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A woman gets a mammogram (file/credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Heralded As ‘Groundbreaking’ Step In Treating Breast Cancer

The experimental drug is the latest example of what has been dubbed ‘targeted therapy’ which uses drugs that go after the very specific biochemical pathways that cancer cells use to divide and multiply.

04/07/2014

A woman gets a mammogram (file/credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Long-Term Study From Harvard Finds Benefits Of Mammograms May Be Overstated

One of the largest reviews to date finds that mammograms do save lives, but not as many as people believe. That benefit comes with some risks of its own, the study found.

04/01/2014

A new form of gene therapy could offer new hope to cancer patients. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Gene Therapy Could Be Lifesaver For Cancer Patients

A study released on Wednesday, found that modified T-cells achieved complete remission in 88 percent of advanced leukemia patients treated.

02/19/2014

Patient gets a mammogram (file/credit: CBS 2)

New Research On Breast Cancer May Change Way Disease Is Treated

New research presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium looked at hundreds of older patients treated with or without radiation and found no difference in overall survival and very small differences in recurrence rates after five years.

12/11/2013

Doctor Examines Woman (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Over-The-Counter DNA Tests Could Save Lives

It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.

11/20/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Personalized Cancer Therapy

A tiny sample of cancerous DNA could help determine which drugs will work against an individual tumor.

11/14/2013

Cynthia Nixon at Breast Cancer Summit (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Actress Cynthia Nixon Criticized By Pastor At Breast Cancer Summit

There was a testy exchange between actress Cynthia Nixon and an audience member at a breast cancer summit on Long Island.

09/30/2013

A design from the Alloro Collection (credit: Alloro Collection)

Clothing Line Seeks To ‘Put The Color Back’ Into Breast Cancer Patients

The Alloro Collection features clothing and accessories tailored for women who’ve had breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.

09/27/2013

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure starting line, Sept. 8, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Thousands Don Pink For Annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure

The race kicked off at 77th Street and Central Park West and heads uptown to 90th Street, at which point the runners turned into Central Park.

09/08/2013

Theresa Lana poses with a 'breast cancer survivor' shirt. (credit: CBS 2)

In Remission And On A Mission: Breast Cancer Survivor Lends Help To Others

Theresa Lana’s doctor said the odds were stacked against her, but noted that Lana’s incredible spirit helped her get through chemotherapy, radiation and six surgeries.

08/08/2013

Patient gets a mammogram (file/credit: CBS 2)

Report: Gov Cuomo Signs Legislation To Fund Further Breast Cancer Research

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to authorize the state’s Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund to fund grant proposals to map the incidence of breast cancer in New York.

07/14/2013

5.15.13 Lisa Frank and Dr. Lynn Ratner

Is A Mastectomy The Right Choice For All Women?

Lisa Frank was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998, at the age of 36. She joined us on The Couch, alongside Dr. Lynn Ratner, to talk about her story — and whether a mastectomy is the choice for every woman.

05/15/2013

Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne: Angelina Jolie’s Surgery Has ‘Empowered Millions Of Women’

Angelina Jolie said she came forward about her preventative double mastectomy to empower other women to get educated about their own health – and she’s not the only celebrity who has faced the potentially deadly health crisis.

05/14/2013

Pink bats for breast cancer awareness. (credit: CBS 2)

Mets, Yankees Welcoming Honorary Bat Girls For Mother’s Day

On this Mothers Day, Major League Baseball is once again going pink to raise aware awareness for breast cancer.

05/12/2013

Mammogram (credit: Rye Radiology)

Eye On New York: An Epic Poem About 9/11, New Information In The Fight Against Breast Cancer, And More

A controversial new breast cancer study could change the way women approach mammograms and a breast cancer survivor shared her story with CBS 2’s Dana Tyler in this week’s edition of Eye on New York.

03/24/2013