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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 […]

Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday!

By |December 2nd, 2016|

Susan G. Komen San Diego needs your help this holiday season.  The need has never been more urgent for sustained funding that stays in San Diego County to help the women (and men) of […]

Race for the Cure Photos

By |November 27th, 2016|

2016 Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure Photos

2015 Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure Photos

2014 Susan G. Komen San Diego Race for the Cure Photos

Hereditary Breast Cancer

By |November 25th, 2016|

Most cases of breast cancer occur by chance. However, breast cancer can occur more often than usual in some families because of their genetic make-up. This type of breast cancer is called hereditary breast […]

The 411 on Metastatic Breast Cancer

By |November 21st, 2016|

Metastatic breast cancer is breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast and axillary lymph nodes to other parts of the body, most often the bones, lungs, liver or brain. Unfortunately, there is no […]

HER2 and Breast Cancer

By |November 18th, 2016|

HER2-positive breast cancer (HER2+) is a subtype of breast cancer that makes too much of a protein called HER2. HER2 normally helps a healthy breast cell grow and divide. But in about 25 percent of breast […]

Thanks to Komen San Diego’s 2016 Race for the Cure Top Sponsors

By |November 15th, 2016|

Thank you so much to our 2016 Race for the Cure Local Presenting Sponsors, Local Presenting Media Sponsors and our Platinum Sponsors. We appreciate your partnership and generosity.

 

 
Local Presenting Sponsors

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Giving Tuesday — November 29, 2016

By |November 14th, 2016|

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.
On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and […]

Environmental Factors and Breast Cancer

By |November 11th, 2016|

Factors inside and outside of the body can affect breast cancer risks and outcomes. Those outside the body are often called environmental factors. There is no one scientific definition for what is considered an […]

Bank of America Joins forces with Susan G. Komen as the Presenting Sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series and 3Day

By |November 9th, 2016|

Since 2009, Bank of America has contributed more than $6 million and have guaranteed a minimum of $3,000,000 more to Susan G. Komen® from January 2015 to December 2020.

By using the Pink Ribbon Banking […]