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Cancer Organization Gilda’s Club Changes Name Because They Forgot Who Gilda Radner Was
Gilda's Club is a network of cancer charities that help patients cope with the disease. It is named after Gilda Radner, an original Saturday Night Live cast member, who died in 1989 of ovarian cancer. She said the disease gave her "membership in an elite club I'd rather not belong to." The Madison, Wisconsin branch of the organization announced they're changing their name to the Cancer Support Community in January 2013, leaving Gilda's legacy behind, and other branches are following suit. This isn't okay.Read on...