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Former Co-host of “Good Morning America,” Author & Breast Cancer Survivor–Joan Lunden–to Moderate Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Dinner Symposium

By |February 8th, 2017|

Joan Lunden is an
award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women’s health & wellness advocate

 

 

About Joan Lunden
An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women’s health & wellness advocate, Lunden has been a trusted voice […]

Black History Month – Warriors Among Us

By |February 1st, 2017|

Debra Denise Hampton has been a San Diegan since birth. In 2015 she was working as a case manager for individuals placed in a program for drug and alcohol addiction. One day she started […]

Black History Month – Self-Advocate, Mother of Three & SURVIVOR

By |January 30th, 2017|

Sheri Hendrix understands the importance of being a self-advocate. At the age of 41 she went to her doctor and asked if she should be having a mammogram and explained that her grandma and […]

Laura Farmer Sherman to Retire as President & CEO of Susan G. Komen San Diego

By |January 18th, 2017|

Laura Farmer Sherman will serve her last day as president & CEO of Susan G. Komen San Diego on Dec. 31, 2017, after a decade-long commitment to the organization and the fight to provide […]

Komen Advocacy Helps Remove Age Restriction for Breast Cancer Diagnostic Procedures

By |January 16th, 2017|

 

 

California’s legislature recently passed Assembly Bill (AB) 1795. To comply with AB 1975, effective January 1, 2017, Every Woman Counts program will provide diagnostic services to symptomatic women under age 40.
Insurance and government programs […]

Komen urges congress not to repeal ACA without viable replacement

By |January 11th, 2017|

 

Susan G. Komen strongly feels that repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a viable replacement would lead to the loss of coverage and services to the populations we represent. We urge that any […]

Research Saves Lives

By |December 30th, 2016|

Because of medical research, the death rate for breast cancer in the US is 30 percent lower than it was 25 years ago and more than 3.1 million people are breast cancer survivors today.

But […]

Thank you CBS 8, 100.7 KFM-BFM and AM 760 KFMB

By |December 27th, 2016|

 

CBS 8, 100.7 KFM-BFM and AM 760 KFMB are Susan G. Komen San Diego’s local presenting media sponsors. They joined us in the fight against breast cancer again at the 2016 Race for the […]

Obesity and Breast Cancer

By |December 23rd, 2016|

Maintaining a healthy weight makes a difference when it comes to breast cancer:

Being obese or overweight after menopause can increase your risk of breast cancer by as much as 30-60 percent.
Being overweight or gaining […]

Double Your Contribution with Matching Gift Programs

By |December 21st, 2016|

Matching Gifts
We invite you to join those donors who have s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d their dollars to help fight breast cancer. Did you know that many companies will match dollar-for-dollar what you donate to Komen?  Many companies […]