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.
Angelina Jolie’s choice to undergo a preventative double mastectomy has shed new light on this difficult medical decision.
Maxine Richman and Dr. Nadine Tung join Dan Rea
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.
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.
The FDA approval the breast cancer drug Kadcyla is getting a welcome reception from a local oncologist.
This weekend, brides can get a designer wedding dress at a deep discount, all while helping women with breast cancer.
Eli Lilly and Co. failed to test a drug’s effect on fetuses before promoting it as a way to prevent miscarriages, a lawyer charged Tuesday in opening statements in a trial over whether four sisters’ breast cancer was caused by medication their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s.
The jury is in place in the lawsuit pitting women with breast cancer against one of the nation’s biggest drug companies.
The Melnick sisters blame a drug called Diethylstilbestrol, commonly known as DES. And now they are taking pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly to court in a groundbreaking lawsuit.