How San Diego’s Largest Non-corporate Team Captain Gets Over 100 People Involved with the Race for the Cure

By |August 18th, 2016|

Some people want to fundraise, but they may not know the right way to go about it. Well, here is how San Diego’s largest non-corporate team captain, Karla Lopez, goes about getting over 100 […]

Common but unused test can tell breast cancer patients whether or not they should choose to have chemotherapy

By |August 16th, 2016|

Imagine you have just heard the words: “You have breast cancer.”   After you picked yourself up off the proverbial floor, you would be faced with some fairly complex choices to make.  But, depending on […]

Komen OpEd in San Diego Union Tribune

By |August 15th, 2016|


BY LAURA FARMER SHERMAN | midnight Aug. 13, 2016 | Updated, 8:04 a.m.

San Diego Union Tribune
Imagine being treated for breast cancer, only to have it reappear in the same spot and […]

Risk of Breast Cancer in the LGBTQ+ Community

By |August 11th, 2016|

Some studies show that members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning + (LGBTQ+) community have a greater risk of breast cancer than people who are not LGBTQ+. This is not because of their […]

Black Women with High Risk are Less Likely to have Breasts or Ovaries Removed to Lower Risk of Cancer

By |August 1st, 2016|

At the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago researchers reported that Black women who learn they have a high genetic risk of breast and ovarian cancer are less likely […]

Northgate González Market & UCSD create program to use financial incentive to provide in need households with more fruits and vegetables

By |August 1st, 2016|

Congratulations to our partner Northgate González Market for developing a program with The Center for Community Health, part of University of California San Diego School of Medicine to increase the purchase of fruits and […]

CoP Roundtable Q&A

By |July 25th, 2016|

During our CoP Roundtable event in late February we received some questions that unfortunately the experts could not get to. In order to insure that no one was left unanswered we have compiled the […]

Breast Health & Music for the Soul

By |July 14th, 2016|

On Saturday, July 30th Komen San Diego is hosting a free event “Breast Health & Music for the Soul”. This event includes music, conversation and good food.

This event features Jason French, a laid-back […]

Fundraisers Win All-Star Tickers

By |July 14th, 2016|

Fundraising has never been more fun!
Leading up to the MLB All-Star Game this past weekend we held a drawing to win two tickets to the All-Star Game events. Some of our Race for the […]

Shop Amazon Smile and Automatically Donate to Us!

By |July 7th, 2016|

Amazon’s second-annual Prime Day is on July 12th and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members. When you shop at Susan G. Komen’s link on Amazon Smile they will donate a […]