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Tuesday Nov 22, 2011
New York artist Leonor Caraballo was diagnosed with breast cancer. One of her first questions was: what does the tumor look like? The need to face the enemy led her and her husband, Abou, to embark on a pioneering project to visualize breast cancer.
Thursday Oct 6, 2011
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Caswell-Massey and GiannaRose Atelier have created a "Think Pink" program, donating a portion of the proceeds from the sales of Fresh Cut Flowers scented products & Pink Ribbon Soaps to Breast Cancer Awareness.
Monday Oct 3, 2011
Alternative Apparel, the industry-leading fashion basics brand known for its unparalleled comfort and quality craftsmanship, announced it will be expanding its Pink Ribbon Collection benefitting Susan G. Komen for the Cure® into Urban Outfitters.
Saturday Oct 1, 2011
This October for Breast Cancer Awareness, Charles David of California is partnering with the Breast Cancer Charities of America (BCCA) with an iGoPink: Fashion Fights Breast Cancer exclusive pump.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 25, 2011
A vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection that can cause warts and has been linked to soft tissue cancer, is covered by many insurance plans -- but some provide coverage for females only.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 19, 2011
A new study finds that gay men do more poorly than straight men after a bout with prostate cancer, HealthDay News reported on May 16. The news comes in the wake of a study that shows that gay men have higher rates of cancer survival overall.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday May 10, 2011
Before the nature of AIDS was understood, health officials briefly referred to the condition as "the gay cancer." Now, a study indicates that gay men are more likely than their heterosexual counterparts to have survived an actual bout with cancer.
Sunday May 1, 2011
Despite repeated warnings from dermatologists on the health dangers of tanning, a large percentage of Caucasians admitted using tanning beds or intentionally tanning outdoors in the past year.
By Lauran Neergaard | Tuesday Feb 8, 2011
Patients don’t want to hear that they’re dying and doctors don’t want to tell them. But new guidance for the nation’s cancer specialists says they should be upfront and do it far sooner.
By Marilynn Marchione | Monday Jan 3, 2011
A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor’s office.
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