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Breast Cancer

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  • Petzel: Oak Lawn Raiders' Winter Picnic Feb. 15

    Greetings, fellow Oak Lawnians! The Oak Lawn Raiders Social and Athletic Club is hosting its annual Winter Picnic from 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Homestead Barr, 9306 Central Ave., in Oak Lawn. The group has been hosting the event for more than 35 years....
  • Country Day student fundraiser supports Alzheimer's research

    Country Day student fundraiser supports Alzheimer's research
    North Shore Country Day School's basketball teams played some of their biggest games Jan. 24, but they had nothing to do with what was happening on the court. The private school in Winnetka was hosting its annual Dunk Alzheimer's Basketball Bash,...
  • Bonnet House reopens entrance

    Bonnet House reopens entrance
    More than 100 people celebrated the reopening of the Bonnet House Museum & Gardens' south entrance at the recent Roaring Twenties Soiree. The event featured ragtime jazz music, attendees in flapper girl attire and period costume, non-alcoholic...
  • Faulkner teams up with ACS to help fight breast cancer

      Almost everyone knows someone who’s been affected by breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, it’s one of the most common types of cancer among American women, and about one in eight women in the United States will...
  • Girls Gymnastics: Southington Raises Money For A Cause

    Girls Gymnastics: Southington Raises Money For A Cause
    When Southington hosted Conard Saturday in a CCC interdivisional gymnastics meet, the team was wearing pink instead of the usual blue. The idea to raise money for breast cancer awareness was spearheaded by the team, which had seen college teams do it....
  • Tig Notaro brings brash humor to Bethlehem

    Bilateral breast cancer and a double mastectomy would be a serious matter for most people. But Tig Notaro's cancer fight became the perfect fodder for her humor. "Before I had a double mastectomy I was pretty flat-chested," Notaro said during an...
  • Alcoholic beverages laced with more potential harm than good

    Celebrations, happy hours, cocktail parties. It would be nice to think the alcoholic beverages ever-present at social events are good for us. The news media typically makes the most of new studies suggesting a link between a daily glass of wine and a...
  • Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker

    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, homemaker
    Genevieve M. DiCamillo, a homemaker and accomplished Italian cook who was known for her family dinners, died Saturday at her Hamilton home of breast cancer. She was 105. The daughter of immigrant Italian parents, Angelo Santastefano, a coal miner, and...
  • Pro golfer Pressel raises thousands to fight cancer

    Pro golfer Pressel raises thousands to fight cancer
    First there's dinner, a silent auction and an award in her late mother's name. The next day, seven of her fellow LPGA pro golfers joined West Boca's Morgan Pressel for her annual Morgan & Friends Fight Cancer Tournament on Jan. 4 and 5 at St. Andrews...
  • Breast cancer prevention drug gives lasting protection, study finds

    Taking the cancer drug tamoxifen for five years drives down the incidence of breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease by close to 30%, researchers have found. And the medication's protective effects against breast cancer appear to last,...
  • Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

    Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests
    Almost anyone would benefit by reducing the amount of fat in their diet. But the upside could be especially big for women with breast cancer. New research presented Friday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that a low-fat diet may...