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Crown Point fundraiser to benefit breast cancer support

A Friday night fundraiser at Antiques on Main in Crown Point will raise money to support breast cancer victims.

October 23, 2014 3:54 pm
Fighting with each stride

Fighting with each stride

VALPARAISO | Jenna Elder was only 29 when diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago.

October 19, 2014 9:07 pm Photos

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Share your story of breast cancer survival

Share your story of breast cancer survival

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Each year over 220,000 are diagnosed but a large percentage of those women have their own personal story of survival.

October 18, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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October 12, 2014 12:00 am
CENTER FOR OTOLARYNGOLOGY & FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY: Dr. Bethany Cataldi's individual approach tailored to patients' unique beauty needs

CENTER FOR OTOLARYNGOLOGY & FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY: Dr. Bethany Cataldi's individual approach tailored to patients' unique beauty needs

In addition to being one of Northwest Indiana’s most accomplished ear, nose, and throat surgeons, Dr. Bethany Cataldi is also one of the area’s premier facial plastic surgeons. As the only female facial plastic surgeon in the region, Dr. Cataldi is especially in tune with the issues of beaut…

August 30, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Preventive Mastectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk to Less than 1%

Preventive Mastectomy Reduces Breast Cancer Risk to Less than 1%

Maureen Carlson of Homewood never imagined she’d be mentioned in the same sentence as movie star Angelina Jolie – much less share anything in common with her. Their paths have never crossed, and they probably never will.

August 30, 2014 2:30 pm
MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

Storybook endings aren't always the things of, well, storybooks. Sometimes they're real and right in our neighborhood sandlots.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Coach helps team, player's mom hit life's curveballs

MARC CHASE: Coach helps team, player's mom hit life's curveballs

Coaching youth baseball isn't exactly rocket science. It won't cure cancer either.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Northwest Indiana Oilmen Paint the Game Pink tonight

WHIRING | On a typical summer night at Oil City Stadium, the Northwest Indiana Oilmen compete against an opposing Midwest Collegiate League squad. Tonight, the Oilmen are fighting a much more meaningful battle as they attempt to defeat breast cancer.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am
Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

Runners at the start of the 2013 Runnin' With The Horses 5K race at Balmoral Park in Crete.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am
Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

Balmoral Park to host benefit for breast cancer

CRETE | Horses won't be the only thing running at Balmoral Park on June 7 as runners and walkers from all over the Chicago area will take to the track in the sixth annual Runnin' With the Horses event to benefit breast cancer research.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am
CANCER RESEARCH: Breast gene link to high-risk uterine cancer

CANCER RESEARCH: Breast gene link to high-risk uterine cancer

Women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks, doctors reported at a conference last month.

April 16, 2014 12:00 pm
Portage woman fighting third battle with cancer

Portage woman fighting third battle with cancer

PORTAGE | Lidia Sibakoski wants what every mother wants, to see her children grow, marry and lead a happy life.

April 12, 2014 6:27 pm Photos

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Book release Saturday will focus on women's health

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.

March 04, 2014 12:05 am
Lowell woman goes viral in breast cancer video

Lowell woman goes viral in breast cancer video

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.

December 11, 2013 9:27 pm Video Photos

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St. Mary Medical Center Breast Cancer Program earns national accreditation

St. Mary Medical Center Breast Cancer Program earns national accreditation

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…

December 05, 2013 5:34 pm
Valpo fire chief proves himself a rare cancer patient

Valpo fire chief proves himself a rare cancer patient

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.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Crown Point Fitness Facility Hosts Charity Workout for the Pink Ribbon Society

Crown Point Fitness Facility Hosts Charity Workout for the Pink Ribbon Society

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.

November 13, 2013 12:23 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: 'Busting' the myths of breast cancer

GUEST COMMENTARY: 'Busting' the myths of breast cancer

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.

October 29, 2013 10:00 pm
Harry & David's Pink Pear Gift Basket

Harry & David's Pink Pear Gift Basket

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…

October 24, 2013 6:30 pm
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