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Breast Cancer

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  • To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says

    To find breast cancer, more mammograms aren't better, expert panel says
    Despite years of controversy over the best way to screen women for breast cancer, an expert panel convened by the federal government is standing by its controversial recommendation that most women should get mammograms only once every two years, and...
  • Breast cancer cases in U.S. projected to rise as much as 50% by 2030

    Breast cancer cases in U.S. projected to rise as much as 50% by 2030
    New breast cancer cases in the U.S. are forecast to rise by as much as 50% by 2030, government researchers reported Monday. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post said that the age distribution of women with new breast cancers...
  • Seniors breathe new life into old tomes at bookbindery

    Tucked into a third-floor room in a brick building in Atlantic City, a small group of people is saving history. Or repackaging it, at least. In the workroom of Myriam's Dream Bookbindery, senior citizens bind, cut and print books to make them close to...
  • Cancer diagnosis prompts sisters to have preventive surgery

    Dulce Noonan's cancer diagnosis may have saved her sister's life. When Noonan was told she had Stage 3A breast cancer, the news, naturally, frightened her. But the experience was also eerily familiar: Every woman on her father's side of the family had...
  • Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'

    Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation. The political satirist Will Durst...
  • Rauner trying to broker mega-deal in Illinois Legislature

    Seizing on Illinois' budget crisis as a political opportunity, Republican businessman-turned-governor Bruce Rauner is trying to broker a master deal to advance his pro-business priorities through the Legislature in exchange for new revenue to save...
  • 'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way

    'Storied Streets' a family project, with Susan Sarandon guiding the way
    Just a few weeks after college graduation, Jack Henry Robbins accepted the invitation of a homeless man and rode a city bus with him from Santa Monica to skid row. It was the first stop on Robbins' nine-city cross-country tour as director of "Storied...
  • Convicted Atlanta educators say they are not guilty

    ATLANTA One after the other, eight convicted educators said Friday they did not cheat, they are not racketeers and they are not guilty in the massive Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating scandal. And that is why, each said, they did not take plea deals...
  • Elkhart newspaper takes top honors in IAPME contest

    Anne Christnovich, Tim Vandenack, Sarah Welliver and the staff of The Elkhart Truth won top honors at the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors' awards ceremony Friday for their coverage of the five-year aftermath of the Great Recession. Their package...
  • Hispanic woman helps spread cancer awareness among minorities

    Hispanic woman helps spread cancer awareness among minorities
    After several years of annual mammograms, Chris Lopez Johnson remembers saying to a friend: "I wonder why I keep going. Whenever I go, it always comes back negative." Johnson, who grew up in Waukegan and lives in Winthrop Harbor with her husband, Rick,...
  • Consumer Reports: How to protect yourself from excessive radiation

    X-rays have been used for almost 120 years, but the introduction of computed tomography, or CT scans, in the 1970s was revolutionary, says Consumer Reports. The new tests, which use multiple X-ray images, allowed doctors to see with unprecedented...