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Ellen Goodman — Mother of Susan G. Komen and Nancy Brinker 1920-2015

The Susan G. Komen family is heartbroken to say goodbye to a woman whose compassion, generosity and sense of service changed the world. Ellen Tressa Neuman Goodman, known to many of us at Komen as […]


How to Prevent Running Shoe Blisters

Race season is upon us and if you’re like me you just can’t wait to toss on a new pair of running shoes and start eating up the miles in preparation for an upcoming race. […]


5 MUST-HAVES for Your First Breast Cancer Race/Walk

Something Pink (No-brainer) For race/walk veterans this might seem like common sense but you’d be surprised how many newbies forget their ‘Something Pink.’ Be it just a ribbon or an accessory, pink is a necessity […]


Personal Message from Our Friends at Anderson Plumbing

The work of Susan G. Komen San Diego is very important to me because my family has struggled with breast cancer for many years. I am named after two important women in my life – […]


Middle School Comes to Komen

Eleven and 12 year olds from High Tech Middle Media Arts schooled the Komen team on their knowledge about breast cancer and our organization when they took a field trip to our office. We were […]


Breast Cancer News: Lumpectomy Rates Rising but Disparities Persist

MedPage Today reexamines recent findings which showed that more women are opting for breast-conserving therapy (lumpectomy) rather than mastectomy. However, the article highlights the disparities that exist among younger, less educated, uninsured and low-income women […]


Komen-Funded Research Focused on Treatment and Support

New Komen-funded research published in the journal Oncogene has shown that the hormone progesterone might stimulate the growth of breast cancer cells that are resistant to anti-estrogen therapy and chemotherapy. The study explains that these […]


US Treasury Department To Place Woman On $10 Bill

The US Treasury Department has finally decided that it’s time for a woman to be featured on US currency once again. The last woman featured was Martha Washington from 1891-1896 on the $1 Silver Certificate. […]


Juneteenth Celebrations This Weekend!

There’s another independence day we celebrate along with Fourth of July.  It’s called Juneteenth.  And celebrations are happening up and down California. Juneteenth is the oldest known American celebration commemorating the end of legalized slavery […]

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Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program Reduced Mortality

Under the Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Program, all women aged 50 to 69 are invited for mammography screening every two years. The program was launched as a pilot project in four counties in 1995/96 and […]

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Susan G. Komen San Diego Services

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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Banking on a Promise with Bank of America®

Give back to Susan G. Komen while using your Komen branded credit card. From February 2012 to May 2015, Bank of America is guaranteeing a minimum of $1,000,000 to Susan G. Komen. For each new Susan G. Komen branded credit card account opened and activated, Komen receives a minimum of $3 and .20% of all net retail purchases made with the card. For example, 20 cents of ever $100 will be donated to Komen. Komen will also receive $1 for each annual renewal of the card.

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