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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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Calling breast cancer survivors for focus group

Intervening on Reproductive Health in Young Breast Cancer Survivors Focus Group Information About this study We are enrolling breast cancer survivors into focus groups to provide feedback on a reproductive health survivorship care plan. This […]

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African American Celebrities and Breast Cancer

In honor of Black History Month, Susan G. Komen San Diego pays tribute to inspirational African American women and men of recent history who battled breast cancer. Wanda Sykes, the award winning comedian and actress had a […]

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African American Breast Cancer Study

If you are an African-American female, 20 —  79 years of age, a breast cancer survivor, living anywhere in the United States, let your voice be heard. Join the discussion on African-American women breast cancer […]

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Breast cancer hits close for former nurse

Former nurse, Cely Arroyo’s story began in March 2014 when she was diagnosed with stage 3 HER2 and metastatic breast cancer shortly after her 61st birthday.  Her family was shocked by this diagnosis because their […]

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3-Day and the 5k

What is the difference between the Race for the Cure 5k, and the 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk? The San Diego Race for the Cure set for Sunday, November 1, 2015 is part of an international series […]

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SB 137 will require insurance companies to provide updated provider directories

Changing the system to make it easier for patients – that’s what the Komen Advocacy Alliance is all about.  A new piece of legislation has recently been introduced that we support.  It’s called SB 137. […]

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Escondido, San Marcos women less likely to get screened for breast cancer

The San Diego Susan G. Komen Foundation has identified Escondido and San Marcos as high-priority areas for breast cancer screening because of the amount of barriers to healthcare. According to Laura Farmer Sherman, executive director […]

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Mueren menos mujeres latinas en San Diego por cáncer de mama

Menos mujeres latinas en el condado de San Diego están viviendo hoy con el cáncer de mama, comparado al año 2000, debido al alcance comunitario de Susan G Komen de San Diego, una fundación, con […]

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SUSAN G. KOMEN® APPLAUDS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S PRECISION MEDICINE INITIATIVE

Hopes to See Greater Investment Going Forward DALLAS – January 30, 2015 – The president and CEO of the world’s leading breast cancer organization hailed the Precision Medicine Initiative unveiled by President Obama today and […]

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