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Initiative Moves Forward with Key Hire

By |July 17th, 2014|

Initiative Moves Forward with Key Hire
July 7, 2014

The Initiative is an intensive two-year effort to identify evidence-based strategies to decrease the high mortality rate of breast cancer and address breast cancer disparities at both the system and individual levels, specifically targeting African American women who are rarely or never screened, low-income, uninsured/underinsured or recipients […]

15% off Spa Services for Cancer Survivors

By |July 17th, 2014|

15% off Spa Services for Cancer Survivors
June 6, 2014

June is Cancer Survivors Month and Spa Gregorie’s has partnered with Susan G. Komen San Diego to honor all the courageous men and women who have battled against cancer and won! During the Power of Pink Week, June 22 – 27, cancer survivors are invited to visit […]

African American Women Nationwide 41% More Likely Than Caucasian Women to Die from Breast Cancer; in LA, an Astonishing 71%

By |July 17th, 2014|

African American Women Nationwide 41% More Likely Than Caucasian Women to Die from Breast Cancer; in LA, an Astonishing 71%
June 4, 2014
Press Conference June 11 @ 10:30 am, Culver City CA

Susan G. Komen® California Announces Intensive Two-Year Initiative To Reduce High Breast Cancer Deaths in African American Women

WHAT
Press conference and launch event announcing the […]

Susan G. Komen® and Walgreens Announce Funding for Breast Cancer Treatment, Education and Support Services

By |July 17th, 2014|

Susan G. Komen® and Walgreens Announce Funding for Breast Cancer Treatment, Education and Support Services
May 8, 2014
Walgreens and Customers Raise More Than $15 Million in Two Years to Support Fight against Breast Cancer

Dallas, Texas – May 8, 2014 – Women and men in thousands of communities across the country will benefit from breast cancer screenings, […]

Susan G. Komen’s California Affiliates Launch Statewide Initiative Focusing on African American Women’s Breast Health

By |July 17th, 2014|

Susan G. Komen’s California Affiliates Launch Statewide Initiative Focusing on African American Women’s Breast Health
May 7, 2014

African-American Women Suffer Significantly Higher Breast Cancer Mortality Rates Than Any Other Race

Sacramento, Calif. (May 7, 2014) — Today, the seven Susan G. Komen Affiliates in California joined together to launch an intensive statewide initiative focusing on African-American Women’s […]

Susan G. Komen San Diego’s 2014 Honorary Survivor was featured in Voice & Viewpoint!

By |July 17th, 2014|

Susan G. Komen San Diego’s 2014 Honorary Survivor was featured in Voice & Viewpoint!
April 14, 2014
 
San Diego Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief Lorraine Hutchinson Battled Breast Cancer & Won
By Kimetha Hill  Staff Writer, Voice & Viewpoint

Lorraine Hutchinson is a 49 year old San Diego resident, a mother, and a hardworking woman who has turned her passion of […]

Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Annual Awards Celebration, April 10

By |July 17th, 2014|

Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Annual Awards Celebration, April 10
April 3, 2014
-With $1 million in gifts, Komen San Diego continues to fund the County’s largest program of free breast cancer treatments, services, and support-
SAN DIEGO (April 3, 2014)—Susan G. Komen San Diego will award grants to local breast health programs on April 10, 2014 at AMN […]

Driven for the Cure: March 1 – April 30, 2014

By |July 17th, 2014|

Driven for the Cure: March 1 – April 30, 2014
February 28, 2014

If you’re thinking about buying a car, now’s the time to do it! The Perry Auto Group’s locations in greater San Diego, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo announce the Perry 2000, a race to sell 2,000 vehicles in 60 days, beginning in March […]

Scripps Opens Region’s First Proton Therapy Center for Cancer Care

By |July 17th, 2014|

Scripps Opens Region’s First Proton Therapy Center for Cancer Care
February 20, 2014
Affiliations with Rady Children’s Hospital, UC San Diego Health System announced
 SAN DIEGO – Local health care and community leaders today celebrated the opening of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center, the first such cancer care facility in San Diego County to provide this highly accurate […]

Canadian Study on Mammograms — Cutting Through the Confusion

By |July 17th, 2014|

Canadian Study on Mammograms — Cutting Through the Confusion
February 13, 2014
Another study about the effectiveness of mammograms is making headlines – and causing headaches. Annie Eddey went on KUSI to cut through the confusion and help women make sense of what it means.Mammograms are an imperfect screening tool, which is something that
has been established […]