Breast cancer

A Red Cross blood donor. (AP Photo)

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

Ricardo Bellino

Ricardo Bellino on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Donald Trump’s “Original Apprentice,” Ricardo Bellino. A Brazilian serial entrepreneur, Donald Trump only gave him 3 minutes to pitch his business. He walked out of the room as the Donald’s partner.

04/05/2013

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Calif. law requires new warning after breast exam

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some California women will get more information following their routine breast examinations under a state law that is now in effect.

04/01/2013

FDA

FDA approves new targeted breast cancer drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

02/22/2013

Allyn Rose

Miss America contestant pursuing double mastectomy

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Win or lose Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention.

01/11/2013

Court to decide if human genes can be patented

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will soon decide whether companies can patent human genes, a decision that could reshape the future of medical care in the United States. The justices on Friday decided they […]

11/30/2012

Orange County Sheriff says she has breast cancer

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens says she has breast cancer, but she will continue to work through her aggressive treatment plan. Hutchens said at a news conference Monday that she […]

11/27/2012

CDC: Breast cancer death rate highest for black women

ATLANTA (AP) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says black women are 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than white women are. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of […]

11/14/2012

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