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Review for Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., National Office, Dallas, TX, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

I have been an oncology nurse for 20 years. I have been very uncomfortable with the Komen Foundation for a long time. I believe the pink ribbon campaign blurs the line between corporate sponsorship and using breast cancer to sell products. Komen completely marginalizes male breast cancer patients treating breast cancer as only a women's disease. 2000 men a year are diagnosed with breast cancer. They are not only having to cope with cancer but also the stigma of having a "women's disease".The most egregious thing that they do is promote the 3 Day Walk which this year is requiring each walker(even cancer survivors) to raise $2300.

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