Job Opportunity: Individual Giving Director

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 […]

fighting fatigue

How to Combat Fatigue & Insomnia

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 time […]

Jenny Driessen - Our favorite Yoga instructor.

How does yoga help with breast cancer?

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 […]


Sexuality, Intimacy and Breast Cancer

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 may […]

screen shot of bill header

Support bill AB1795 to increase coverage of cancer screening & treatment

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 […]


Read the latest on Breast Cancer News

Breast Cancer News Medical Xpress – Women aged 18-44 with a history of breast cancer reported a lower health-related quality of life than older survivors, highlighting the impact of breast cancer on the physical and […]

huff post logo

Susan G. Komen President and CEO in the Huffington Post

Read Susan G. Komen President and CEO Dr. Judy Salerno’s newest blog post on Huffington Post about World Cancer Day and the state of the women’s cancers around the world. Healthy Women Build Healthy Communities […]

More News


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.

Learn more →


Our 2016 Sponsors