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  • Ban on patenting DNA cheers researchers

    Ban on patenting DNA cheers researchers
    Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients. In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...
  • Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer

    Angelina Jolie's aunt dies of breast cancer
    An aunt of Angelina Jolie who carried a same gene mutation linked to breast cancer as the actress has died of the disease at an Escondido hospital, according to an interview with her husband. Debbie Martin, 61, passed away early Sunday, only a few weeks...
  • Double Mastectomy: Choosing A Full Life

    I was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
  • Angelina Jolie will also get ovaries removed

    Angelina Jolie will also get ovaries removed
    Actress Angelina Jolie, who got a double mastectomy to lower her chances of breast cancer, will also have her ovaries removed, according to People magazine. Jolie said in a New York Times editorial Tuesday that she had her breasts removed and...
  • Angelina Jolie will have ovaries removed next

    After undergoing a cancer-preventive double mastectomy and breast reconstruction, Angelina Jolie will follow up with surgery to remove her ovaries, according to a report in People magazine. Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancer...
  • Details of Jolie's breast treatment revealed

    Details of Jolie's breast treatment revealed
    Doctors who treated Angelina Jolie are giving details of the operations the actress had to remove both breasts and reconstruct them with implants. Jolie revealed on Tuesday that she had the surgery because she carries a gene that puts her at high risk...
  • Health Check Up: Assessing Your Risk For Breast & Ovarian Cancer

    Health Check Up: Assessing Your Risk For Breast & Ovarian Cancer
    Many women today are unaware of their risk for breast and ovarian cancer. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime during their lives. Almost 300,000 women each year are diagnosed with invasive and non-invasive breast...
  • Martin Short will publish a memoir in 2014

    Martin Short will publish a memoir in 2014
    Comedian Martin Short is writing a memoir for Harper to be released in the fall of 2014. In an announcement from his publisher, Short said the book was not yet titled. "I haven't named my book yet, but I'm toying with the title, 'If I'd Saved, I Wouldn'...
  • Wedded: Megan Ibbotson and Phil Neforos

    Wedded: Megan Ibbotson and Phil Neforos
    Wedding date: April 14 Her story: Megan Ibbotson, 30, grew up in Manassas, Va., and now lives in Waldorf. She is a school counselor. Her father, Peter, was a military veteran and her mother, Joanne, was a school principal. Both of her parents are...
  • Technology may find ovarian cancer cells at an earlier stage

    Technology may find ovarian cancer cells at an earlier stage
    New technology for identifying early stage ovarian cancer in uterine and cervical cells could have the potential to one day stem this often deadly disease, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer. Using equipment that can...
  • The second time around, 'Love Is All You Need'

    The second time around, 'Love Is All You Need'
    Pierce Brosnan was self-assured and sexy as James Bond in four blockbusters. He warbled ABBA in the 2008 musical "Mamma Mia!" and played a former British prime minister in Roman Polanski's 2010 thriller "The Ghost Writer." But be vulnerable? Not so...