Breast Cancer

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Bridal Show Helps Fight Breast Cancer

The Brides Against Breast Cancer tour has made its way to Minneapolis. One thousand designer and brand name wedding gowns will be for sale at the Millennium Hotel. Show manager Kelsey Anderson says the discounts are deep.“All of our gowns are discounted up to 85 percent-off the original value. And they’ve been donated by designers, manufacturers and brides,” Anderson said.

05/31/2013

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Sue McLean, Twin Cities Concert Promoter, Dies At 63

A long-time Twin Cities concert promoter has died. According to her website, Sue McLean died Friday, after a battle with cancer. McLean’s company was responsible for booking many live music acts, including the Live at the Guthrie Series, the Minnesota Zoo concerts, and the Basilica Block Party.

05/18/2013

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Following Jolie’s Mastectomy, What Are Your Options?

Actress, activist and philanthropist Angelina Jolie revealed in the New York Times she had a voluntary double mastectomy, and said her decision came after learning she had an 87 percent risk of getting cancer.

05/14/2013

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50,000 Attend Race For The Cure At Mall Of America

Approximately 50,000 participants spent their Mother’s Day at the Mall of America Sunday morning, to race for a good cause.

05/12/2013

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New Research, Task Force Differ Over Mammogram Age

New research shows younger women are still getting mammograms even though a federal task force recommends differently.

04/19/2013

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In Sickness & In Health: Husband & Wife Face Cancer, ALS

A Ramsey family is not about to let life get them down, despite the fact that they’ve got plenty of reasons to do so.

04/09/2013

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Study: More Young Women Diagnosed With Advanced Breast Cancer

A new study finds more women are being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer at an early age.

02/26/2013

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U Of M Research ‘Identifies’ A Cause Of Breast Cancer

Scientists at the University of Minnesota say they’ve made a breakthrough when it comes to what causes many cases of breast cancer.

02/06/2013

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New Study: Mastectomies May Not Be Safest Bet

It’s a tough decision that comes after a tough diagnosis. Women diagnosed with breast cancer must decide whether to have a lumpectomy, or a mastectomy.

01/29/2013

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Study: Lumpectomy, Radiation To Treat Breast Cancer Is Better

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, choosing a course of treatment can be difficult.

01/28/2013

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Family With Both Parents Battling Cancer Thankful For Support

An Eden Prairie family is asking for the gift of health this holiday, after both parents started treatment for cancer on the same day.

12/21/2012

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Study: Taking Tamoxifen Longer Could Have Big Benefits

A new study could change the way breast cancer is treated over the long term.

12/05/2012

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Fargo’s Hotel Donaldson Hosts ‘Bras On Broadway’ Fundraiser

It’s going to be an uplifting day to say the least in Fargo. The first clue? Two miles worth of bras strung together and draped over Fargo’s Hotel Donaldson.

10/25/2012

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Kevin Love Shaves His Head For Breast Cancer Awareness, Fundraiser

In an expression of his support for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, two-time NBA All-Star and Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love shaved his head as part of his “Spreadlove” community outreach program.

10/24/2012

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Healthy Lifestyle Can Affect Breast Cancer Risk

Athletes wear more pink in the month of October than any other time of the year. That’s because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

10/22/2012

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Entrepreneur Leaves Behind Popcorn With A Purpose

Six months ago, Minnesota lost one of its great female entrepreneurs to breast cancer, and her story hasn’t been told publicly until now.

10/10/2012

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As mentioned on John Williams Show on October 8th. How to review your charity.

10/08/2012

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Breast Cancer Survivors Walk The 3-Day To Inspire, Support

A sea of pink tents helped brighten up the gray skies in Maplewood. This tent city is part of the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, an event designed to raise money for breast cancer research. Dr. Sheri Phillips, the National Spokesperson Susan G Komen 3-Day, says over a thousand participants are expected.

08/25/2012

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Study Looks At Effectiveness Of Radiation After Lumpectomy

A new study is raising questions about the medical treatment plan for older women with breast cancer.

08/13/2012

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Windom Mom, Daughter Team Up To Provide Mammograms

Some dreams take years to come true, but a Minnesota mother and daughter’s wish simply couldn’t wait.

07/18/2012

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Movie Blog: ‘Pink Ribbons’ Wants You Mad About Breast Cancer Culture

This movie wants to get you mad. Really mad.

07/06/2012

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Study Links Late Shifts To Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Working the night shift may be harmful to a woman’s health.

05/29/2012

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Thousands Participate At Annual Race For The Cure

Thousands of people are taking part in the 20th annual Susan G. Koman run, fighting breast cancer this beautiful Sunday, at the Mall of America.

05/13/2012

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Tattoos For The Cure

One in eight women in the U.S. is diagnosed with breast cancer, but the disease affects many more people.

05/05/2012

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Preemptive Strike: Mpls Woman’s Double Mastectomy

A North Minneapolis woman says it wasn’t a matter of if, but when. She was destined to get cancer. She was tired of waiting for the diagnosis.

03/12/2012

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