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Escondido, San Marcos women less likely to get screened for breast cancer

By |March 2nd, 2015|

The San Diego Susan G. Komen Foundation has identified Escondido and San Marcos as high-priority areas for breast cancer screening because of the amount of barriers to healthcare.
According to Laura Farmer Sherman, executive […]

Mueren menos mujeres latinas en San Diego por cáncer de mama

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Menos mujeres latinas en el condado de San Diego están viviendo hoy con el cáncer de mama, comparado al año 2000, debido al alcance comunitario de Susan G Komen de San Diego, una fundación, […]

African American Celebrities and Breast Cancer

By |February 18th, 2015|

In honor of Black History Month, Susan G. Komen San Diego pays tribute to inspirational African American women and men of recent history who battled breast cancer.

Wanda Sykes, the award winning comedian and actress had a […]

World Cancer Day

By |February 4th, 2015|

Where you live shouldn’t determine whether you live.
Today is World Cancer Day and breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. Since inception Susan G. Komen’s global programs have provided more than […]

SUSAN G. KOMEN® APPLAUDS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S PRECISION MEDICINE INITIATIVE

By |January 30th, 2015|

Hopes to See Greater Investment Going Forward
DALLAS – January 30, 2015 – The president and CEO of the world’s leading breast cancer organization hailed the Precision Medicine Initiative unveiled by President Obama today and […]

Remembering Anne Frank

By |January 28th, 2015|

The theme for the 2015 Holocaust Memorial Day is “keep memory alive.”  Today I remember Anne Frank who started her diary at the age of just 13 while hiding from the German occupation of […]

African American Breast Cancer Study

By |January 16th, 2015|

If you are an African-American female, 20 —  79 years of age, a breast cancer survivor, living anywhere in the United States, let your voice be heard. Join the discussion on African-American women breast […]

Cancer News: AACR and ASCO Urge FDA to Develop Regulations around E-Cigarettes

By |January 12th, 2015|

A new report from the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) urges the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to develop and implement regulations as soon as […]

Breast Cancer News: Gene Drives Triple Negative Development and Progression

By |January 12th, 2015|

According to Medical Xpress, new research suggests that an overactive BCL11A gene drives triple negative breast cancer development and progression. The research provides new routes to explore targeted treatments for this aggressive breast cancer […]

Breast Cancer News: Treatment-Related Symptoms Not Linked to Improved Survival

By |January 12th, 2015|

Results of three retrospective analyses, funded in part by Komen, have found no association between treatment-related side effects from endocrine therapies and improved survival outcomes. The findings are published in the Journal of Clinical […]