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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Goodbye. Rest in Peace.

It’s tough for me to write this. I’ve struggled with the words. What do you say when two people you love have died? How do you write the words and capture the essence of their […]


Needs analysis underway: Breast cancer in San Diego County

Susan G. Komen San Diego is the expert on breast cancer. No other organization has the deep understanding of barriers to care, and no other organization raises funds to bridge those gaps making access available to […]

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Impact Update

First Six Months Report Thanks to your donations and fundraising efforts from last year, we were able to invest more than $1 million into our community and we wanted to share the progress of your […]

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Remembering Anne Frank

The theme for the 2015 Holocaust Memorial Day is “keep memory alive.”  Today I remember Anne Frank who started her diary at the age of just 13 while hiding from the German occupation of Amsterdam […]

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Cancer News: AACR and ASCO Urge FDA to Develop Regulations around E-Cigarettes

A new report from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to develop and implement regulations as soon as possible […]


Breast Cancer News: Gene Drives Triple Negative Development and Progression

According to Medical Xpress, new research suggests that an overactive BCL11A gene drives triple negative breast cancer development and progression. The research provides new routes to explore targeted treatments for this aggressive breast cancer subtype.

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Breast Cancer News: Treatment-Related Symptoms Not Linked to Improved Survival

Results of three retrospective analyses, funded in part by Komen, have found no association between treatment-related side effects from endocrine therapies and improved survival outcomes. The findings are published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. […]

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Cancer News: Number of People in the UK Living with Cancer Will Reach Record High

According to The Guardian, the number of people in the UK living with cancer will reach a record high of 2.5 million this year, up 400,000 from five years ago. UK charity Macmillan Cancer Support […]

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