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Breast Cancer

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UCLA Tests New Device That May Save Patient’s Hair During Chemotherapy

For many cancer patients, losing hair during chemotherapy can be especially hard during an already tough time. A new cap is being tested on breast cancer patients at UCLA Medical Center and it may save their hair.

03/18/2014

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Actress Marlee Matlin, Lakers’ Jordan Hill Joins Thousands In ‘Race For The Cure’

Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin and LA Lakers’ Jordan Hill joined thousands of others Saturday at the 18th Annual Susan G. Komen L.A. County Race for the Cure®.

03/01/2014

The group Quattro hopes their "Good Day" will lead to better times ahead for those battling breast cancer. (credit: CBS)

Music Group Hopes Their Song Will Hit All The Right Notes For Race For The Cure

“It’s a song about getting through the struggles of life and about looking on the positive side of things,” says Kevin Clayton, Quattro’s manager.

02/27/2014

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Woman Touts WeHo Clinic That Helped Her Through Breast Cancer Battle

A 62-year-old woman is touting how a West Hollywood clinic, which aids low-income residents and those who are uninsured, helped her battle breast cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

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Woman Shares Breast Cancer Battle In YouTube Video Diary

A Culver City woman shared her battle with breast cancer in a video diary she posted on YouTube.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

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City Of Hope Program Educates African-American Women About Breast Cancer

A campaign is underway at City of Hope hospital in Duarte to educate African-American women about the risks of breast cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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Women Turn Bras Into Art To Raise Money For Cancer Support Program

Two women turned bras into works of art to inspire and raise money for a local cancer support program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Technology Developed For Navy May Help Women In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Technology developed 15 years ago for the United States military may now help women in the fight against breast cancer.

09/24/2013

A walk in Costa Mesa in October hopes to bring in a lot of money to fight breast cancer. (cancer.org)

American Cancer Society Honors CBS2

CBS2 was honored Wednesday morning by the American Cancer Society.

08/14/2013

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Celebrities Applaud Angelina Jolie For Encouraging Cancer Dialogue, Testing

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Angelina Jolie’s revelation she underwent a preventative double mastectomy after testing positive for the breast cancer gene is being met with a wave of support in Hollywood. The 37-year-old actress, in […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2013

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Doctors Urge Women To Test For Breast Cancer Gene After Jolie’s Mastectomy

A spokesperson for the health care facility where Angelina Jolie underwent a preventative double mastectomy has spoken out to urge all women to be proactive about testing for the BRCA gene.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2013

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For Bride With Breast Cancer, Kindness Of Strangers Makes A Wedding Of Her Dreams

A month after receiving a diagnosis of a rare form of breast cancer, 29-year-old Jennifer Gargano was married on Sunday in a wedding made possible by the generosity of strangers.

04/23/2013

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Lakers’ Jordan Hill Joins Thousands In Komen ‘Race For The Cure’

Jordan Hill of the Los Angeles Lakers joined thousands of others this weekend in the fight against breast cancer.

03/23/2013

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‘Journey For The Cure’ A Depiction Of Different Faces Of Breast Cancer

A special book to benefit the fight against breast cancer is now on sale.

03/22/2013

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Woman Celebrates The Fight Against Breast Cancer In A Sweet Way

With her Pink Carpet Cupcakes, Jennifer Wilson hopes to do more than just feed people.

03/20/2013