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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Top National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Articles

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  • 3-D mammograms offer clearer view of breast cancer

    3-D mammograms offer clearer view of breast cancer
    Mary Shallcross is positioned in the 3D digitial mamography machine to have breast tomosynthesis at the Women's Imaging Center at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood. Photo by Amy Beth Bennett. Bringing life-like detail to a hospital near you: the...
  • Establishing the pink ribbon symbol

    Establishing the pink ribbon symbol
    The pink ribbon has been synonymous with breast cancer for years. Nowadays, people rarely think twice when they see pink ribbons, having grown accustomed to the pink ribbon and what it symbolizes. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been celebrated each...
  • 'Pink Ribbon Project' unites arts to fight breast cancer

    'Pink Ribbon Project' unites arts to fight breast cancer
    When Aridhana Tiwari's mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in December, Tiwari wanted to do something, anything, to help. The Orlando-based writer-director quickly turned to her craft. "I feel like art is very healing," Tiwari said. "As an artist,...
  • Komen deserves its comeuppance

    My sister died of breast cancer. Nevertheless, I find the pink ribbon mania of the Susan G. Komen organization repugnant. Trying to put a "happy face" on a devastating disease is grotesque. I am incredulous that the Komen organization, knowing the right-...
  • Review: Gotham Steak in Miami Beach

    <b>Review:</b> Gotham Steak in Miami Beach
    Overall impression: Steakhouses — no matter their pedigree — inevitably have a dining hall quality: Big steaks to match big appetites. Any minute now the lumberjacks will arrive. Not at the elegant Gotham Steak. Chef Alfred Portale, who has...
  • Baltimore ready for its close up before 20 million on Sunday Night Football

    Baltimore ready for its close up before 20 million on Sunday Night Football
    Baltimore takes its TV image seriously — very seriously and at the highest levels. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake championed last month's Baltimore Grand Prix, in part because she said positive TV coverage of the race would "change the way the...
  • Ravens plan Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiatives

    Ravens plan Breast Cancer Awareness Month initiatives
    Country music superstar Martina McBride will sing the national anthem before Sunday's Ravens-Jets nationally televised game and she will be joined by breast cancer survivors and those undergoing treatment. It's part of the Ravens' effort to help...
  • 10 things to know about breast cancer

    10 things to know about breast cancer
    Check your expertise during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. 1. A lot of people talk about preventing breast cancer, but the correct term is risk reduction. “We don’t really know how to prevent breast cancer. We know how to reduce...
  • Take Action During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    While the country is awash in pink, the Harford County Health Department reminds the public to take action during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Harford County throughout October. Registered nurse Elaine Krajewski, cancer prevention services director...
  • Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers

    Movember: Growing awareness along with whiskers
    The last time Ryan Imbriale grew a mustache, he was a junior in high school. Now 39, he still cringes a little when he sees that yearbook photo, showing the wispy scraggle above his lip. He was never tempted to set aside his razor again. Until now. "I've...
  • Rick Dempsey's tie game

    Rick Dempsey's tie game
    Rick Dempsey walks into the steamy warehouse on Aliceanna Street looking like he just stepped off the MASN set where he does Orioles pre- and post-game shows. Check him out. Deep summer tan. Hair perfectly combed. World Series ring glittering on one...