Breast Cancer

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

(credit: CBS 2)

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

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