Breast Cancer

Diethylstilbestrol, commonly known as DES.

Jury Selected In DES Lawsuit

The jury is in place in the lawsuit pitting women with breast cancer against one of the nation’s biggest drug companies.

01/04/2013

Melnick sisters

4 Sisters Who Had Breast Cancer Sue Drug Maker, Blaming Mother’s Medication

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.

01/03/2013

A new operating room equipped with an MRI machine is helping cancer patients avoid multiple surgeries.

New Operating Room At BWH Helps Breast Cancer Patients Avoid Multiple Surgeries

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.

12/07/2012

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North Andover Man Continues Fight Against Male Breast Cancer

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.

11/04/2012

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‘Uke Runners’ Will Sing, Play Ukulele While Running To Raise $3K In Komen 5K

There are plenty of people who participate in fundraising walks and runs, but this weekend one team is doing something they believe no one has done before.

10/17/2012

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Boston’s Best Ways To Get Your Family Involved

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you are looking for ways to get your family involved in fundraising and awareness activities, this short guide is just for you. Ample national awareness and fundraising campaigns take place right here in Boston.

10/05/2012

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Gov. Patrick To Sign Bill For Male Breast Cancer Awareness Week

Gov. Deval Patrick wants Massachusetts men to know that they also can get breast cancer.

09/29/2012

Quincy little league players pay tribute to teammates mother.

Quincy Cal Ripken Team Forced To Remove Breast Cancer Ribbons

While the Quincy Little Leaguers were pulling off a huge upset in the Cal Ripken Championships, they were also honoring a player’s mom who is battling breast cancer.

08/14/2012

Robin Richards Imperato and her family.

Residents Rally To Help Revere Mother Struggling With Advanced Breast Cancer

Residents in Revere are rallying to support a young mother who is fighting advanced breast cancer.

06/07/2012

Carol Chaoui

Breast Cancer Survivor Runs Marathon To Help Others

Nearly three years into Carol Chaoui’s breast cancer battle, she’s found a silver lining in her diagnosis: The chance to use her love of running to help others.

04/05/2012

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