Breast cancer

White House goes pink for breast cancer awareness

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tourists may do a double take when they pass by the White House on Thursday. That’s because, for one evening, the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the president’s official residence was lit up […]

10/24/2013

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FDA approves first pre-surgical breast cancer drug

WASHINGTON (AP) – A biotech drug from Roche has become the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery, offering an earlier approach against one of the deadliest forms of the disease. The Food […]

09/30/2013

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FDA says Roche drug works in early-stage breast cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has issued a positive review of a breast cancer drug from Roche that could soon become the first pharmaceutical option for treating the earliest stages of the […]

09/10/2013

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Komen breast cancer charity names new CEO

DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that it has a new CEO. The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker, whose promise to her dying […]

06/17/2013

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Gene flaws common in blacks with breast cancer

CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers have found that gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer in black women may be behind more cases of the disease in black woman than previously thought. A study […]

06/03/2013

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Florida man donates 100 gallons of blood

LAKE PARK, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man has reached a rare milestone. He’s donated 100 gallons of blood. The Palm Beach Post reports 84-year-old Harold Mendenhall started giving blood on July 7, 1977. […]

05/30/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie (AP Photo)

Jolie admired for bravery in mastectomy revelation

NEW YORK (AP) — “I hope that other women can benefit from my experience,” Angelina Jolie wrote in a powerful op-ed article Tuesday, explaining her decision to go public with having her breasts removed to […]

05/14/2013

Dr. Joel Aronowitz

Joel Aronowitz on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Joel Aronowitz. The founder of University Stem Cell Center, his company works with adipose stem cells, which are now being viewed as the “miracle cure” of the 21st century.

05/14/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie (AP Photo)

Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy: Q&A

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie announced on Tuesday that she had a preventive mastectomy after learning she had a gene that significantly raised her risk of breast cancer. Here’s a crash course in the procedure Jolie […]

05/14/2013

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Women have new options for breast cancer surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — Treating breast cancer almost always involves surgery, and for years the choice was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new approaches are dramatically changing the way these operations […]

05/14/2013

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