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Breast Cancer Can't Stop San Diegans

BREAST CANCER CAN'T STOP SAN DIEGANS

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime; while more women and men are living longer after a breast cancer diagnosis, there is still no cure. Join CBS 8 and Susan G. Komen for the Cure San Diego in the fight against breast cancer. Take control of your breast health; learn the latest treatment advances and Komen provided services. Help generate funding for critical breast cancer research treatment, services and the cure.

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BREAST CANCER CAN'T STOP US!
2013 SAN DIEGO KOMEN 3-DAY
2300 walkers raised more than 1.6 Million dollars!
Thank you for your support in our fight against breast cancer. To learn where your dollars go and to register for the 2014 San Diego 3 Day. 11.21.14 - 11.23.14 CLICK HERE » | CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM THE 3-DAY » | CBS NEWS 8 STORIES »

RACE FOR THE CURE
Race for the Cure raised more than $1.1 million for breast cancer treatment, support services and research. Check out last year's event ». To view the photos CLICK HERE ».
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BREAST CANCER CAN'T STOP YOUR SCREENINGS
  • Breast Cancer Recommendations

    What's right for you? Click Here »

  • Your Mammogram and CBE Clinical Breast Cancer Exam Reminder

    Need a reminder? Click Here »
    Take charge of your health. Sign up to receive a mammogram and/or clinical breast exam reminder.
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BREAST CANCER CAN'T STOP VITAL INFORMATION
  • Your BSE Breast Self Exam Video

    Breast self-exam (BSE) is not recommended as a screening tool for breast cancer. However, it is important to become familiar with the way your breasts normally look and feel. Knowing what is normal for you may help you see or feel changes in your breasts.
    Watch This Video to Learn When & How »

  • Your BSE Guide

    Your complete guide to performing a breast self-exam. Click Here »

  • Your Guide to Understanding Breast Cancer

    From Diagnosis to Treatment and Support. Click Here »

  • Your Guide to Komen Services

    Thanks to the generosity of donors and sponsors, Komen San Diego is able to fund many breast-health and breast cancer-related programs in this area, from support, healthcare and treatment assistance, post-treatment care, housing, meal delivery. Click Here »

  • CBS News 8 Stories

    Breast cancer awareness in the news. Click Here »
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BREAST CANCER CAN'T STOP THESE SAN DIEGANS

Breast Cancer Can't Stop Heather

Meet Heather Clark. Survivor. Surfer. Komen Beneficiary.

Heather was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 29. She is BRCA 1 positive. Her mother died of ovarian cancer when Heather was eight; her aunt passed from breast cancer. tHeather's breast cancer journey included biopsies, MRIs, surgeries, chemo, and was funded through Komen grants. Heather is surfing and surviving.

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Breast Cancer Can't Stop Vaughn

Meet Vaughn Smyder. Surviving Husband.
Breast Cancer Researcher. Komen Advocate.

Vaughn Smyder is a cancer researcher, studying metaplastic carcinoma breast cancer, a rare and aggressive tumor. The very cancer that took his wife, Elizabeth, at the early age of 42. Dedicated to find a cure and provide hope to other diagnosed patients, Vaughn currently conducts research on Elizabeth's cancerous cells.

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Breast Cancer Can't Stop Daughters

Meet Gabrielle, Shelby, Lizzie. Surviving Daughters. Komen Advocates.

Gabrielle, Shelby and Lizzie all lost their moms to breast cancer too early in life. They are Komen advocates teaching young women about the importance of early detection. Gabrielle is a Komen San Diego scholarship recipient.

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BREAST CANCER CAN'T STOP YOU!

Make it Your Mission to Stop Breast Cancer

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