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CIRCLE OF PROMISE DAY– August 1–7AM-11AM–CHOLLAS LAKE PARK

WALK & PROGRAM Brought to you by Susan G. Komen San Diego & San Diego Black Health Associates www.KomenSanDiego.org/COPday August 1 is “Circle of Promise Day” in the State of California. Breast cancer is the […]

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Top Five Jogging Stroller Features To Make Race Day More Enjoyable

The Komen San Diego Race for the Cure is only a few months away. Many participants like to bring their small children along to enjoy the fresh air and the festivities. One big question we […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Community Walk for Circle of Promise Day on Aug. 1

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among African American women; Community walk to raise awareness of breast cancer disparities amongst African American women Susan G. Komen San Diego, the County’s largest provider of free […]

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Komen Scholar in The San Diego Union Tribune

Susan G. Komen Scholar, Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, wrote an article that appeared in today’s San Diego Union Tribune on the new panel of genetic testing for breast cancer. Dr. Garber is also an […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Events
  1. Circle of Promise Day

    Saturday, August 1 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. Help the LA Sparks “DUNK” Breast Cancer

    Tuesday, August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  3. Free Mammogram Event

    Tuesday, August 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  4. Green Flash Treasure Chest Fest San Diego

    Saturday, August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Free Mammogram Event

    Wednesday, September 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

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