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Breast Cancer

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  • 'Casket Experience': Would you take part?

    'Casket Experience': Would you take part?
    "Emotional Mojo," the TV show and social media website, hopes to make a splash with "the Casket Experience." The project challenges people to climb into a casket, watch a 10-minute motivational video and make life-altering choices. "The message is...
  • Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes

    Thursday Club presents 18 Les Fleurettes
    In a local tradition that stretches back to the early 1950s, 18 young women will be presented to society on Saturday evening, when the La CaƱada Thursday Club holds its annual black-tie event, the Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Les...
  • Self-exam and doctor's-exam find similar breast tumors

    Women's self-exams and physical exams by a doctor both detect breast cancer tumors at about the same size, but older women are more likely to have a tumor discovered via doctor's examination, according to a new Swiss study. The authors, led by Fabienne...
  • Online mammography information may be too technical

    The Web is a popular source of health information, but online educational material about mammograms may be too complicated for many Americans, according to a new study. Researchers looked at dozens of websites about the breast x-rays and found the...
  • Myths may put off some women from post-cancer breast reconstruction

    By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Misconceptions may be keeping many women from getting breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, even though the procedure can help improve quality of life for cancer survivors, according to a new review. "Anything...
  • Newport Beach woman helps deck White House halls

    Newport Beach woman helps deck White House halls
    Tom Goethals had a secret. The Newport Beach resident had watched his wife, a woman he had loved since high school, weather round after round of radiation treatment for breast cancer. It was her third time battling cancer since 1988. First it had been...
  • Three-time cancer survivor helps decorate White House for holidays

    Three-time cancer survivor helps decorate White House for holidays
    Tom Goethals had a secret. The Newport Beach resident had watched his wife, whom he had loved since high school, weather round after round of radiation treatment for breast cancer. It was her third time battling cancer since 1988. First it had been skin...
  • Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul opens

    Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul opens
    The radiation therapy center and the Good Health Pharmacy are now operational on the first floor of the four-story, $22.3 million Bon Secours Cancer Institute at DePaul Medical Center. Construction of the multidisciplinary center that includes procedure...
  • Mayo seeks to dominate with data

    ROCHESTER, Minn. � Patients arrive at the Mayo Clinic from all over the world, thousands a day, each presenting a different medical challenge. Some have illnesses so rare that even medical journals don't offer a time-tested treatment plan....
  • Dome doom? Falcons face demons in New Orleans

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Atlanta Falcons - INSIDE SLANT This bizarre season is coming to an end for the Falcons, who still control their own playoff fate. If they can close out with victories over New Orleans and Carolina, they will win the...
  • Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...