RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Breast Cancer

A collection of news and information related to Breast Cancer published by this site and its partners.

Top Breast Cancer Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Softball program takes hard-line stance vs. cancer

    Softball program takes hard-line stance vs. cancer
    "Strike Out Cancer" is a well-known theme in the Oak Lawn community, as is "Fight Like a Bulldog" — a reference to Richards High School's mascot. Both applied when something special took place a few weeks back at Richards' softball field: the...
  • Producer: Cowboy film is real, but Eastwood pitch was not

    Matthew McClintock arrived in full Western garb stretched over his 6-foot, 5 inch frame to pitch a potential investor on a documentary about early Montana cowboys. He said he was talking to Clint Eastwood about narrating the film's opening, he mentioned...
  • Visiting the gynecologist when you're older

    Visiting the gynecologist when you're older
    As women get older, they have different needs when visiting their gynecologist. The body begins changing as menopause nears. Menstrual periods become irregular, hormone levels change. It can all be confusing for women. Dr. Katharine H. Taber, medical...
  • 2 Chicago bartenders in national cocktail competition

    2 Chicago bartenders in national cocktail competition
    For the past few weeks, Jacyara de Oliveira has given new meaning to the term "studying for the bar." De Oliveira, bar manager of Sportsman's Club in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, has been training for Sunday's Speed Rack National Finals, a cocktail...
  • New Middle Peninsula transit facility up and running

    New Middle Peninsula transit facility up and running
    The new $5 million Middle Peninsula Regional Transit Facility in Gloucester will officially open during a dedication ceremony on Thursday. Bay Transit, a division of Bay Aging, will host a ribbon cutting and open house for local officials and...
  • New Kid Danny Wood hangs tough in Miami

    New Kid Danny Wood hangs tough in Miami
    Sorry, but it's just too obvious: Danny Wood has lived in the Miami area for 17 years, so he isn't exactly a new kid on the block. "The weather and the beaches are great for me and I can live a very normal life," says Wood, who lives in the San Souci...
  • Quality-of-life care may help cancer patients live longer, feel better

    One of the memories Gabriela Dow has from when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer at age 35 is standing in the middle of the grocery store, overwhelmed by the decision of which foods to buy. "It felt like being in a labyrinth," says the...
  • Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health

    Battling cancer with exercise, nutrition and mental health
    Exercise, mental health, nutrition — these are all areas that can affect how someone lives during and after cancer treatment. The healing power of exercise Before Gabriela Dow's cancer diagnosis, her schedule, which involved juggling...
  • Expanding Medicaid would save more lives than experimental drugs

    Expanding Medicaid would save more lives than experimental drugs
    Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill last week that gives dying patients the right to try experimental drugs the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved. The Goldwater Institute, a conservative think tank with libertarian leanings that wrote model...
  • Social Security Judge Helen Cropper dies at 61

    Social Security Judge Helen Cropper dies at 61
    Judge Helen Gale Cropper began her legal career as a staff member for the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, eventually becoming the managing attorney at the agency's Uptown office She later was the litigation director at Cook County...
  • Michelle Obama follows predecessors with foreign travel

    Michelle Obama is following a path taken by prior first ladies as she gets ready for a weeklong trip to London and three Italian cities. She's stepping up the pace of her international travel without President Barack Obama. The journey that Mrs. Obama is...