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  • Think pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month fashions

    Designers have gone pink once again this October in the name of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We've gathered some of the more fashionable items so you can look stylish while contributing to organizations that aim to increase awareness of the disease and...
  • Dr. Nan Van Den Bergh's story of survival

    Dr. Nan Van Den Bergh's story of survival
    Nan Van Den Bergh, Ph.D., was diagnosed with breast cancer on July 3, 2003. “I was six months late in getting a regularly scheduled breast exam and had been putting off the mammogram because of too many work-related responsibilities,” she...
  • Knitters do it all for breast cancer awareness

    Knitters do it all for breast cancer awareness
    To start the day in Newport Beach, Kathy Leek had a black bag that could have fit two people. That is if it wasn't so full of yarn. Throughout Saturday, about 35 people whittled down the raw material in the Fashion Island Macy's, knitting or...
  • Prolacta develops niche delivering breast milk to hospitals

    Prolacta develops niche delivering breast milk to hospitals
    Twice a day, Jennifer Anderson sits down to pump her breast milk. Anderson will set aside a little for those times when she isn't around to nurse her 7-month-old daughter. But most will be shipped to a local processing facility and eventually will...
  • WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year

    WWE, Susan G. Komen foundation team up for second straight year
    For the second year in a row, WWE and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation have joined forces in October in support of breast cancer awareness. Much like many other sports and entertainment organizations in the month of October, WWE has made its...
  • Cancer support group uses laughter as medicine

    Cancer support group uses laughter as medicine
    The thought of cancer may bring doom and gloom for many people, but for Richard McDaniel, 67, and Gaspard “Frenchie” Sossoyan, 84, it’s important to also inject laughter and warmth. McDaniel and Sossoyan are members of a breast...
  • Making A Different Kind Of Cancer Donation — To A Tissue Bank

    Making A Different Kind Of Cancer Donation — To A Tissue Bank
    Jane Pang has given her time, money and abounding energy to the fight against breast cancer. She's also shared the most personal and precious gift of all — a piece of herself. Earlier this year, Pang flew from Orange County, Calif., to...
  • Study: Can Exercise Weaken A Tumor Or Slow Its Growth?

    Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question. Researchers at the Breast Center...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October

    Breast Cancer Awareness Events In October
    Digital Mobile Mammography October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment. The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
  • Planned Parenthood, social media, and a win for women's health

    The recent reversal by the Susan G. Komen foundation of its decision to no longer fund grants to Planned Parenthood has, rightly, been hailed by many as a victory for the galvanizing power of the Internet. This comes not long after similar instances of...
  • Breast Link program aims to raise awareness at Baltimore City football games

    Breast Link program aims to raise awareness at Baltimore City football games
    The Susan G. Komen-funded Breast Link program at St. Agnes Hospital is raising awareness about breast cancer at upcoming football games in Baltimore City in an initiative called Sports Link, according to a news release. The program will be on hand at...