Breast Density

By |October 21st, 2016|

Breast density is a measure that compares the amount of fat and the amount of tissue that make up the breast. Less-dense breasts have more tissue and less fat. More-dense breasts have more tissue and […]

1 in 8 Women Will Develop Breast Cancer in Her Lifetime

By |October 17th, 2016|

Breast cancer affects so many around us. While it isn’t completely preventable, a few simple lifestyle changes can reduce your risk.

Regular exercise reduces your chance of cancer by about 10 to 20 percent.
Watch your […]

BRCA Research Saves Lives

By |October 14th, 2016|

BRCA1 and BRCA2 (breast cancer susceptibility) are genes that help prevent breast cancer from developing. They are responsible for repairing defects in our DNA and maintaining our genes, which can prevent tumors from forming. When they […]

The Fourth Annual Dine Out for the Cure

By |October 7th, 2016|

The Fourth Annual Dine Out for the Cure

Thursday, October 13, 2016
For one delicious day, local restaurants, bakeries and coffeehouses across San Diego will participate in Susan G.
Komen San Diego’s Dine Out for the Cure®. […]

About 1% of all Breast Cancer Cases Occur in Men

By |October 6th, 2016|

While breast cancer is known to be a feminine disease, it does occur in males. Survival rates for men are the same as for women with the same stage of cancer at the time […]

California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen Applaud Governor Brown for Signing Legislation to Expand Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment

By |October 5th, 2016|

The seven California Affiliates of Susan G. Komen thanked Gov. Jerry Brown for signing legislation designed to expand breast cancer screening and treatment standards for low-income Californians.  
The legislation, Assembly Bill 1795, authored by […]

Komen Funded Research Shows Promise in Slowing, Stopping Metastatic Breast Cancer

By |October 5th, 2016|

Work Led by Komen-Funded Young Investigator Reveals More about Role of RAGE in Breast Cancer Metastasis
A research grant awarded by Susan G. Komen in 2015 is breaking new ground in the understanding of metastatic […]

At Just Age 30, Hannah Martine Lives with Stage IV Breast Cancer

By |September 28th, 2016|

“Some of you know, some of you don’t yet, so here it goes. A few weeks ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s surreal, it’s scary, it’s a lot of things. At 29, […]

Thank you to our newest members of the Circle of Influence: Bobbie Gilbert, Chantal Breyfogle, Jacquellyn Martin and Krista Torquato!

By |September 27th, 2016|

Bobbie Gilbert, Chantal Breyfogle, Jacquellyn Martin and Krista Torquato joined Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Circle of Influence.  The Circle of Influence is a unique opportunity for those who make a financial investment of […]

KSON National Anthem Contest to sing at Race for the Cure and Craig Campbell Concert

By |September 23rd, 2016|

Do you want to show off your spectacular voice by singing the national anthem at Craig Campbell at Pala Casino Spa & Resort and at Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Race for the Cure? […]