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Angelina Jolie Ups Cancer Awareness, Not Knowledge
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Angelina Jolie, despite not having held many large movie roles in recent years, is still one of the most followed stars in Hollywood – perhaps due to her good looks, philanthropic actions, and the fact that she is married to …

Dying Inmate Paroled For Hospice Care

Kristina Fetters, now 33-years-old, was convicted of murdering her great-aunt, Arlene Klehm, 73, in 1995 at the age of 14. She was the youngest inmate in Iowa to be serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. However, after …

Amy Robach Plans Her Return To Television
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Amy Robach was diagnosed with cancer recently, and was forced to leave her position as a host of Good Morning America. It seems that her cancer has even spread since her fans last had an update, but the prognosis was …

Amy Robach Diagnosed With Cancer

Throughout the month of October, everyone celebrates and recognizes the fighters and survivors of breast cancer. To kick off breast cancer awareness month, “Good Morning America” had their correspondent, Amy Robach, undergo a mammogram on live television. She agreed to …

Oregon Ducks Unveil Pink Helmets
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Over the last decade, the Oregon Ducks have made a name for themselves in FBS football through their high octane offense. However, the Ducks may be even more well known for their flashy uniforms. The green and yellow school colors …

Giuliana Rancic Talks About Life After Cancer

The beloved E! News anchor and Fashion Police fashionista Giuliana Rancic sat down and opened up about her life post breast cancer. In October of 2011, Rancic announced on the ‘Today Show’ that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. …

Breast Cancer Awareness, Think Pink

October is here, which means it’s time to think pink. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has many special events operating in local communities in order to promote breast cancer, which is a wonderful thing considering most women are unable to determine …

Breast Cancer: Forces Unite For Powerful Cause
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One organization devoted to fighting breast cancer is a force of good, but three organizations coming together to research the side effects of treating the disease is a force of power. Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (DSLRF), Susan G. Komen, …

Women Who Drink Before Bearing Children Have Higher Breast Cancer Risk
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Drinking has become a pastime at some U.S. universities, but women who drink heavily in the years leading up to motherhood could be putting themselves at risk. A new study has linked drinking before childbirth to an increased risk of …

New Cancer Drug Could Fight Breast Cancer

Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, Australia this week announced that a new anti-cancer compound shows promise in treating a common type of breast cancer. The compounds, known as BH3-mimetics, have been shown to be effective …

Supreme Court: You Can’t Patent Human Genes

Can you patent genes? That very question was before the Supreme Court not too long ago, and now the highest court in the land has made its decision. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that human genes …

Giuliana Rancic Wants More Kids After Baby Saved Her
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Giuliana Rancic had a well-documented struggle with getting pregnant; it was the subject of many episodes of her reality show, “Giuliana and Bill”, which showcased the E! host’s life with her husband. After several invasive rounds of IVF–In Vitro Fertilization–Giuliana …

Sisters Ejected From Mall For Breast Cancer Hats
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According to a report from Philadelphia news station ABC 6, Zakia Clark and her sisters were booted from the Philadelphia-area King of Prussia Mall on Sunday. The women were reportedly wearing hats emblazoned with the words “FUCK CANCER” in pink …

Angelina Jolie Had A Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie, the epitome of physical beauty to many women, has just made public the news that she chose to have a double mastectomy earlier this year after finding out she carries a gene that makes breast and ovarian cancer …

Jane Fonda: Not Afraid of Dying and Still Into Sex
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Actress Jane Fonda’s career has spanned four decades and has had plenty of ups and downs. Fonda’s acting career exploded as she took the role of 60s sex symbol Barbarella, and she quickly became famous for her anti-war activism, her …

Cancer Research Identifies New Potential Breast Cancer Driver

A new study has moved forward with a drug that could target a newly-identified breast cancer driver. Breast cancers are defined and treated according to their hormonal drivers, of which the most common are estrogen, progesterone, and HER2. Androgen receptors …

Breast Cancer Risks Linked to Working Environment

A new study shows that some occupations, such as those that expose workers to carcinogens and endocrine disrupters, raise risks for breast cancer. Jobs sectors that showed an increased risk included agriculture, bar/gambling, automotive plastics manufacturing, food canning, and metal-working. …

Breast Cancer, Sleep Disturbance, and Depression to be Studied at UCLA
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UCLA researchers announced this week that they have received a $5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to fund a five-year study into the risk profiles of breast cancer survivors likely to suffer depression. The 300 volunteers needed for …

Breast Cancer 3-D Imaging Technique Provides Greater Clarity

Researchers at UCLA have announced a new technique that produces clearer 3-D images of breast tissue while using a lower dose of X-ray radiation than a traditional mammogram. The higher-quality images are two to three times sharper than those created …

Breast Cancer Risk Predicted by Blood Hormone Levels

Researchers have found that blood hormone tests can predict a woman’s risk of postmenopausal breast cancer for up to 20 years. The study used data from the Nurses Health Study and looked at 796 patients with postmenopausal breast cancer who …

Touch Yourself for Breast Cancer Awareness, and Share It on Facebook Touch Yourself for Breast Cancer Awareness, and Share It on Facebook

This isn’t your mother’s breast cancer awareness campaign. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and as a result you may have seen a lot of pink ribbons floating around. That’s cool and all, but another campaign just wants you to …