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Breast Density and Breast Cancer Risk

By |March 24th, 2017|

You may have heard health reports about the importance of breast density on a mammogram (also called mammographic density), which has emerged as a strong risk factor for breast cancer in women. But what, […]

About Our Visit to Capitol Hill

By |March 22nd, 2017|

The Komen National Advocacy Summit took place in D.C. March 8-10. Komen advocates asked for support on three specific issues.

BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS
Preserve women’s access to breast cancer screenings by funding the National Breast and […]

Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Neither does Komen.

By |March 10th, 2017|

Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate, it doesn’t care about your race, religion, national identity, country of origin or how much money is in your pocket.  And neither does Susan G. Komen San Diego.   
“At Komen San Diego, services […]

Speaking Truth to Power – Washington, D.C.

By |March 9th, 2017|

 Presenting the 2017 Breast Cancer Bill of Rights
Hundreds of Susan G. Komen advocates descended on Washington D.C. to meet with elected officials about safeguarding and improving access to potentially life-saving services while removing insurance […]

Women’s History Month – Strides for a Brighter Future: Dr. Suzanne Afflalo

By |March 3rd, 2017|

National Women’s History Month is all about recognizing and acknowledging the women in our communities who are working hard to change women’s lives for the better. Dr. Suzanne Afflalo is that person to the […]

The Choices We Make: Rooting for our health at Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Dinner Symposium

By |February 28th, 2017|

Top 10 Healing Foods
by Chef Amiko Gubbins

Food is a key component to health and happiness, that’s a fact! A plant-based diet – whether or not it’s vegetarian – is at the heart of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]