Breast Cancer

Marcia Strassman and Gabe Kaplan starred in "Welcome Back, Kotter." (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ Actress Marcia Strassman Dead At 66

Strassman was also known for starring in the film “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” and the sequel “Honey, I Blew Up the Kid.”

10/26/2014

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Breast Cancer 5K Fundraiser In Orange County Raises $150K For Research

A huge crowd gathered Sunday from across Southern California for the American Cancer Society’s 5th Annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K,” a non-competitive walk in Costa Mesa.

10/05/2014

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11-Year-Old Pays Tribute To Cancer-Stricken Mother With ‘Quilt For A Cure’

Emma Manetta is on a mission to support patients undergoing treatment at The MemorialCare Breast Center at Orange Coast Memorial in Fountain Valley, where her mother, Shawna, receives care.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/29/2014

Stephanie Deagle volunteers her time to help cancer patients stay on the "Road to Recovery." (credit: CBS)

‘Road To Recovery’ Gives Cancer Patients A Lift, Literally

While the program is free you could say it is invaluable to the driver and the passenger.

09/26/2014

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Doctors On Call Wednesday To Answer Prostate, Breast Cancer Questions

In honor of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, doctors will be on hand Wednesday evening to answer calls about the potentially deadly diseases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2014

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk To Be Held In OC In October

Breast Cancer Survivor and American Cancer Society volunteer Brenda Bianchino stopped by KCAL9 Monday to talk about this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/25/2014

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‘Dangerous Boob Tour’ Aims To Education Women About Cancer & Dense Breast Tissue

Founder Chiqeeta Jamison and diagnostic radiologist, Dr. Judy Dean, visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to talk about their mission of educating women about breast cancer and dense-breast tissue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2014

Loretta Devine, Naturi Naughton

10th Annual ‘What A Pair!’ Concert To Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Actress Loretta Devine visited the KCAL9 studios Thursday to talk about the What A Pair! Benefit Concert to Support Cedars-Sinai’s Breast Cancer Research & Education Program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2014

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Report: 60-Something Women More Likely To Develop Alzheimer’s Than Breast Cancer

A new report finds that women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease compared to breast cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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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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Author Hollye Jacobs Shares Her Intimate Experience With Breast Cancer In New Book

Author Hollye Jacobs stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about her new book “The Silver Lining: A Supportive and Insightful Guide to Breast Cancer”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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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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