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Breast Cancer

People participate in a march organized by Komen For the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer charity. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Komen Cuts Half Its 3-Day Walks, Cites Low Numbers

The DFW event will still go on, but Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its three-day charity walks in several other cities next year.

06/05/2013

Participants at a Race for the Cure event (credit: Neshan H. Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

Komen Cuts Half Of Its 3-Day Races, Cites Low Numbers

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is canceling half of its 3-day charity races next year because of a drop in participation. This comes more than a year after the organization experienced a backlash after its decision to stop Planned Parenthood grants.

06/05/2013

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Gene Flaws Common In Blacks With Breast Cancer

Gene flaws that raise the risk of breast cancer are surprisingly common in black women with the disease, according to the first comprehensive testing in this racial group.

06/03/2013

On March 10, 2002, Jolie adopted her first child, seven-month-old Maddox Chivan. Jolie adopted a six-month-old girl from Ethiopia, Zahara Marley, on July 6, 2005. Jolie gave birth to a daughter, Shiloh Nouvel, in Swakopmund, Namibia, by a scheduled caesarean section, on May 27, 2006. On March 15, 2007, Jolie adopted a three-year-old boy from Vietnam, Pax Thien. On July 12, 2008, she gave birth to twins, son Knox Léon Jolie-Pitt, and a girl, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, while in Nice, France. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Cancer Prevention Surgery: Right For Everyone?

Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy may prompt more women to look into cancer prevention surgery, raising questions about what insurance companies cover in these situations.

05/14/2013

American Cancer Society's 13th Annual Mother Of The Year Luncheon

Former CBS Anchor Discusses Decision To Have Mastectomy

Rene Syler, who co-anchored CBS News’ The Early Show from 2002 to 2006, joins KRLD to discuss her decision to have a mastectomy.

KRLD–05/14/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Center February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Jolie Says She Had Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie said that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning that she carried a gene that made it extremely likely that she would get breast cancer.

05/14/2013

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Breast Cancer In Younger Women Increasing

A study released Tuesday looked at 40 years of data and found a small, but steady, increase in the number of young women diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.

02/26/2013

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

FDA Approves New Targeted Breast Cancer Drug

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a first-of-a-kind breast cancer medication that targets tumor cells while sparing healthy ones.

02/22/2013

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Get Healthy Texas: Exercise Is Medicine

Mary Margaret Floyd is a 70-year-old cancer survivor who is participating in the Exercise is Medicine program sponsored by Baylor All Saints in Fort Worth.

01/26/2013

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Women That Soar: Dr. Beatrice Wiafe-Addai

A group of women are being honored for their contributions to the community. One of them is Dr. Beatrice Wiafe-Addai, being recognized for her fight against breast cancer.

12/06/2012

Two doctors look at breast cancer x-rays. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Drug Cuts Breast Cancer Reoccurrence & Death Rate

Breast cancer patients taking the drug tamoxifen can cut their chances of having the disease come back or kill them if they stay on the pills for 10 years instead of five years as doctors recommend now, a major study finds.

12/05/2012

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Doctor Talks HIV, Breast Cancer, Facebook

A doctor talks about some of the latest medical headlines including the age of new HIV patients, concerns over breast cancer screenings, and stress caused by Facebook.

11/28/2012

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