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7 Tips for Charitable Giving During the Holiday Season

by Judi Steadman, Director of Individual & Planned Giving, Susan G. Komen San Diego Navigating the waters of charitable giving can seem difficult with the hustle and bustle of the season – what organization do […]

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Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday!

Susan G. Komen San Diego needs your help this holiday season.  The need has never been more urgent for sustained funding that stays in San Diego County to help the women (and men) of our […]

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Giving Tuesday — November 29, 2016

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and […]

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Bank of America Joins forces with Susan G. Komen as the Presenting Sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series and 3Day

Since 2009, Bank of America has contributed more than $6 million and have guaranteed a minimum of $3,000,000 more to Susan G. Komen® from January 2015 to December 2020. By using the Pink Ribbon Banking […]

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Komen San Diego Featured on Front Page of The San Diego Union Tribune

A SURVIVOR WITH A LIFE-SAVING STORY TO TELL By: Karla Peterson | November 1st, 2016 San Diego Union Tribune Hannah Martine thought she knew everything about breast cancer that she needed to know. She was […]

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Immunotherapies and Vaccines

Immunotherapies are a relatively new and promising area of breast cancer treatments that use the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. There are many types of immunotherapies, including the use of vaccines. Like traditional […]

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Race for the Cure Photos

2016 Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure Photos [Show slideshow] 1234232425► 2015 Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure Photos [Show slideshow] 1234151617► 2014 Susan G. Komen San Diego Race […]

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Hereditary Breast Cancer

Most cases of breast cancer occur by chance. However, breast cancer can occur more often than usual in some families because of their genetic make-up. This type of breast cancer is called hereditary breast cancer. […]

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The 411 on Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and axillary lymph nodes to other parts of the body, most often the bones, lungs, liver or brain. Unfortunately, there is no cure […]

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HER2 and Breast Cancer

HER2-positive breast cancer (HER2+) is a subtype of breast cancer that makes too much of a protein called HER2. HER2 normally helps a healthy breast cell grow and divide. But in about 25 percent of breast cancers, […]

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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®

When you open a new eligible Pink Ribbon Banking account*, Bank of America contributes to Susan G. Komen®.  This money will help save lives, ensure quality of care for all and energize science and research in the fight to end breast cancer.

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