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A survivor's triumph at Komen Race for the Cure

When Kristi Mangan saw a picture of her sister kissing someone this spring, she wondered who the mystery person was.

Monday - 04/22/2013, 08:05am EDT

Tags: Susan G. Komen for the Cure, susan g. komen global race for the cure, Manassas, Bob Madigan

High-fat dairy holds higher death risk for women with breast cancer

A new study published in Thursday's Journal of the National Cancer Institute finds breast cancer survivors who ate even one serving of a high-fat dairy product a day were at a 49 percent higher risk of dying from breast cancer compared with those who eat little or no high-fat dairy.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 06:15am EDT

Tags: Brennan Haselton, cancer, ice cream, dairy

Breast cancer experts: It's time to study environmental impact

A committee of breast cancer researchers recently published a list of recommendations for ways to expand funding and breast cancer studies on possible causes of the disease. Scientists, government officials and advocates are now trying to find ways to implement them.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 09:51pm EST

Tags: george washington university, research funding, National Institutes of Health, paula wolfson

Walking to find a cure for breast cancer

Supporters, walkers continue their three-day, 60-mile walk to raise money for breast cancer research.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 03:27pm EDT

Tags: Susan G. Komen for the Cure


Md. knitting group helps breast cancer patients

The knitting group at Country Meadows Retirement Community estimates that, altogether, they've been knitting for 500 years or so.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 01:53pm EDT

Tags: Country Meadows Retirement Community, Frederick Memorial Hospital,

Doctors remind women mammograms can save lives

It is a frightening statistic: Fifty percent of American women who should get annual mammograms do not.

Monday - 10/01/2012, 07:00am EDT

Tags: mammograms, paula wolfson

Despite pleas, Metro work will continue through busy weekend

Metro will continue with scheduled maintenance this weekend despite pleas to put it on hold due to a number of local events.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 09:53am EDT

Tags: Adam Tuss, Metro, track work, nationals, capitals,


Omega-3 gives energy to cancer survivors

Breast cancer survivors have every reason to feel fatigued, but some of them don't.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 01:29pm EDT

Tags: Omega-3, fatty acid, cancer survivor, research

New ultrasound technology helps identify breast cancer

An FDA advisory panel has endorsed the use of a new screening tool for breast cancer. It is a 3-D automated breast ultrasound system which -- when combined with conventional mammograms -- has been proven to boost cancer detection rates for women with dense breasts.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 04:25pm EDT

Tags: ultrasound, paula wolfson, Dr. Jocelyn Rapelyea, george washington university, mammograms, Automated Breast Ultrasound System -

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