Breast Cancer

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Animals Can Be ‘Key To Understanding Host Of Human Problems,’ Doctor Says

Did you know gorillas can experience depression and eating disorders? Humans and animals actually share many of the same medical conditions.

06/30/2015

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L.A. Couple Battling Cancer Find Laughter, Hope In Midst Of Daunting Challenges

When they took the vows in sickness and in health, a local couple never imagined their love would be tested so soon.

06/16/2015

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Actress Rita Wilson Has Double Mastectomy, Report Says

Actress Rita Wilson has undergone a double mastectomy, it was reported Tuesday.

04/14/2015

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Thousands Run For Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Event At Dodgers Stadium

The 19th annual Susan. G. Komen Race for the Cure event kicked off at Dodger Stadium Saturday morning.

03/07/2015

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How Well Do They Know Your Body? Partner Can Be First Line Of Defense Against Breast Cancer

Experts say many women find out about crucial changes to their body through their loved ones. They say couples can work together for early detection.

03/06/2015

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Skin Care For Cancer Patients Becomes Part Of Healing Process

A cancer diagnosis may mean changes to every aspect of one’s life, including skin care, and one local woman has made it her mission to help patients find their glow again.

03/03/2015

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League Changes Mind, Allows Girls Team To Play In Championship After Uniform Debacle

A local high school girls basketball team, that had been forced to forfeit playing in a championship game for wearing illegal uniforms, is now being allowed to play.

03/03/2015

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Team Banned From Finals After Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness On Jerseys

A girls high school basketball team in Harbor City faces disappointment after working all season to get into the playoffs, only to be told they’ve been disqualified because of their uniforms.

03/02/2015

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.

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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

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