Planned Parenthood launches new U.S. breast health initiative

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Planned Parenthood, a target of U.S. conservatives opposed to its abortion and birth control services, said on Monday it would use $ 3 million in donations to launch an initiative to fight breast cancer with expanded screenings and education. The donations poured into Planned Parenthood earlier this year in response to the decision by breast cancer charity Susan G. Komen for the Cure to cut off grant money to the women’s health network. The initiative will add to basic screenings at Planned Parenthood clinics by funding ultrasounds, biopsies and other follow-up services. …
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