Results for "breast cancer"

American Breast Cancer Foundation

November 18th, 2013

In November 2013, a class-action lawsuit was filed against American Breast Cancer Foundation (ABCF) for allegedly misleading donors. Specifically, the complaint alleges that ABCF represents that donations will help people in need pay for breast cancer screenings and diagnostic tests when, in reality, only 5.3% of the approximately $80 million raised by the Foundation has


American Breast Cancer Foundation

June 17th, 2013

The American Breast Cancer Foundation was recently named to a list of America’s worst charities by The Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting. The charity solicits donations for breast cancer screenings, but until recently, most of its money was spent on professional fundraising. Phyllis Wolf, the president of the American Breast Cancer


Plexus Breast Chek

October 25th, 2016

Some claims are not checking out with this MLM’s marketing of its Breast Chek self-exam kit.


Cure Your Own Cancer.org

March 25th, 2015

A web address change may be in order for this site promoting cancer self-treatment with cannabis oil.


Cancer Fund of America

June 17th, 2013

UPDATE: The Cancer Fund of America, along with Cancer Support Services, has agreed to dissolve under a settlement with the FTC and its president, James Reynolds Sr., is banned from profiting from charity fundraising or nonprofit work and from serving as a charity’s director or trustee or managing charitable assets.  Cancer Fund of America collects


Life Extension

February 21st, 2017

FDA cites more than 400 products touting unapproved drug treatment claims.


TINA.org Investigation Reveals What You Should Know About Plexus

November 12th, 2016

MADISON, CONN.  November 12, 2016 – Plexus Worldwide, an Arizona-based multilevel marketing (MLM) company that markets nutritional supplements, weight-loss, and personal care products, calls itself the “health and happiness” company that offers life-changing financial freedom for recruits. But an investigation by ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has found issues that could put a darker spin on the meaning



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