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Boston Doctor Part Of Study That Could Change Treatment For Some Breast Cancers

Dr. Eric Winer, chief of the division of Women’s Cancers in the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber, is speaking about breast cancer research at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium this week.

12/12/2013

Women boxing (WBZ-TV photo)

Local Women Use Boxing Skills To Fight Breast Cancer

They’re calling this one the Belles of the Brawl, an amateur event where all the boxers compete in their first sanctioned bouts.

10/10/2013

Photo by Charley Gallay/Charley Gallay for Victoria's Secret)

Cape Cod Firefighters’ Bra Ladder Fundraiser Met With Some Complaints

A fundraiser breast cancer awareness by two fire departments on Cape Cod is being met with some complaints from residents.

10/09/2013

(Photo credit: JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)

40,000 People Expected At Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk In Boston

Thousands of breast cancer survivors, families and caregivers are among 40,000 people expected in Boston on Sunday for the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

10/05/2013

Unique partnership provides meals to breast cancer patients. (WBZ-TV)

Unique Partnership Provides Meals To Breast Cancer Patients

It’s a unique partnership between volunteers, non-profit groups and a for-profit drug company working together to help women fighting breast cancer, where a meal can make a difference.

10/03/2013

Walkers participate in the 2012 finale of the Susan G. Komen Boston 3-Day event at UMass-Boston. (Credit: Susan G. Komen 3-Day)

Komen Fundraising Event In Boston Raises $2.5M To Help Fight Breast Cancer

A 60-mile walking event over three days at Boston College High School this weekend raised $2.5 million for breast cancer research and programs, the Susan G. Komen Massachusetts affiliate reported in a prepared statement.

07/28/2013

Allyn Rose (CBS)

Angelina Jolie’s Preventative Surgery Shines New Light On Genetic Testing For Young Women

Angelina Jolie’s choice to undergo a preventative double mastectomy has shed new light on this difficult medical decision.

05/27/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

NightSide – Angelina Jolie Has Both Breasts Removed

Maxine Richman and Dr. Nadine Tung join Dan Rea

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/16/2013

Sherri Spear

Jolie’s Announcement Puts New Focus On Genetic Testing

The BRCA test can tell a woman if she has a gene that makes it more likely she will develop breast cancer. Two local women were faced with the same choice and made different decisions.

05/14/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Angelina Jolie Says She Had Double Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.

05/14/2013

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