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Breast cancer survivors and co-survivors from throughout the Valley are invited to attend the second Komen Phoenix Education and Empowerment Community Conference.
Panel with cancer experts
BALTIMORE - Olympic gold medalist Dorothy Hamill is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Hamill said in a statement Friday that she is being treated at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.
Breast cancer awareness presentation is 2 p.m. Sunday at Tempe Elks Lodge, 2320 S. Hardy Drive. A representative from Susan C. Komen Association will speak on breast self-exams, diagnosis, treatment and instructions on proper bra sizing.
As if breast cancer isn’t a formidable enough foe, half the women who are treated for the disease fight their battle without getting enough sleep.
Deb Elliott: I was only 35 the first time I learned that I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The news was devastating, but I was determined to beat it. There was no doubt in my mind that there was no other option. After all, I had a young daughter to raise, a best friend - also known as my husband - to grow old with, and a career in banking to develop.
May 17, 2005
Early detection is a key defense
A look at some of the upcoming events in the East Valley that will raise funds to benefit breast cancer research and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Men, women and children proudly racing down the streets of Phoenix, pink hair extensions paraded up and down Mill Avenue, NFL referees wearing pink wrist bands, even some 2008 Mustangs are proudly sporting a pink ribbon.
LOS ANGELES - Actress Christina Applegate reportedly is undergoing treatment for breast cancer.
WASHINGTON - The manufacturer of a breast cancer drug, letrozole, is warning fertility doctors that it has been associated with birth defects, a caution prompted by reports that the drug was being used to help a woman become pregnant.
SAN ANTONIO — Some women with very advanced breast cancer may have a new treatment option. A combination of two drugs that more precisely target tumors significantly extended the lives of women who had stopped responding to other medicines, doctors reported Friday.
A pink tutu may not seem like a fitting costume for a male superhero, but it’s what Bob Carey wears. And “hero” is how some might think of this man on a mission with his wife, Linda, to take good care of breast cancer patients.
Breast cancer patients in Arizona could be among the first beneficiaries of breakthrough studies in survival rates from the disease conducted through a partnership of the Translational Genomics Research Institute and a group of international scientists, an institute leader said Wednesday.
SAN ANTONIO - Thousands of breast cancer patients each year could be spared chemotherapy or get gentler versions of it without harming their odds of beating the disease, new research suggests.
The telephone calls for help come in at a steady pace. Lauren Daniels, 40, of Scottsdale, understands the callers’ pain.
"Roxann, are you listening?"
Banner of Hope is holding its 12th annual Fashion Show at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Dillard’s inside Scottsdale Fashion Square.
A drug that targets only diseased cells has proved astonishingly effective against an aggressive form of early breast cancer - a long-sought breakthrough that has doctors talking about curing thousands of women each year in this country alone.
August 9, 2004
WASHINGTON - Women with early stage breast cancer won a new gene test Tuesday to help predict whether they'll relapse in five or 10 years, information that could influence how aggressively they fight that initial tumor.
This weekend, the power was in pink. About 2,100 participants of the Breast Cancer 3-Day walk will finish their 60-mile journey today at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix to benefit the Susan G. Komen For the Cure.