Know Your 4 Keys to Life

By |August 27th, 2014|

1. Know your risk

Talk to both sides of your family to learn about your family health history
Talk to your health care provider about your personal risk of breast cancer

2. Get screened

Talk with your […]

Breast Cancer Facts

By |August 18th, 2014|

Every 13 minutes, one woman in the U.S. will lose her life to breast cancer. But, women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer have a 99 percent survival rate. Race with us on November […]

How Komen San Diego Seeks to Be Inclusive

By |August 18th, 2014|

Komen San Diego is made up of a diverse group of dedicated volunteers and staff who are representative of the community around us.  The values that guide our work are not just words on […]

Screens, Genes, and the Choices We Make

By |August 15th, 2014|

On Tuesday, September 30, Susan G. Komen San Diego—the local organization synonymous with breast health—will host a dinner and an engaging, upbeat, and entertaining discussion about the facts that can keep you informed, healthy, […]

How to Comfort a Friend with Cancer

By |August 14th, 2014|

San Diego Family Magazine is working on an article for the October issue about “How to Comfort a Friend with Cancer.” The editor is asking for people to contribute to the article. Do you […]

Progress in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

By |August 14th, 2014|

Progress in the Fight Against Breast Cancer 

More early detection and effective treatment– Currently, about 70 percent of women 40 and older receive regular mammograms, the single most effective screening tool to find breast cancer early. […]

A Komen Mammogram Saved My Life

By |August 13th, 2014|

Dial 2-1-1 to find out where to get a mammogram. Don’t delay, ladies.

Why Komen San Diego?

By |August 13th, 2014|

Susan G. Komen San Diego is the expert on breast cancer. No other organization has the deep understanding of barriers to care, and no other organization raises funds to bridge those gaps making access […]

Anniversary of Suzy Komen’s Passing

By |August 13th, 2014|

Thirty-four years ago, on August 4, 1980, Suzy Komen passed away to breast cancer and her sister, Nancy, made a promise to her that she would end this disease forever. In 1977, at the age of […]

Why We Work Here

By |August 13th, 2014|

The very opposite of a large bureaucracy – Komen San Diego operates on a very lean budget and small 6-person staff. Ever wonder who is behind the work and events you see? In addition […]