GARY | A book release Saturday will double as a women's health education event called Girl Fight. The book, titled "THE FIGHT: Chronicles of a Champion," was written by Nikia Hammonds-Blakely.
LOWELL | What started as a shocking way to raise money for breast cancer research has turned into a blessing for a local unemployed single mother of three fighting the disease.
HOBART | Women looking for the highest quality breast cancer care - from diagnosis through recovery - will find it at St. Mary Medical Center’s Women’s Diagnostic Center. The hospital’s comprehensive breast cancer program recently earned a quality distinction that attests to the excellence o…
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Fire Chief David Nondorf admits he was not looking forward to attending the opening cermony for the city's new Central Park Plaza on Aug. 6, 2011. So, he was glad when he was called away to a house fire.
CROWN POINT | On October 26, Inspiration Fitness, a 5,000 sq. ft. private training facility, hosted a charity work out to benefit the Pink Ribbon Society. They raised $1,100 on a Saturday morning in honor of one of their members, Mary Wright.
Through years of practice as a general surgeon — much of it caring for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer — it is clear that there are some general misconceptions about the disease. Who’s at risk? Who should get routine mammograms? I can understand the confusion.
Harry & David's Pink Pear Gift Basket is a wooden crate filled with juicy Royal Riviera Pears, strawberry truffles, strawberry yogurt covered pretzels and chocolate strawberries. They will donate 25 percent of proceeds from all online and in-store sales during the month of October to the…
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VALPARAISO | Survivors of breast cancer and people with family members who died from the disease crowded Central Park Plaza on Sunday to raise money to continue the strides made in treating breast cancer and battle for a cure.
Hundreds of people walk down Washington Street in Valparaiso on Sunday afternoon for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk.
The American Cancer Society's Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk took place Sunday afternoon at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso.
Balmoral Park in Crete recently hosted a fundraiser for the One In A Million campaign to fund breast cancer research. Pictured are Jane Melvin, left, co-chair of Dancing With Chicago Celebrities, which runs the One In A Million campaign; Ken Churilla, marketing director for Balmoral Park, an…
CRETE | Runners from all over the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana converged June 8 on Balmoral Park for the fifth annual Runnin' With The Horses 5K run, which drew about 400 runners and raised more than $4,400 in the fight against breast cancer.
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Angelina Jolie's announcement Tuesday that she underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her chance of developing breast cancer is drawing attention to a decision that everyday women have weighed.
Sadly, hundreds of thousands of young women ignore a ticking time bomb called triple negative breast cancer, and they don't even know it.
MERRILLVILLE | Medical professionals, health care practitioners and the public are invited to a free seminar and online webinar Wednesday on the history and future of breast cancer diagnostics, hosted by a company in the Purdue Research Park of Northwest Indiana.
The technology behind three-dimensional breast imaging, in addition to standard digital mammography, has led to better diagnostic accuracy and reduced false positive recall rates, according to a recent study published by Radiology, a journal from the Radiological Society of North America.
Fashion designers sometimes get to wear their hearts on their sleeves, making their personal connection to charitable causes part of their public lives.
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