Susan G. Komen Hails Discovery of New Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene

By |April 27th, 2015|

Komen-Funded Research on Hereditary Breast Cancer Will Lead to Greater Understanding of Personal Risk
DALLAS — April 27, 2015 — Susan G. Komen today hailed the discovery of a breast cancer susceptibility gene known as […]

Komen News: New Findings in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Science Daily reports that a Komen-funded researcher, Dr. Gary L. Johnson, and his team at UNC have found a new way by which HER2-positive tumors avoid or resist treatment. The discovery, published in the […]

Susan G. Komen® Statement on U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Updated Mammography Screening Guidelines

By |April 21st, 2015|

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s largest breast cancer organization, issued the following statement on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) call for public comment on updated mammography screening recommendations.
The USPSTF today reiterated its […]

Komen News: Study Finds Promising Therapy for TNBC BRCA1/2 Mutation-Associated Breast Cancers

By |April 20th, 2015|

A new study, funded in part by Komen, has found that platinum-based combination neoadjuvant therapy for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) and BRCA1/2 mutation-associated breast cancer is well tolerated and produces pathologic responses on […]

Breast Cancer News: Actress Rita Wilson Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

By |April 17th, 2015|

Actress Rita Wilson recently shared that she underwent a bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction for breast cancer after a diagnosis of invasive lobular carcinoma. Wilson shares with People Magazine that she feels “blessed” to have […]

Breast Cancer News: Blood Test Could Help Predict Breast Cancer

By |April 17th, 2015|

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have created a blood test that can predict whether a woman will develop breast cancer within two to five years. The new test is different from others in […]

Komen Supports SB 137 & AB 374

By |April 13th, 2015|

Annie Eddey represented Komen San Diego at the annual Komen Lobby Day in Sacramento this week.
The Komen Coalition of California met with the Deputy Director and other leadership at California Department of Health Care […]

Former Komen Executive Director Passes

By |April 9th, 2015|

Trace Richey, Komen San Diego’s first Executive Director from 20008 – 2009, passed away early yesterday morning.
Trace left San Diego in 2009 to pursue his dreams and love in Australia and for many years […]

Komen San Diego Awards County’s Largest Free Breast Cancer Treatment and Research Program

By |April 3rd, 2015|

-Susan G. Komen San Diego will award $1.1 million in grants for free breast cancer treatments, research, services, and support at its annual awards celebration, April 30-
SAN DIEGO (April 1, 2015)—Susan G. Komen San […]

Grants Seek to Answer the Question: “How Does Breast Cancer Develop?”

By |March 26th, 2015|

Pilot Grants Awarded to Multidisciplinary Teams Using the Intraductal Approach to Advance Breast Cancer Prevention
Susan G. Komen is funding three of four innovative pilot grants at The Susan Love Research Foundation research projects that […]