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The revelation that actress Angelina Jolie had her breasts removed because of gene testing results may have seemed shocking and extreme to many of you. My family knew better. We've been there. My wife, a breast cancer survivor who underwent a...
"Mom. Do you have that gene? Do I? Have you been tested? I thought Grandma had breast cancer. Why weren't you ever tested?" The questions from my 27-year-old daughter were coming fast. Angelina Jolie published an essay in The New York Times on Tuesday,...
The Hartford CourantSue Brown and Valerie Small and Claudia O'Connell meet to run three or four times a week, usually in the early morning. They run and they talk. And talk. Sometimes loudly. Sometimes so loudly that people tell them to pipe down (since it's 5:30 a.m.)....
How does somebody fight a one-in-a-million genetic disorder that makes a new cancer diagnosis almost as common as an annual bout with the flu? Lainie Jones does it with grit, courage and plenty of humor. "Oh, the joys of having veins like a heroin...
Nick Pesek was coming off the best season of his football career. He was a 1,000-yard rusher for a Saint Xavier University team that hit a peak one year earlier than its coaches had expected and was returning 16 of the starters who won the NAIA national...
Tags: Oncology, Football, Testicular Cancer, Chemotherapy, Sports
Ann Walton-Teter was diagnosed with breast cancer in September. About a month later, she was informed by her health insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, that her coverage had been canceled because of a missed payment. Anthem would eventually admit that it was...
How many children have you had, and did you wait until after 30 to have the first one? Do you have more than one drink a day? Did you get your period before you were 12? Do you exercise? Have a low-fat, high-fiber diet? Did you breast-feed? Do you work...
Tags: Biology, High Fiber Diet, Cancer, Medical Specialization, Blood
Hunched over beads and filament in a jewelry-making workshop, Sandy Buchbinder spent another sustaining hour Tuesday in the company of her comrades in the cancer wars. The Bethlehem woman beat back breast cancer with a mastectomy five years ago, and now,...
Last year Stacy Britschgi, 38, of Holtville, took part in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure walk. Susan Komen was diagnosed with breast cancer at 33, and died three years later. Her sister, Nancy Brinker, made a promise to her to do everything she...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelCharlie Sheen never won an Emmy for playing Charlie Harper, but Kathy Bates has. The Oscar-winning actress collected an Emmy Saturday for her guest appearance as Charlie's ghost on CBS' “Two and a Half Men.” Via Twitter, Bates offered her...
Channel Guide MagazineAs the owner of Atlanta’s Bridals By Lori, Lori Allen — the sunny, spunky and beloved star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta and Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids — has helped many brides whose lives and families have been...
Ministry of GossipGiuliana Rancic will have a double mastectomy as the next stage in her fight against breast cancer. In October, Giuliana Rancic revealed she was undergoing a double lumpectomy....
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