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.
There is no other operating room like this in world. It has fancy lights, flat screens, and life-saving imaging equipment typically not found in the OR. Equipment like x-rays, CT scans, and MRI’s are all within arm’s reach.
Peter Devereaux didn’t even know men could get breast cancer. So when his doctor called to give him the news, Devereaux thought he had called him by mistake.