Breast Cancer

Sandra Lee speaks on stage during the 2015 Housing Works Groundbreaker Awards at Metropolitan Pavilion  on April 22, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works)

Sandra Lee Expected To Leave Hospital This Weekend

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s longtime girlfriend, Food Network star Sandra Lee, plans to head home soon following a hospitalization for complications from a recent double mastectomy.

08/07/2015

PS 22 Chorus

P.S. 22 Chorus Video For Teacher Fighting Breast Cancer Goes Viral

Chorus director Gregg Breinberg said Lopez has shown amazing strength throughout her battle.

07/23/2015

Sandra Lee posted this photo to Twitter of herself with boyfriend Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (credit: Sandra Lee/Twitter)

Food Network TV Star Sandra Lee Undergoes Surgery, Shares Update On Facebook

Sandra Lee is said to be ‘groggy, but grateful’ after having surgery Tuesday morning.

05/19/2015

Sandra Lee speaks on stage during the 2015 Housing Works Groundbreaker Awards at Metropolitan Pavilion  on April 22, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works)

Sandra Lee, TV Chef & Gov. Cuomo’s Partner, Has Breast Cancer

Sandra Lee, Food Network star and longtime girlfriend of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has revealed she has breast cancer and will undergo a double mastectomy.

05/12/2015

Rita Wilson (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for International Myeloma Foundation)

Rita Wilson Recovering After Undergoing Double Mastectomy For Breast Cancer

Wilson, who is married to Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, had been appearing in Larry David’s play “Fish in the Dark” on Broadway. She will return May 5, according to her publicist Heidi Schaeffer.

04/14/2015

Lori Berlin (credit: CBS2)

Like Angelina Jolie, Upper West Side Woman Chose To Have Surgeries To Reduce Cancer Risk

Lori Berlin said she was tested for a gene mutation that indicates susceptibility to breast cancer after connecting for the first time with a cousin who was diagnosed with cancer.

03/29/2015

(Credit: Adelphi University NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program)

‘Creative Cups’ Bra Exhibit To Raise Money For Breast Cancer Support Program

An art exhibit is featuring skivvies for a good cause.

03/18/2015

The "Pink Sweet" at the Stony Brook Holiday Inn Express (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Long Island Hotel Checks In To Breast Cancer Fight, Unveils Pink Room

A portion of the proceeds earned from those staying in the room at the Holiday Inn Express in Stony Brook will go to the cause.

10/23/2014

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Thousands Kick Off Avon Breast Cancer Walk

A two-day journey for those on a mission to raise money for breast cancer research began Saturday.

10/18/2014

Joan Lunden People Magazine

Joan Lunden Graces Cover Of People Magazine With Bald Head As She Battles Cancer

Joan Lunden announced her breast cancer diagnosis back in June.

09/24/2014

Participants line up for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Sept. 7, 2014, at Central Park. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Thousands Turn Out For Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure

The annual Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure, a 5K run and walk, brought together cancer survivors and their supporters.

09/07/2014

Linda Gnat-Mullin,  an energy healer, leads a CancerCare Reiki class for those battling breast cancer. (Credit: CBS 2)

Free Programs Help Those Battling Breast Cancer

Going through breast cancer treatments drains your energy levels and takes an emotional and financial toll, but there are programs that can make the difficult time a little bit easier.

09/02/2014

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Researchers: Unnecessary Double Mastectomies Do Not Improve Chances Of Avoiding Recurring Breast Cancer

More than a quarter million American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. About 40,000 of them will die of the disease.

05/22/2014

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

Changes To Mammogram Reports In New Jersey Take Effect

Dr. Nancy Cappello launched the Are You Dense campaign after getting a clean mammogram but later learning she had cancer.

05/01/2014

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

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