| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Q: I'm 31 and have tested positive for the breast cancer "gene" (BRCA1), and I have a family history of breast cancer. I don't feel comfortable with the idea of prophylactic mastectomy at this time. Are there other things I can do to prevent cancer...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:59 PM
number of Americans who will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Men account for 2,240 cases. An estimated 40,000 will die from the disease.
of black women on Medicare who were told they...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:56 AM
June Flanagan Taylor passed away on Tuesday, November 5th after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. June was a warm, loving, happy and giving person to her family and friends. She will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.
| Oct 28, 2013
They found each other in a sea of pink — two Connecticut men, made brothers by their shared experience. Now they're fighting back against the disease that brought them together and some of the ignorance about it.
Bill Becker was diagnosed with...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Barbara Park, author of the Junie B. Jones series of childrens' books has died, her publisher Random House announced. Park, 66, had ovarian cancer.
"Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus" kicked off the Junie B. Jones story in 1992. Park published 30...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Acclaimed translator of
prominent Italian writers
William Weaver, 90, one of the world's most honored and widely read translators, who helped introduce English-language readers to the works of Umberto Eco, Italo Calvino and many other...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The eyes may have been on Angelina Jolie as she accepted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Governors Ball in Hollywood Saturday night, but her mind was on her mother as she held back tears during a touching speech.
The thesp is known for her...
| Nov 24, 2013
Barbara Park's "Junie B. Jones" books, more than any haphazardly kept journal or carefully curated photo album, capture how dramatically my parenting has changed in the past eight years.
And how dramatically parenting has changed me.
Park's death at...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Former Northwestern Lehigh High School and Lehigh University athlete Dana Stellar will appear on TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" on Friday night at 9 p.m. The series shows the progress of dress selection and support from store associates as future brides...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:34 PM
It's October, and you don't need me to tell you the annual Pepto-Bismoling of nearly everything in sight is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The grand opening this week of the latest Wawa in town? Pink down to the aprons worn by cops and...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:30 PM
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A federal jury in Sioux Falls has found that a woman’s use of Johnson & Johnson products that contained talcum contributed to her ovarian cancer.
The Argus Leader reports that the jury said Friday that Johnson &...