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Breast Cancer Fundraising: Where Does All That Money Go?

By Lorraine Jones, BDO Staff Writer Every year, the month of October is filled with pink ribbons, walks and marathons—even pink cleats in the NFL—all in the name of breast cancer awareness. Grocery store aisles are lined with familiar products in special-edition pink packages. In the 2009-2010 fiscal year, the breast cancer organization giant Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation reported approximately US ...

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Breast cancer, one woman’s struggle

Breast cancer, one woman’s struggle Breast cancer patient Joshlyn Earls, founder of Fighting 4 The Tatas.   (Courtesy of Eliz C. Dowdy) By Eliz C. Dowdy Special to the NNPA from the Precinct Reporter      The Precinct Reporter sat down recently for a one-on one chat with Joshlyn Earls who has worn many hats, but is now in the toughest fight of her life–the battle with inflammatory breast cancer.     Earls h ...

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