October 7, 2015


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

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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

Jennifer Bassett holds her son Frankie, 8 mos., at their Middleberg Heights home on Friday afternoon, May 8.  Bassett, originally from LaGrange, is currently battling breast cancer that spread to her liver. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

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

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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…