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Breast Cancer

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

(File Photo by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

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.

04/02/2012

Photo Credit: ThinkStock

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.

03/17/2012

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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.

02/07/2012

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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.

02/03/2012

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Court Victory For Women Who Claim Drug Gave Them Cancer

A federal judge in Boston has ordered 14 drug companies into talks that could lead to settlements with 53 women who claim their breast cancer was caused by an anti-miscarriage drug their mothers took decades ago.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/21/2012

The FDA says Avastin should no longer be used for advanced breast cancer.

FDA: Avastin Should No Longer Be Used For Advanced Breast Cancer

The FDA says there’s no proof that Avastin extends life or provides enough temporary benefit to outweigh the side effects.

11/18/2011

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA-SALCEDO AND KOMEN'S JEANETTE BELTRAN ON CENTRO

Komen – Bringing Breast Cancer Awareness to Latino Community

October 29, 2011 Because October is breast cancer awareness month, we’ve decided to do a special segment on how breast cancer affects the Latino community and the barriers to breast cancer care among Hispanic populations […]

WBZ-TV–10/28/2011

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