Thursday, October 25, 2012

Breast cancer

  • Pink wine for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    "For every top quality seal from any Sutter Home bottle of wine that Sutter Home receives from consumers, we will donate $1 towards breast cancer research, treatment and education, up to $100,000 to our beneficiary charity - the City of Hope," says Nyberg.

  • New Breast Cancer Biomarker and Therapeutic Target

    A protein that plays a key role in lactation could also represent a diagnostic biomarker and therapeutic target for breast cancer, scientists claim. The protein, Elf5, is a member of the E twenty-six family of transcription factors, several of which ...

  • Targeted radiation for breast cancer may cause more complications

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24 (HealthDay News) -- A targeted radiation treatment called brachytherapy causes more complications in breast cancer patients than whole-breast radiation, according to a new study. In older women with early stage breast cancer, the ...

  • Hoda celebrates 5 years of being cancer free

    TODAY's Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb take a look back at Hoda's journey to health and healing after being diagnosed with breast cancer, and Dr. Eric Dupree and Dr. Freya Schnabel discuss the importance of early protection. Share This: facebook ...

  • Breast cancer shows up late for local woman

    Leavenworth -- Furthermore, Martens said she has learned the hard way that breast cancer does no discriminate. About 11 years before her diagnosis, Martens said one of her sisters had been diagnosed with the disease.

  • Breast Cancer Support Groups in Cedar Falls

    Emotional Support. The Touch of Courage Breast Cancer Support Group - This local support group, sponsored by the Beyond Pink TEAM meets the first Monday of each month at the Kimball Ridge Building in Waterloo, Iowa.

  • Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Feel Beautiful

    By the nature of its side effects, cancer treatment can make a private battle a very public affair. For a woman with cancer, having a bald head, pale skin or a missing breast can make her feel like she's being targeted by a bright spotlight and a ...

  • Regular Diagnosis, Early Detection, Solution to Breast, Cervical Cancer

    Child Survival and Development Organisation of Nigeria (CS-DON),a non- governmental organization has called for regular breast and cervical diagnosis to detect breast cancer as panacea to the dreaded disease. According to the organisation's Chief ...

  • New Laws Add a Divisive Component to Breast Screening

    Women who have dense tissue must, under those laws, also be told that it can hide tumors on a mammogram, that it may increase the risk of breast cancer and that they should ask their doctors if they need additional screening tests, like ultrasound or M ...

  • AmeriHealth NJ Creates Interactive Breast Cancer Awareness Infographic

    AmeriHealth NJ today released its interactive breast cancer awareness infographic in an effort to educate women on the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and understanding the importance of scheduling recommended ...

  • Christina Applegate: 'Emotional Collapse' After Breast Cancer

    Applegate, 40, seized it as an opportunity to talk about breast cancer and her own preventive procedure. "I had two lumpectomies, and I was supposed to start radiation," she said.

  • I Went to a Cancer Party -- And I Liked It

    My post last week about my feelings surrounding the pink ribbon as the sole symbol of my cancer roused quite a reaction in many folks -- online and in-person.

  • Mass. Man, Breast Cancer Survivor, Supports Others by Phone

    William Woodfill's habit of not using a washcloth in the shower may have saved his life. "I felt this lump one day ...underneath my left breast," he said. "I knew it shouldn't have been there." For the next month, he checked the lump, monitoring its ...

  • Teacher battling breast cancer honored at school

    What was supposed to have been a get-together with kindergarten students, turned out to be a schoolwide welcome for an Xavier Catholic School teacher who's been battling breast cancer. Cindi Thiele was greeted by the staff and student body Tuesday in ...

  • Breast Cancer Survivor Describes Her Battle

    Breast cancer survivor Air Force Senior Airman Latisha Chong runs in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Charleston, S.C.

  • Breast Cancer: A survivor's story

    DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - About 85 percent of breast cancers occur in women with no family history of the disease. Experts say just being a woman, and growing older, are two of the biggest risk factors for developing breast cancer. Those two words were not ...

  • Breast cancer rehab: Life after the battle

    (NECN) - October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and one doctor and breast cancer survivor is sharing her story, and efforts to help cancer patients.

  • Health Groups Draw Attention to Key Role of Turmeric in Breast Cancer

    The Chinese study is not the first to identify anti-breast cancer activity exhibited by the popular spice. A natural medicine database known as GreenMedInfo has identified over 60 in vitro and animal studies demonstrating either curcumin's direct anti ...

  • Breast cancer survivor had a community of support

    CLINTON - Throughout her recent struggle with breast cancer, Kami Tubbs was humbled by the community support she received. "The aspect of cancer that probably surprised me the most; it wasn't the chemo or how sick I got or the surgeries and how ...

  • Breast Cancer Survivors' Day Block Party

    "Being 35 it was kind of odd to have to have a mammogram, but he suggested that I do so and by doing that that's how I discovered mine, caught it at an early stage which was great, I had my surgery, went through my chemotherapy and I'm a breast cancer ...

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