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Bay Area groups react to Komen decision to pull breast-screening funds
Inside Bay Area

The nation’s largest and most widely recognized breast cancer advocacy organization faced a rolling avalanche of criticism and major revolt within its own ranks Thursday after a decision to eliminate all funding to Planned Parenthood. The decision by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation to halt grants totaling $680,000 last year — used by 19 Planned Parenthood affiliates across the nation for breast exams — has stirred debate across country since it was announced two days ago.

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