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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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Health Official: Routine Mammograms May Lead To Overdiagnosis

A local health official’s research suggests that routine mammography screening may be causing a significant amount of over-diagnoses of the disease.


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Best Races, Marathons And Walking Events In Boston

These races, marathons and walking events not only raise money for a good cause, but get your heart pumping on scenic tours of Boston. Help out these great area organizations while you shed that winter weight.


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Komen Exec Quits After Planned Parenthood Dispute

A policy chief who resigned from the Susan G. Komen breast cancer charity says she stepped down to allow the organization to move forward.


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Komen Reverses Course On Planned Parenthood Grants

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity on Friday abandoned plans to eliminate grants to Planned Parenthood.





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