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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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

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...
  • Bringing down the cost of oral chemotherapy

    The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network applauds the work of the Maryland General Assembly in passing the Kathleen Mathias Oral Chemotherapy Act of 2012. The provisions of the bill went into effect Oct. 1, resulting in increased quality of...
  • High School Football: TWO-MINUTE DRILL

    The 46th edition of the Battle for the Bell turned out to be one of the closest high school football rivalry games between Estancia and Costa Mesa. The host Eagles held on to a 15-13 victory at Jim Scott Stadium Friday night, improving their record in...
  • Hair's how to go pink

    Hair's how to go pink
    From cut-a-thons to pink styling products and tools, hair's what's hot around South Florida in support of breast cancer charities. Brilliant bristles Shine on with Boca Raton-based KeratinPerfect's Bedazzled Brush. The ball-tipped paddle brush's nylon...
  • Pink Products For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Pink Products For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Beauty and lifestyle expert Rebekah George from www.getgorge.com stopped by to share some products helping in the fight against cancer by donating proceeds to research for the month of October. 1) Stila Courage & Beauty Travel Palette This must-have...
  • Girls' Volleyball: Eagles sweep Mustangs again

    Girls' Volleyball: Eagles sweep Mustangs again
    COSTA MESA — At 6-foot-3, Estancia High junior middle blocker Abby Griffith towers over much of the competition on the volleyball court. On Wednesday at Costa Mesa High, Griffith and her 6-foot freshman sister, Emma, made sure the Eagles once again...
  • Eye on the EAGLES! - Eagles Tackle Breast Cancer at the Pro Shop

    Eye on the EAGLES! - Eagles Tackle Breast Cancer at the Pro Shop
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and throughout the NFL players and coaches are wearing pink shoes, gloves, towels and hats on the fields and sidelines in an effort to show their support and raise awareness. Here in Philadelphia, the Eagles are...
  • Our Picks: 3 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

    Our Picks: 3 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events
    It's time to paint the town pink and stamp out breast cancer once and for all: Laughter is the Breast Medicine author Eileen Kaplan: Tue., Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, (860) 669-2342. See hchlibrary.org to...
  • Wycliffe to honor late member through Play for P.I.N.K. fundraiser

    For the past three years members of Wycliffe Golf and Country Club in western Lake Worth have grabbed their tennis rackets and golf clubs to join more than 25,000 athletes across 27 states to participate in Play for P.I.N.K., an organization that...
  • Stiletto Strut project melds art with awareness

    Stiletto Strut project melds art with awareness
    For two women, art is an integral part of life. From designing, to painting and creating, art is part of them – and, in their own ways, so is breast cancer. Plantation resident Judy Polstra has had many breast cancer scares in the last few years,...