June 25, 2016

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FREE Breast Cancer Screening

Did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer among women? It usually takes the form of a lump or thickening in the breast. While lumps are common and most are not cancerous, it is still a good idea to have your doctor check any lumps you … Read More…

10 things to know, Monday, Sept. 28

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. Obama and Putin to come face to face for first time in nearly a year Rising tensions over Syria and Ukraine will be discussed at the meeting, which occurs on the sidelines of the United Nations General Read More…

Study: Some breast cancer patients have genetics to skip chemo

Many women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemotherapy without hurting their odds of beating the disease — good news from a major study that shows the value of a gene-activity test to gauge each patient’s risk. The test accurately identified a group of women whose cancers are so likely to respond to hormone-blocking drugs that Read More…

‘Warrior’ mom fights cancer battle moment by moment

The videos and pictures are what you might find on the Facebook pages of most new mothers. There are pictures of a toothless little guy, grinning wide. There is a video of the chubby-cheeked baby, cooing and giggling. And then there’s the video of Jenny Bassett coaching her nearly 8-month-old son as he tries to Read More…

Landscapers in pink donating $5 to Susan G. Komen Foundation for Facebook photos

GRAFTON — Landscapers cutting grass in pink T-shirts is not the norm, but for this month — breast cancer awareness month — field workers with Southwest Landscape Management will don the color synonymous with the woman’s disease. If you see them, you should take a picture. No, seriously. Greg Taylor, the company’s operations manager, said Read More…