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Meena Kapoor is battling Stage-Four breast cancer. (credit: CBS)

Studies Show Increase Of Breast Cancer Detection In Women Of Indian Descent

Doctors with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America say the number of breast cancer diagnoses among South Asian women in the United States has gone up.

05/11/2014

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24th Annual Race For The Cure Wraps Up At Art Museum

While many are celebrating the wonderful mother’s in their lives, there is another celebration of sorts, that took place at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

05/11/2014

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Health: Local Mammogram Offers Spa-like Experience

Annual mammograms can help find the cancer early, but the screening can be uncomfortable for many women. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how one south Jersey health system is trying to change that.

05/09/2014

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Race For The Cure: Jen Hearn

Erika von Tiehl sits down with Jen Hearn, who is battling breast cancer. She and more than 109 others on her team, “Pink House,” will be participating in the 2014 Race for the Cure.

05/08/2014

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Female Married Couple Who Survived Breast Cancer Participate In Their Fifth Survivors March

Carrying the banner at the front of the Survivor’s Parade of Pink will be a married couple. Both are women and both are breast cancer survivors. For Kelly McCrea and Janet Kollmann, this will be their fifth survivors march together.

05/07/2014

(Helen Hunt plays a physician in "Decoding Annie Parker.")

Movie Review: ‘Decoding Annie Parker’

Lots of movies are escapist in one way or another. This one, the true story of a Toronto woman’s battle with cancer, is just the opposite.

05/02/2014

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Pa. Residents Help Award $50K Grant To Local Physician

A physician at the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Breast Cancer Coalition and Pennsylvania residents had a hand in making this gift possible.

04/12/2014

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Should I Have Reconstructive Breast Surgery?

Pat Ciarrocchi spoke to Dr. Ted Eisenberg and his wife, Joyce, who are the authors of a new book on breast reconstructive surgery following cancer.

12/27/2013

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Nearly 2,000 Women Attend Komen Philadelphia Sisters For The Cure Event

The 11th annual Komen Philadelphia Sisters for The Cure Breast Health Education and Celebration took place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown on Saturday.

12/07/2013

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New Research Shows 3-D Mammograms Increase Cancer Detection

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.

12/03/2013

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Clinical Trial On Breast Cancer Treatment At Jefferson Hospital Shows Promising Results

The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.

11/26/2013

(Maribel Rodriguez gets a makeover in advance of breastcancer.org's "Rock The Ribbon" event at which she is being honored.   Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Montco-Based Online Community For Breast Cancer Patients Readies For Annual Fundraiser

Diagnosed in April, Maribel Rodriguez of Havertown, Pa. says she found comfort online via breastcancer.org.

10/24/2013

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Philadelphia Area Dining Event To Raise Money For Breast Cancer Research

The event, which was created by Main Line Today and Alfredo BYO, works much like a restaurant week and in that participating restaurants offer three-course, prix fixe meals.

10/15/2013

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Sugar House Casino And Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wendy Hamilton is here to speak to us about Sugar House Casino and its involvement in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Sugar House is offering various initiatives this month in honor of breast cancer. To learn […]

10/09/2013

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The NFL Will Stop Using Pink Penalty Flags

The NFL will stop using pink penalty flags as part of their campaign to promote breast cancer awareness, the league announced today.

10/07/2013

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