Breast Cancer

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Hundreds Make Strides Against Breast Cancer In Mpls.

On a cloudy Saturday, women, men and children walked around Lake Nokomis to raise money and awareness of breast cancer as part of the Making Strides event. Many of the participants walking are survivors of the disease.

10/12/2013

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After Fighting Breast Cancer, Woman Ready To Conquer Ironman

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is set for this Sunday. A Plymouth woman won’t be running in that, but she will be in a competition that only a select-few qualify for.

10/03/2013

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Bikers Mount Up To Out-Ride Breast Cancer

A sea of pink took over the roads Saturday in the north metro. It was part of a unique, head-turning motorcycle run for charity, where the passion of the riders is just as bright as the color they’re wearing. In the video above, WCCO photojournalist Melissa Martz rode along in the Pink Ribbon Run.

08/24/2013

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Grandfather Goes Pink In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Bob Rasset spent hours, at the Regency Hair Institute in Minnetonka getting ready for the big night. His granddaughter was coloring his hair pink, to get him ready for the Tough Enough To Wear Pink Rodeo in Buffalo.

06/21/2013

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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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