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Breast Cancer

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  • Raising awareness of covert killer: pulmonary fibrosis

    PITTSBURGH Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually roughly the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least known covert killers in the country. "Survivors of breast cancer come together in...
  • Cowboys' Brandon Carr back in his 'safe haven'

    OXNARD, Calif. Brandon Carr was back in his "safe haven," practicing with the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday as a member of the first-team defense. But life will never be the same for the 28-year-old cornerback, who spent two weeks by his mother's side as...
  • UK cost body backs pricey Gilead hepatitis pill for some patients

    LONDON (Reuters) - Gilead Sciences' expensive new hepatitis C pill has been endorsed for use in certain patients by Britain's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog, after the U.S. firm provided more information. The National Institute for Health and...
  • Misinformation, fear infiltrate marijuana debate

    When I asked my oncologist why she wasn't more familiar with alternatives to chemotherapy and radiation to treat breast cancer, she said she was too busy to learn about natural, holistic therapies. They certainly don't teach them in medical school. So...
  • Heading for middle age? Bring your sneakers to cut breast cancer risk

    Heading for middle age? Bring your sneakers to cut breast cancer risk
    For women past childbearing age, a new study finds that a modest amount of exercise -- four hours a week of walking or more intensive physical activity such as cycling for just two hours a week -- drives down breast cancer risk by roughly 10%. If...
  • Quinn dismisses lottery management firm

    Quinn dismisses lottery management firm
    Gov. Pat Quinn has fired the private company that runs the Illinois Lottery after it fell nearly a half-billion dollars short of revenues it promised to raise for the state during the first three years of its 10-year contract.   It’s not clear...
  • Roller derby Brawl for Beth to aid family of cancer victim

    On Friday night, the Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink in Bethlehem will roar to the sound of roller derby, which is always a fun thing to watch but in this case will also be an occasion to help a family struggling with a loss. Derby skater Beth...
  • Robin Williams' death makes public the usually private agony of suicide

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Anytime someone takes their own life, a circle of heartbroken family and friends are left struggling with a question of haunting simplicity: Why? Now, in the wake of the news that comedian Robin Williams committed suicide at age 63, an...
  • Glendale philanthropist at center of dispute over will

    Glendale philanthropist at center of dispute over will
    The owner of a Glendale BMW dealership and the children of a deceased man who once owned a portion of the property on Brand Boulevard on which it sits are embroiled in multiple legal battles relating to his wills as well as alleged elder abuse. A San...
  • On the Town: Booster Club, Tony's go after causes

     On the Town: Booster Club, Tony's go after causes
    With two different, and yet equally important goals, the Roosevelt Elementary School Booster Club and Tony Yanow, the proprietor of Burbank's Tony's Darts Away, staged respective fundraisers this past week. Gathering at the Canyon Grille at DeBell...
  • Extra mastectomy may not extend life for some breast cancer patients

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - - For some women with early stage breast cancer, removing the healthy breast likely doesn't afford much of a survival benefit, according to a new study. "A lot of women with cancer in one breast decide to have both breasts...