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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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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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New Breast Cancer Screening Tool Developed by Komen Scholar to be discussed at Komen San Diego’s Annual Dinner Symposium

Dr. Deborah Rhodes is Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic and Komen Scholar                   About Deborah J. Rhodes, M.D.   Deborah J. Rhodes, M.D., is an […]

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Black History Month – Our History Will Be What We Make of It

Wendy Shurelds is passionate about living life to the fullest and turning every bad situation into a positive experience. In 2009, Wendy lost her mom in a workplace fatality, she found herself speaking in front […]

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Tax Tips to Get the Most from Your Charitable Contributions

Tax Day 2017 is Tuesday, April 18 by Judi Steadman, Director of Individual & Planned Giving, Susan G. Komen San Diego Tax day is quickly approaching. As you are gathering all your information to file your taxes […]

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Research Saves Lives

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 […]

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

  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 […]

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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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