Over the past decade, the phrases ‘BRCA 1’ and ‘BRCA 2’ went mainstream as genetic testing to assess breast cancer risk became common. But, now, doctors are telling patients whose tests were negative to get retested.
A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms.
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A North Texas hospital is performing groundbreaking breast cancer research. Doctors are using cutting edge medical technology to customize treatment.
A novel way to speed the testing of cancer drugs and quickly separate winners from duds has yielded its first big result: an experimental medicine that shows promise against a hard-to-treat form of breast cancer.
For eight years, D’Lyn Biggs has walked the Susan G. Komen 3-Day. She’s logged more than 400 miles, and along with a team of supporters has raised more than $800,000 for the cause.
What do Siberian tigers and post-menopausal women have in common? That is among the questions related to fighting diseases that affect both animals and people that physicians and veterinarians are teaming up to explore.
Those participating in the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s 3-Day walk gathered at the Collin Creek Mall in Plano on Friday to prepare for their weekend march against breast cancer.
This month many people are thinking ‘pink’ for breast cancer awareness, but for survivors, the fight is anything but pretty. Now local survivors have taken to the internet to paint another picture of breast cancer.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The National Cancer Institute estimates that this year alone there will be 232,340 new cases of breast cancer in women and 2,240 new cases of breast cancer in men. Help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer by signing up for The Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday, October 19th and going out to support those participating in the Komen 3-day on Nov 1-3rd. For more information go to Komen-Dallas.org or The3Day.org. And to find out if you are eligible for a free mammogram at the YWCA please go to YWCADallas.org.
Coupled with the players’ pink equipment, especially their gloves and towels, the flags caused confusion among broadcasters, fans, players and coaches Sunday.
MedStar paramedics will be wearing pink gloves throughout October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The color really stands out,” said paramedic Shannon Rucker.