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Susan G. Komen President Resigns; Founder Shifts Roles

posted on August 10, 2012

Liz Thompson, the president of the breast cancer foundation, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is resigning, and the founder of the group, Nancy Brinker, “is shifting away from … day-to-day management,” reports The Associated Press. “The high-profile departures come amid continuing fallout from Komen’s decision earlier this year to briefly end funding for Planned Parenthood.” Brinker stated, “I want now to focus on Susan G. Komen’s global mission and raising resources to bring our promise to women all around the world.”

Read at The Associated Press