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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.
Seven years ago at age 53, graphic artist Kay Hartmann battled breast cancer and won—but her research about the disease has left her with troubling questions. Now the associate professor in art and design at Chicago’s Columbia College has poured her frustration into a collection of graphic d…
Women from the Luna Chix run team gather Wednesday night at Universal Sole in Chicago's Lakeview community for their last run of the season.
CHICAGO | One national group with a base in Chicago fights to keep women cancer-free and active. Luna Chix Chicago gives women team support for mountain biking, triathlon training, cycling and running as a way to promote cancer-free good health.
In October 2010, The New York Times quoted the American Medical Association as warning women that hormone replacement therapy drugs were likely to cause advanced and deadly breast cancer. The article, however, failed to reveal that HRT drugs contain one-sixth the dose of the same drugs that …
One of Chicago's top goals in the fight against breast cancer is to eliminate ethnic and racial disparities in detecting and treating the disease. Black women are 50 percent likelier to die of breast cancer due to lack of screening and, often, lack of insurance, according to the Chicago Depa…
MERRILLVILLE | More than 2,500 area residents made their mark in the race to cure breast cancer by raising more than $200,000 during Sunday’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Hidden Lake Park.
MUNSTER | Tucked in a discreet corner of Bunny's Beaute Salon, not far from the rows of hair dryer helmets for the roller-set crowd, is a pink salon chair where dozens of women and men have sat and cried.
MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals on Tuesday unveiled its latest facility expansion, a breast care center designed with a spa-like feel that offers modern technology.
LOWELL | When Nan Parente was diagnosed with breast cancer more than four years ago, she began a journey that turned her into cancer survivor who is now on a mission to help others on that same journey.
When Kay Hartmann was diagnosed with breast cancer, first she was frightened. Then she got angry.
Fashionable new accessories from the Kohl's Cares ELLE collection include fun scarves. All sales support the fight against breast cancer with 100 percent of the net profit donated. Available through the end of October, the collection is available at the 40 Kohl's stores in Wisconsin stores a…
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