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Breast Cancer

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  • New outpatient surgery helps patients with fluid buildup in tissue

    PITTSBURGH New options to treat lymphedema, a painful buildup of fluid in the body's soft tissue, are now available to patients who have the condition, which is a common complication for many cancer patients because of the removal of lymph nodes and...
  • Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody

    Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody
    Four times, Alan Gross traveled to Cuba, lugging with him Internet equipment to connect the island's small Jewish community to the outside world. And four times, he completed his trips to the Caribbean island nation without a problem. With each trip...
  • Have a holly jolly Christmas

    Have a holly jolly Christmas
    EVENTS Baum School of Art Holiday Gift Gallery: Work by area artists and artisans. Reception 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Through Dec. 19. Baum School of Art, 510 Linden St., Allentown, 610-433-0032. http://www.baumschool.org. A Brandywine Christmas: Holiday...
  • Tacko Fall helps Liberty Christian beat Oak Ridge, Antonio Blakeney

    Tacko Fall helps Liberty Christian beat Oak Ridge, Antonio Blakeney
    With a 7-foot-6 center on one team and one of the nation’s best shooting guards on the other, there was no lack of excitement. In the end, it was big man Tacko Fall, who scored 27 points for Tavares Liberty Christian in a 106-101 double-overtime...
  • Grandmother checks writing children's book off bucket list

    After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, Boynton Beach resident Pam Norris, 59, put together a bucket list and set out to fulfill her delayed desires. Along with desires to go ziplining, take a cruise to Alaska and visit Australia, since she...
  • Study: Being overweight or obese led to 481,000 cancers in one year

    Looking for ways to reduce your risk of cancer? Try losing weight. A new study estimates that 3.6% of cancers diagnosed around the world in 2012 could be traced to the excess weight of patients. That works out to 481,000 cases of cancer in adults who...
  • Declining in older adults, colorectal cancer jumps in the young

    New diagnoses of colorectal cancers, which have been on the decline for years among those over 50, are increasing "exponentially" among those between the ages of 20 and 49, new research has found. By the year 2030, the rate of new diagnoses among the...
  • Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients

     Newport News, Smithfield YMCA offer free workouts for cancer patients
    They meld into the workout scene on the second floor of the Newport News YMCA, distinguished only by their wristbands. One tackles the treadmill, a few are on the elliptical trainers and others sweat it out on the rowing machine and stationary bikes....
  • Doris Italian Market hosting fundraiser Nov. 14

    Doris Italian Market hosting fundraiser Nov. 14
    Doris Italian Market & Bakery in Coral Springs is planning a food and wine tasting Friday night to benefit the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund. Admission to the Thanksgiving Food & Wine Tasting event costs $29.95 and includes a $10 store credit. A...
  • Arlynne S. Stark, dance therapist

    Arlynne S. Stark, dance therapist
    Arlynne S. Stark, a dancer who was a pioneer and early advocate of dance movement therapy and was a co-founder of the American Dance Therapy Association, died of breast cancer Nov. 17 at Collier Hospice Center at Lutheran Hospital in Denver. The former...
  • Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer

    Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer
    When President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign in 2012, his analytical staff handed him a priceless gift — the names of about 67 million voters who had most likely voted for him. Using the same analytic tools, a company founded by...