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Study: Lumpectomy Combined With Radiation Could Be Powerful Weapon In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Researchers recently found that out of 112,000 women in California who were suffering from early stage breast cancer, the patients who received lumpectomies and radiation were 14 percent less likely to die than those who had mastectomies.

01/28/2013

Cigarette smoking

Report: Lung Cancer Number One Cancer Killer In New York State

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s recently-released statistics found there will be an estimated 8,800 lung cancer deaths statewide this year.

12/02/2012

Paul Hogan, Jamie Isenstein

Pregnant Woman Triumphs Over Breast Cancer, Has Healthy Baby

This Thanksgiving weekend has given one New York family something very special to be thankful for.

11/24/2012

10.26 Family

Think Pink: Young Boy Convinces NFL Commish To Turn Penalty Flags Pink

It’s not often that an 11-year-old gets the attention of the top guy in the NFL, but that’s exactly what Dante Cano , a fifth grader from New Jersey, did.

10/26/2012

Shannon Forde

Big Fundraiser Planned For Mets Employee Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Shannon Forde, 41, is a longtime Mets media relations member and mother of two. She was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer in August.

10/25/2012

Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler iPhone Case Benefits Breast Cancer Research

A portion of each @baldbeauties iPhone case purchased will go directly to the American Cancer Society.

10/25/2012

Shannon Ford with her children and Minnie and Mickey Mouse (credit: HOPESHINESFORSHANNON.COM)

Stories From Main Street: New York Mets Go To Bat For One Of Their Own In N.J.

Today, we have a story of people really stepping up the plate for someone in need.

10/22/2012

International Association of Fire Fighters pink logo (credit: iaff.org)

Bristol Mayor Reverses Pink T-Shirt Ban For Firefighters

Mayor Arthur Ward had opposed requests by unionized firefighters to wear the shirts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, arguing the city could support only so many causes.

10/11/2012

Mammogram (credit: Rye Radiology)

Great Strides Being Made With 3D Mammography In Rye Brook

There aren’t many of the new 3D digital mammography machines around yet, but Rye Radiology in Rye Brook has one.

10/09/2012

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George Washington Bridge Lights To Go Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

The George Washington Bridge will be sporting a new look this month.

10/02/2012

"The Color of Hope" by Dale Flashner and Beth Tenser is held by Dale (credit: Lyn Dobrin)

NY Breast Cancer Hotline Gears Up For Next Creative Cups Fundraiser

To honor a loved one, to make an artistic statement, or if you are a breast cancer survivor, you can take a bra and turn it into a work of art.

09/25/2012

The Pinola Family from Long Island walks in memory of Carol Pinola. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Komen Greater NYC Race For The Cure Helps Fight Breast Cancer

Thousands participated in the 2012 Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure, which began at 9 a.m. on Sunday. The 3.1-mile race is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.

09/09/2012

Women Running

‘MovingOn’ Exercise Program Designed For Breast Cancer Survivors

This Sunday is the Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Race For The Cure. As well as raising much needed funding for research, the race celebrates and honors those who have lost the battle against breast cancer. TV 10-55’s Lisa Kerney profiled an exercise and recovery program called “Moving On.”

09/07/2012

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Kellie Pickler Shaves Her Head

In solidarity with her best friend Summer Holt Miller, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, Kellie Pickler has shaved off her long blonde hair.

09/05/2012

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I ♥ Dogs Week: Beefy The Bulldog Fights Breast Cancer

Beefy and his owner Patrick Clemens are skateboarding across the country to raise cash to fight the disease. Clemens’ wife Erin and mother Louise are both breast cancer survivors.

08/23/2012

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