilled Tuesday evening to hear President Obama voice his commitment to reforming our health care...