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Since its inception in 1995, the local affiliate, Susan G. Komen San Diego has granted more than $18 million to fund breast cancer research and local non-profits that provide everything from free diagnostic mammograms, meal delivery, temporary financial aid, transportation and more. Seventy-five percent of every dollar raised in San Diego stays in San Diego County to fund breast health services for uninsured and underinsured women and their families. The remaining 25 percent funds international breast cancer research. In fact, next to the U.S. government, Susan G. Komen® is the largest funder of breast cancer research in the world. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram.

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Women’s History Month – Strides for a Brighter Future: Dr. Suzanne Afflalo

National Women’s History Month is all about recognizing and acknowledging the women in our communities who are working hard to change women’s lives for the better. Dr. Suzanne Afflalo is that person to the small […]

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The Choices We Make: Rooting for our health at Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Dinner Symposium

Top 10 Healing Foods by Chef Amiko Gubbins Food is a key component to health and happiness, that’s a fact! A plant-based diet – whether or not it’s vegetarian – is at the heart of […]

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Black History Month – Supporting Each Other to Strengthen Our Health

Dr. Kelly Elmore grew up on the west side of Chicago. At age 8 she would write her name as “Dr. Elmore,” she knew that she wanted to be a women’s physician. With the support […]

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San Diego Businesswoman is Honorary Chair at Komen San Diego’s “Screen, Genes & The Choices We Make presented by Bank of America”

Gina Champion-Cain is this years Honorary Chair, she is a local entrepreneur behind the local LuvSurf & Swell Coffee Brands, The Patio Restaurant Group & American National Investments About Gina Champion-Cain Ms. Champion-Cain has been […]

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Komen San Diego Welcomes 2017 Race for the Cure Teams Chair

Amy Keir White is volunteering as this year’s Race for the Cure Teams Chair. White was inspired by Susan G. Komen San Diego after attending the last few “Screens, Genes & the Choices We Make” dinner […]

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Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make…What a Night!

Thank You For Helping to Make Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make Such A Success Thank you for attending the 3rd Annual Screens, Genes & the Choices We Make, presented by Bank of America.  […]

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Our Visit to Capitol Hill

The Komen National Advocacy Summit took place in D.C. March 8-10. Komen advocates asked for support on three specific issues. BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS RESEARCH CANCER COVERAGE PARITY ACT The Komen National Advocacy Summit took place […]

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Susan G. Komen San Diego Services

Every year Susan G. Komen San Diego raises funds and awards grants, providing free services through our non-profit and research partners. Wherever there’s a gap—Komen fills it. With $1.1 million being granted this year, Komen San Diego continues to be the County’s largest funder of free breast cancer treatments, services and support and is the only organization providing qualified women the free services they need for every step of the breast cancer journey.
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