Spotlight

Black History Month – Supporting Each Other to Strengthen Our Health

By |February 22nd, 2017|

Dr. Kelly Elmore grew up on the west side of Chicago. At age 8 she would write her name as “Dr. Elmore,” she knew that she wanted to be a women’s physician. With the […]

San Diego Businesswoman is Honorary Chair at Komen San Diego’s “Screen, Genes & The Choices We Make presented by Bank of America”

By |February 22nd, 2017|

Gina Champion-Cain is this years Honorary Chair, she is a local entrepreneur behind the local LuvSurf & Swell Coffee Brands, The Patio Restaurant Group & American National Investments

About Gina Champion-Cain
Ms. Champion-Cain has been responsible […]

New Breast Cancer Screening Tool Developed by Komen Scholar to be discussed at Komen San Diego’s Annual Dinner Symposium

By |February 15th, 2017|

Dr. Deborah Rhodes is Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic and Komen Scholar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Deborah J. Rhodes, M.D.  
Deborah J. Rhodes, M.D., is an associate professor of medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine […]

Black History Month – Our History Will Be What We Make of It

By |February 13th, 2017|

Wendy Shurelds is passionate about living life to the fullest and turning every bad situation into a positive experience. In 2009, Wendy lost her mom in a workplace fatality, she found herself speaking in […]

Former Co-host of “Good Morning America,” Author & Breast Cancer Survivor–Joan Lunden–to Moderate Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Dinner Symposium

By |February 8th, 2017|

Joan Lunden is an
award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women’s health & wellness advocate

 

 

About Joan Lunden
An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women’s health & wellness advocate, Lunden has been a trusted voice […]

Black History Month – Warriors Among Us

By |February 1st, 2017|

Debra Denise Hampton has been a San Diegan since birth. In 2015 she was working as a case manager for individuals placed in a program for drug and alcohol addiction. One day she started […]

Black History Month – Self-Advocate, Mother of Three & SURVIVOR

By |January 30th, 2017|

Sheri Hendrix understands the importance of being a self-advocate. At the age of 41 she went to her doctor and asked if she should be having a mammogram and explained that her grandma and […]

Laura Farmer Sherman to Retire as President & CEO of Susan G. Komen San Diego

By |January 18th, 2017|

Laura Farmer Sherman will serve her last day as president & CEO of Susan G. Komen San Diego on Dec. 31, 2017, after a decade-long commitment to the organization and the fight to provide […]

Komen Advocacy Helps Remove Age Restriction for Breast Cancer Diagnostic Procedures

By |January 16th, 2017|

 

 

California’s legislature recently passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1795. To comply with AB 1975, effective January 1, 2017, Every Woman Counts program will provide diagnostic services to symptomatic women under age 40.
Insurance and government programs […]

Komen urges congress not to repeal ACA without viable replacement

By |January 11th, 2017|

 

Susan G. Komen strongly feels that repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a viable replacement would lead to the loss of coverage and services to the populations we represent. We urge that any […]