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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 […]

Jerome’s Furniture is a Warrior in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

By |December 14th, 2016|

Jerome’s Furniture has been an avid supporter of the breast cancer community since 2014, from sponsorship to generous donations. Susan G. Komen San Diego has counted on their continuous collaboration to fight breast cancer. Jerome’s […]

Metastatic Breast Cancer

By |December 9th, 2016|

Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) is an advanced stage (stage IV) of breast cancer where tumor cells have spread to other parts of the body,such as the bones, liver, lungs or brain. Most breast cancer […]

Immunotherapies and Vaccines

By |December 2nd, 2016|

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 […]