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Actor Brad Pitt (AP Photo)

Pitt says it was important for Jolie to go public

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt says it was important for his partner, Angelina Jolie, to share her story about having her breasts removed to avoid cancer “and that others would understand it doesn’t have […]

05/15/2013

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

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

Mammograms: For 1 life saved, 3 women overtreated

LONDON (AP) – Breast cancer screening for women over 50 saves lives, an independent panel in Britain has concluded, confirming findings in U.S. and other studies. But that screening comes with a cost: The review […]

10/29/2012

Tips to reduce breast cancer risk (audio)

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Susan Brown from Komen for the Cure tells KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee what to do to reduce the risk of acquiring breast cancer:

10/20/2012

Common myths about breast cancer

Since this is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is an especially good time for women to get started in habits that promote breast health. Here are some of the most common myths about breast […]

10/19/2012

Jewel pens new song, 'Flower' for cancer survivors

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Singer-songwriter Jewel has penned numerous lyrics empowering women after heartbreak and loss, and now she hopes to do the same for breast cancer survivors. Jewel’s latest song, “Flower,” was written to […]

09/16/2012

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