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Free mammogram event held at Qualcomm Stadium

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Chargers and Susan G. Komen San Diego teamed up Thursday in the fight against breast cancer.

The Chargers are one of the first NFL teams to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by funding free mammograms.

On Thursday, a free screening event was held at Qualcomm Stadium. Representatives from Susan G. Komen say 160 people went through the screening process.

Nine of them were taken directly to the hospital for biopsies.

Free screenings will be held across the county during October and November. One of Susan G. Komen's biggest fundraising events is coming up.

Please join CBS 8 in the fight against Breast Cancer Sunday, November 1st at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K Run and Walk.

You can register for team KFMB at cbs8.com/cure.

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