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Breast Cancer

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  • Taste of Delray Marketplace to benefit Komen

    Taste of Delray Marketplace offers patrons the chance to eat for a good cause. Seven restaurants will be serving appetizer and cocktail samplings to benefit Susan G. Komen South Florida. Roving diners can stop by and pick up a beer from Shula Burger,...
  • Pink Party Postponed To Thursday

    Pink Party Postponed To Thursday
    Due to a rainy forecast, the Hartford Courant Pink Party, originally planned for October 1, has been postponed until Thursday, Oct. 2. The annual "party with a purpose," which benefits Komen Connecticut, is free to the public and will take place from...
  • What to say, and what not to say, to someone facing cancer

    What to say, and what not to say, to someone facing cancer
    "It will make you stronger." "You're going to lose your hair?" "My friend had cancer 10 years ago, and they did this treatment and she was a hot mess." It seems even people with the best intentions sometimes say the worst things possible when a...
  • Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause

    Leesburg police go pink -- for a good cause
    Pink may not sound like a particularly masculine color, but in October, a lot of police officers in Leesburg plan to be wearing just that. Their goal isn’t to make a statement about fashion, though. The Leesburg Police Department wants to raise...
  • Breast Cancer Apps Put Information At Your Fingertips

    Breast Cancer Apps Put Information At Your Fingertips
    No question, Breast Cancer Awareness Month puts women's health in the spotlight. But once the pink ribbons are put away, resolutions to do monthly self-exams, eat healthier or stay up-to-date on important wellness issues can be forgotten. Problem is, it...
  • Southington/Berlin Fairs, Taste Of The Nation, Calhoun Premiere All Part of CT Weekend

    Southington/Berlin Fairs, Taste Of The Nation, Calhoun Premiere All Part of CT Weekend
    The leaves are changing color and the temperatures dropping as autumn gets into full  swing in and around Hartford this weekend.  He’s already a star but on Thursday, Oct. 2,  he becomes even bigger one. Former UConn men's basketballcoach Jim...
  • Migdalia Coubertier's Survival Story

    Migdalia Coubertier's Survival Story
    All of my adult life I have had cystic breasts and because of this, after the age of 40 I had yearly examinations. I had two benign tumors removed. In 2007, the mammogram revealed a suspicious area. We discovered it was ductal carcinoma invasive in situ...
  • Dr. Phillips swim team to honor 12 on senior day

    Dr. Phillips swim team to honor 12 on senior day
    Dr. Phillips’ swim team will host Olympia for its senior day at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The Panthers will honor 12 seniors (five boys, seven girls) by recognizing them at the end of the meet and presenting each with a rose. Both teams also plan to...
  • Heat's Justin Hamilton sidelined three weeks after heart surgery

    Heat backup center Justin Hamilton is expected to miss at least three weeks after undergoing minor heart surgery on Monday. The procedure repaired an atrial flutter _ an abnormal heart rhythm _ that had caused Hamilton to experience "light-headedness"...
  • Think beyond pink: Women's health risks

    Think beyond pink: Women's health risks
    Breast cancer gets a lot of attention — and not just during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s a good reason for that, as any of the quarter-million American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year will tell you....
  • New cancer therapy comes of age, cost a 'toxic' side effect

    MADRID (Reuters) - A raft of new cancer drugs promise better, longer-lasting treatments with fewer adverse side effects -- but their high cost is a growing concern. Drugs that help the body's own immune cells fight tumors are expected to be used in...