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Breast Cancer

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  • Beverly cancer walk is a community celebration, tradition

    Beverly cancer walk is a community celebration, tradition
    It is easy to see why the Beverly Breast Cancer 5K Walk attracts 14,000 participants — even on a cool, rainy Mother's Day. It is more than a walk through the hilly, scenic, tree-lined streets of Chicago's Beverly community. It is a festive three-...
  • Kris Bryant relishes early Mother's Day gift

    Kris Bryant relishes early Mother's Day gift
    MILWAUKEE -- Chicago Cubs rookie slugger Kris Bryant said the ball he hit Saturday night for his first major league home run will be placed on a mantle at his Las Vegas home. But Bryant said the home run was more meaningful because it occurred on the...
  • LEADING OFF: Pink bats for Mother's Day, frosty one at Coors

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ STEPPING UP FOR MOM Pink bats will be in style for Mother's Day from Angel Stadium to Tropicana Field to every ballpark in the bigs. This is the 10th year that Major League Baseball has...
  • Pink glove keeps Mom's memory alive for Phillies' Jerome Williams

    In batting practice, Phillies pitcher Jerome Williams sometimes wears a purple glove for pancreatic cancer, a blue one for prostate cancer, a gold one for childhood cancers or a green one for liver cancer. But it's the pink one that's dearest to his...
  • Genetic testing surge brings some answers, more questions

    Genetic testing surge brings some answers, more questions
    As Sivan Schondorf walked into her geneticist's office she immediately noticed her sympathetic smile, a warning sign the prognosis wasn't good. "We're going to tell you right away that you're positive for the mutation," her genetic counselor said,...
  • CT Race In The Park Has Become Personal For Cheshire Woman

    CT Race In The Park Has Become Personal For Cheshire Woman
    NEW BRITAIN — The slogan on the front of Amy Inzero's shirt read: "Ha has for ta tas." And on the back: "Laughter is the best medicine." Inzero, 46, of Cheshire, was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer in December. After a lumpectomy and...
  • Student art auction held in memory of late Maine South teacher

    Student art auction held in memory of late Maine South teacher
    Sophia Pichinos liked to call herself "the ultimate diva," her former classmates at Maine South High School remember. It's a nickname that produces smiles as they recall a teacher who was tough, but caring, and never one to shy away from using criticism...
  • The problem with Obama's plan to pay doctors based on performance

    WASHINGTON Until recently, the U.S. government and insurance companies paid doctors for volume of services provided, rewarding them for needless treatments. Economists and policymakers have long called for flipping those incentives so physicians are...
  • When I got divorced, I lost a mother

     When I got divorced, I lost a mother
    "The only time you cry now is when you're talking about Matt's mom,” my therapist told me a year after my divorce. My eight-year relationship with Matt had several casualties. I had been warmly welcomed into his large, tight-knit, nice Jewish...
  • Mother's Day: The private bakery of my mother's kitchen

    Mother's Day: The private bakery of my mother's kitchen
    My mother spends most of her time in the kitchen. It is a good place for someone who is meticulous in the way she follows directions, and appreciates order. There is always something to organize, tidy up, clear away or scrub. There are photos of me as a...
  • Rebecca Sue Palasits, volunteer

    Rebecca Sue Palasits, volunteer
    Rebecca Sue Palasits, an active community volunteer who served with the Peace Corps and taught school, died May 2 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was 59. The daughter of Willis Shaner, a retired Colorado State University professor, and...