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Susan G. Komen cancels walks in 7 cities next year, including Chicago

The largest non-government funder of breast cancer research is canceling walks in seven U.S. cities next year, including Chicago.

‘Susan G. Komen for the Cure’ says participation for its three-day walks dropped 37-percent in the past four years.

As a result, its cutting walks for 2014 in Chicago, Phoenix, Boston, Cleveland, Tampa Bay, San Francisco and Washington.

The event will continue in seven other places.

This year’s Chicago three-day walk begins on August 9.

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3 Comments to “Susan G. Komen cancels walks in 7 cities next year, including Chicago”

    JRS said:
    June 5, 2013 at 9:54 AM

    Perhaps this is a result of their support of Planned Parenthood.

      Guest said:
      June 5, 2013 at 12:31 PM

      Amen.

    Guest said:
    June 5, 2013 at 4:50 PM

    I stopped giving when I found out money went to planned parenthood.

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