Improving Wellness – One Transit Trip at a Time

By |May 9th, 2016|

Susan G. Komen proudly recognizes the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) as one of its newest Race for the Cure sponsors. First introduced for the November 2015 race, any Race for the Cure entrant who […]

A Mother’s Day Poem

By |May 4th, 2016|

Sunday is Mother’s Day.  So many of my friends and fellow travelers lost their Moms last year, and they will experience this Mother’s Day for the first time without their Mom.  In their honor, […]

Job Opportunity: Individual Giving Director

By |April 25th, 2016|

Susan G. Komen San Diego is searching for a dynamic, passionate individual to be part of our growing organization as the Individual Giving Director.

This brand-new position comes with the excitement of a start-up.  You […]

How to Combat Fatigue & Insomnia

By |April 22nd, 2016|

Fatigue and insomnia (sleeping problems) are common during breast cancer treatment. Although these side effects most often go away once treatment ends, some survivors may have fatigue and insomnia for a longer period of […]

How does yoga help with breast cancer?

By |April 19th, 2016|

Yoga is an ancient Indian practice and is an important part of traditional Indian or “Ayurvedic” medicine in India. Yoga uses several exercises including breathing, meditation, and body posture exercises. Many different styles of

yoga […]

Answering Questions About Soy and Breast Cancer

By |April 14th, 2016|

Walk the grocery stores aisles these days and you can’t go too many steps before coming across a food with soy as a main ingredient. Yet, despite such popularity – and in part because […]

Sexuality, Intimacy and Breast Cancer

By |April 10th, 2016|

Many women find sex and intimacy difficult after a breast cancer diagnosis [92-94]. A serious illness in either partner can disrupt a sexual and intimate relationship, but breast cancer can cause unique problems. You […]

Spotlight on Science: Genetics and Side Effects – Dr. Bryan Schneider

By |April 5th, 2016|

One of the most promising new trends in cancer science is the search for personalized medicines – finding treatments that are right for individual patients and identifying those that might not work based on […]

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day

By |March 3rd, 2016|

March 3 is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day. It is now commonly understood that most breast cancers are characterized by the presence of three receptors (proteins found inside or on the surface of […]

Support bill AB1795 to increase coverage of cancer screening & treatment

By |March 3rd, 2016|

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins has agreed to carry a Susan G. Komen sponsored bill, AB1795, covering the the following:
·         Expanding Every Woman Counts (EWC) screening for symptomatic women under 40.

·         Breast and Cervical Cancer […]