Robin Rady, Susan G. Komen Board Member Won KPBS- Local Hero Award

By |May 21st, 2015|

One of Susan G. Komen San Diego’s newest Board Members, Robin Rady, was honored by KPBS this week with the Local Hero Award for her work with creating organizational binders for people with cancer.
“Four […]

Mastectomy Ink

By |May 15th, 2015|

Battling breast cancer doesn’t stop with the last day of chemo or radiation. Women face health and psychological issues for a long time after treatment is completed. One of the most commonly reported breast […]

Why Mike Volunteers

By |May 15th, 2015|

June 21, 2005. A date that doesn’t mean much to the general public, but it’s forever etched in my mind.
This was when my mom died of breast cancer. During her struggle with the disease […]

Breast Cancer Study — Memory and Motion

By |May 14th, 2015|

Are you interested in helping researchers learn more about the benefits of physical activity for breast cancer survivors?
The Memory and Motion Study is looking for breast cancer survivors who:

Were diagnosed in the last 5 […]

Concerts in the Park in Mission Hills, Point Loma and Trolley Barn

By |May 11th, 2015|

Stop by the Anderson Plumbing Booths at Concerts in the Park this summer to support Komen!

July 10-19th Annual Summer Concerts at Trolley Barn Park
July 24th Point Loma Summer Concerts 2015

August 7th Mission […]

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 […]