The American Cancer Society hopes its annuals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will raise close to $3 million.
A fan who credits a Jets game with alerting her to what turned out to be breast cancer served as an honorary captain for the Jets’ game against the Pittsburgh Steelers this weekend.
Tina’s story was played in short clips shown last weekend during NFL games across the country. On Sunday, she will serve as an honorary captain for the Jets at their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
There was a testy exchange between actress Cynthia Nixon and an audience member at a breast cancer summit on Long Island.
The Alloro Collection features clothing and accessories tailored for women who’ve had breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.
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.
Some breast cancers require less surgery. Some spread when they are tiny and others may be treatable in whole new ways.
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.
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.
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Patricia Brett designs swimwear to suit a woman’s body after breast surgery. She understands the challenge first hand. Brett’s family carries the BRCA1 genetic mutation, which dramatically increases the odds of breast cancer.
In 2010, 40-year-old Dede Frontera learned that her breast cancer had metastasized. All she wanted to do was leave a video message for her then 8-year-old daughter Nicole.
The Oscar-winning actress and partner to Brad Pitt made the announcement in the form of an op-ed she authored for Tuesday’s New York Times under the headline, “My Medical Choice.”
New approaches are dramatically changing the way operations are done, giving women more options, faster treatment, smaller scars, fewer long-term side effects and better cosmetic results.
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.