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About Our Visit to Capitol Hill

By |March 22nd, 2017|

The Komen National Advocacy Summit took place in D.C. March 8-10. Komen advocates asked for support on three specific issues.

BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS
Preserve women’s access to breast cancer screenings by funding the National Breast and […]

Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Neither does Komen.

By |March 10th, 2017|

Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate, it doesn’t care about your race, religion, national identity, country of origin or how much money is in your pocket.  And neither does Susan G. Komen San Diego.   
“At Komen San Diego, services […]

Speaking Truth to Power – Washington, D.C.

By |March 9th, 2017|

 Presenting the 2017 Breast Cancer Bill of Rights
Hundreds of Susan G. Komen advocates descended on Washington D.C. to meet with elected officials about safeguarding and improving access to potentially life-saving services while removing insurance […]

Tax Tips to Get the Most from Your Charitable Contributions

By |February 19th, 2017|

Tax Day 2017 is Tuesday, April 18
by Judi Steadman, Director of Individual & Planned Giving,
Susan G. Komen San Diego

Tax day is quickly approaching. As you are gathering all your information to file your taxes don’t forget […]

Research Saves Lives

By |December 30th, 2016|

Because of medical research, the death rate for breast cancer in the US is 30 percent lower than it was 25 years ago and more than 3.1 million people are breast cancer survivors today.

But […]

Thank you CBS 8, 100.7 KFM-BFM and AM 760 KFMB

By |December 27th, 2016|

 

CBS 8, 100.7 KFM-BFM and AM 760 KFMB are Susan G. Komen San Diego’s local presenting media sponsors. They joined us in the fight against breast cancer again at the 2016 Race for the […]

Obesity and Breast Cancer

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Maintaining a healthy weight makes a difference when it comes to breast cancer:

Being obese or overweight after menopause can increase your risk of breast cancer by as much as 30-60 percent.
Being overweight or gaining […]

Double Your Contribution with Matching Gift Programs

By |December 21st, 2016|

Matching Gifts
We invite you to join those donors who have s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d their dollars to help fight breast cancer. Did you know that many companies will match dollar-for-dollar what you donate to Komen?  Many companies […]

Ralphs & Food 4 Less “Sharing the Courage Campaign”

By |December 21st, 2016|

Ralphs and Food 4 Less stores are Local Presenting Sponsors for Susan G. Komen San Diego’s 2016 Race for the Cure. During this year’s Race, Food 4 Less and Ralphs also came together to […]

Nutrition and Breast Cancer

By |December 16th, 2016|

No food or diet can prevent you from getting breast cancer or keep it from returning (recurrence). But some foods can help keep your body healthy as it can be and may also reduce […]