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Pink Mass Celebrated At St. Michael’s Cathedral In Springfield

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield has celebrated its third annual Pink Mass for people fighting cancer and those who died of complications from the illness.

09/14/2013

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Norfolk Woman Keeps Swimming To Raise Money To Fight Cancer

When Patricia Saint Aubin’s best friend was diagnosed with colon cancer, she decided to do something about it by combining her passion for swimming with her desire to raise money for cancer research.

08/31/2013

Pan-Mass Challenge riders arrive at the Black Falcon Cruise Terminal in Boston after finishing their bicycle trek in Provincetown on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Pan-Mass Challenge Riders Raise Millions To Help Fight Cancer

More than 5,000 cyclists were sore but satisfied after completing a 190-mile bicycle trek over the weekend in the Pan Mass Challenge.

08/04/2013

(credit: WBZ's Diane Stern)

Insurance Policies You Probably Don’t Need

Insurance is a financial tool that is used when you don’t have enough dollars in your emergency fund to cover the loss yourself.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/12/2013

Angel Flight pilot John Campbell and the Dinon Family

Braintree Family Mourns Angel Flight Pilot Killed In Crash

The Dinon family flew with John Campbell because their daughter needed to be evaluated for a liver transplant in Pittsburgh.

05/28/2013

Mike Benning from Scituate

Scituate Man Gets Bionic Hand

A Scituate man is the first person in the United States to receive a high tech bionic hand. At age 14, Mike Benning lost his arm below the elbow to cancer.

05/16/2013

Actress Angelina Jolie (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Angelina Jolie Says She Had Double Mastectomy

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.

05/14/2013

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Local Oncologist Says Kadcyla Is “A Really Good Drug”

The FDA approval the breast cancer drug Kadcyla is getting a welcome reception from a local oncologist.

02/22/2013

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Study: Alcohol Is Leading Preventable Cause Of Cancer In U.S.

Researchers found that alcohol resulted in about 20,000 cancer deaths annually, accounting for about 3.5 percent of all cancer deaths in the U.S.

02/14/2013

Jim Nentwig

North Shore Man Spreads Christmas Cheer At Hospitals

For one Jim Nentwig, Christmas is an opportunity to celebrate with hundreds of people who aren’t able to be home.

12/24/2012

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