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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

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Dr. Max Gomez: New Methods For Treating Different Types Of Breast Cancer

Some breast cancers require less surgery. Some spread when they are tiny and others may be treatable in whole new ways.

09/05/2013

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

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Swimsuits For Breast Cancer Survivors

Looking for more information on the Veronica Brett swimsuits for breast cancer survivors?

07/08/2013

Veronica Brett swimsuits (Photo: CBS 2)

N.Y. Entrepreneur Inspires Breast Cancer Survivors With Swimsuit Line

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.

07/08/2013

The late Dede Frontera with her daughter Nicole (credit: Thru My Eyes)

Stories From Main Street: Scarsdale Organization Helps Terminally Ill Leave Something Behind

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.

06/03/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Angelina Jolie Says She Had Preventative Double Mastectomy

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.”

05/14/2013

Angelina Jolie (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Women Have New Options For Breast Cancer Surgery

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.

05/14/2013

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

2011 NYC Marathon (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: New Rochelle Man Runs Monthly Marathons In Honor Of His Wife’s Breast Cancer Battle

Tom Dente starting running marathons in a typical way. But then his wife Liz was diagnosed with breast cancer and running took on new meaning.

04/01/2013

Marlene Scheer's Garden of Hope and Christine Guardiano's Renatas Balance and Peace

Annual Creative Cups Breast Cancer Fundraising Auction Under Two Weeks Away

Coming up on March 14 is Creative Cups, the very different, very splashy fundraiser to benefit the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline.

03/01/2013

The "First Warning System" cancer-detecting bra. (Photo: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Cancer-Detecting Bra May Be Game-Changer For Women

A new screening device is about to hit the market, and it may be able to detect breast cancer earlier and more easily than ever.

02/13/2013

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