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Mastectomy Ink

Battling breast cancer doesn’t stop with the last day of chemo or radiation. Women face health and psychological issues for a long time after treatment is completed. One of the most commonly reported breast cancer […]

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Why Mike Volunteers

June 21, 2005. A date that doesn’t mean much to the general public, but it’s forever etched in my mind. This was when my mom died of breast cancer. During her struggle with the disease […]

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Breast Cancer Study — Memory and Motion

Are you interested in helping researchers learn more about the benefits of physical activity for breast cancer survivors? The Memory and Motion Study is looking for breast cancer survivors who: Were diagnosed in the last […]

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Breast Cancer News: Blood Test Could Help Predict Breast Cancer

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have created a blood test that can predict whether a woman will develop breast cancer within two to five years. The new test is different from others in that […]

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Grants Seek to Answer the Question: “How Does Breast Cancer Develop?”

Pilot Grants Awarded to Multidisciplinary Teams Using the Intraductal Approach to Advance Breast Cancer Prevention Susan G. Komen is funding three of four innovative pilot grants at The Susan Love Research Foundation research projects that […]

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Robin Rady, Susan G. Komen Board Member Won KPBS- Local Hero Award

One of Susan G. Komen San Diego’s newest Board Members, Robin Rady, was honored by KPBS this week with the Local Hero Award for her work with creating organizational binders for people with cancer. “Four […]

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Concerts in the Park in Mission Hills, Point Loma and Trolley Barn

Stop by the Anderson Plumbing Booths at Concerts in the Park this summer to support Komen! July 10-19th Annual Summer Concerts at Trolley Barn Park http://www.normalheights.org/parks/trolleybarnpark/ July 24th Point Loma Summer Concerts 2015 http://www.plconcerts.org/ August […]

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Susan G. Komen Hails Discovery of New Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene

Komen-Funded Research on Hereditary Breast Cancer Will Lead to Greater Understanding of Personal Risk DALLAS — April 27, 2015 — Susan G. Komen today hailed the discovery of a breast cancer susceptibility gene known as […]

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Komen News: New Findings in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Science Daily reports that a Komen-funded researcher, Dr. Gary L. Johnson, and his team at UNC have found a new way by which HER2-positive tumors avoid or resist treatment. The discovery, published in the journal […]

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Susan G. Komen® Statement on U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Updated Mammography Screening Guidelines

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, issued the following statement on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) call for public comment on updated mammography screening recommendations. The USPSTF today reiterated its […]

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    Wednesday, June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Tee It Up For A Cure Golf Clinics at Torrey Pines

    Friday, June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Sanford-Burnham Cancer Center Open House

    Thursday, June 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Volunteer Orientation

    Thursday, June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Tee It Up For A Cure Golf Clinics at Torrey Pines

    Friday, June 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

 

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Every year Susan G. Komen San Diego raises funds and awards grants, providing free services through our non-profit and research partners. Wherever there’s a gap—Komen fills it. With $1.1 million being granted this year, Komen San Diego continues to be the County’s largest funder of free breast cancer treatments, services and support and is the only organization providing qualified women the free services they need for every step of the breast cancer journey.

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