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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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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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Komen LA County Race For The Cure To Take Place At Dodger Stadium In March

Mark Pilon, Executive Director of Komen LA County, and co-chairs of 2014 Komen LA County Race for the Cure, Barbara Covington and Elisa Robichaud, stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to tell viewers about the race.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2014

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk To Take Place Saturday!

Walk Co-Chairs Jennifer Bailey and Juli Reed and ACS Making Strikes Event Mananger Allison Winslow stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk!

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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Woman Uncovers Silver Linings While Battling Breast Cancer

What began as an outlet for one local woman to document her fight against breast cancer will soon be a source of support and insight for others facing a similar diagnosis.

10/04/2013

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