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Breast Cancer

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Top Breast Cancer Articles

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  • Survivor honored by breast cancer walk

    Survivor honored by breast cancer walk
    Even before Jeanine O'Malley found a lump in her breast that sent her to the doctor, she had suspicions that something might not be right. But O'Malley, a stay-at-home mother of four children who at the time were 6 and younger, did some online...
  • Aiding the fight vs. cancer

    Facial hair and pink T-shirts aren't standard at Marian Catholic High School, but the Chicago Heights school makes exceptions for the right cause. Such was the case recently, when the school, with the support of its student body, raised $5,000 for The...
  • Wanda Sykes in Miami

    Wanda Sykes in Miami
    The truth may hurt you, South Florida, but only if you laugh too hard. Comedian Wanda Sykes, known for her saucy and brutally honest take-it-or-leave-it personality, is coming to town. The funny gal, who has appeared in shows such as "The New Adventures...
  • 5 projects to get Obamacare research funds totaling $64M

     5 projects to get Obamacare research funds totaling $64M
    The latest round of research funding through the Affordable Care Act was approved Tuesday, totaling $64 million for five projects. More dollars will be awarded throughout the year. Illinois hospitals so far have secured about $35 million since 2012 to...
  • Olivia Newton-John wants you to take 'Summer Nights' home with you

    Olivia Newton-John wants you to take 'Summer Nights' home with you
    Olivia Newton-John marks the first anniversary of her Las Vegas residency with a live recording of her show at the Flamingo Las Vegas. The four-time Grammy Award winner plans to record her show on Tuesday, Mar. 3, and release the 22 songs on two CDs...
  • Moffitt Cancer Center wins grant for ovarian cancer research

    Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa is receiving a $250,000 grant to continue research into ovarian cancer in older women, for whom the disease often is more aggressive. The money comes from the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in partnership with The V Foundation for...
  • Illinois' painful budget

    I can appreciate that the governor of Illinois called for an honest budget. But his brief speech on Wednesday did nothing to bring honesty and a certain amount of plain speaking to the conversation. If he was honest about what his budget will do to the...
  • Christine Kalafus: Cancer survivor runs 'Writing with Support' group

    A cancer diagnosis 14 years ago turned Christine Kalafus' life upside down. The 31-year-old was eight months pregnant when her doctor told her she had triple negative breast cancer. Five days later she was induced, delivered twins, had surgery to remove...
  • Democrats: We must better explain what it means to be a Dem

    Democrats are struggling to answer a simple question — "What's a Democrat?" — and must do a better job of explaining their core values to voters, according to a task force formed after the party's dismal showing in the 2014 election. "I am...
  • Miracle for Mr. Hockey? Gordie Howe's family defends stem cell choice

    Look, he gets it the skepticism over what seems to be his father's medical miracle, said Gordie Howe's youngest son. But Dr. Murray Howe, head of radiology at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, also said he knows what he saw: The once-powerful Mr. Hockey his...
  • As I lay dying

    As I lay dying
    I am dying, literally, at my home in Hollywood, of metastatic breast cancer, the only kind of breast cancer that kills. For six years I've known I was going to die. I just didn't know when. Then, a couple of weeks before Christmas, a new, deadly...