Breast Cancer

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

04/15/2015

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Boobies Rock! Founder Ordered to Pay $5 Million In Fines

A judge has ordered a Colorado man accused of running a fraudulent national breast cancer charity to return $1.89 million in gross receipts and pay $4 million in civil penalties.

03/20/2015

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One In Four Breast Biopsies May Be Inaccurate

There are few things better than being told that a test result has come back normal. That’s particularly true when it comes to breast biopsies. But now comes a study that questions the accuracy of that “good news” report. As CBS Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains, but to one in four breast biopsy interpretations may be off the mark.

03/17/2015

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Pregnant Woman Fighting Breast Cancer Gets Good News, Twice

A mother of six from Bayfield, Colorado, got great news this month after living with both joy and fear.

01/28/2015

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‘Boobies Rock!’ Founder Back In Jail For Fundraising Fraud

A Colorado man accused of running a fraudulent national breast cancer charity is behind bars again after a judge found he was behind a tour claiming to raise money for two cancer groups.

01/21/2015

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Boulder-Based Clovis Shares Rise On Ovarian Cancer Study Data

Shares of Clovis Oncology climbed Monday after the company reported promising study results for its cancer drug rucaparib.

09/29/2014

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‘Cold Cap Therapy’ Helps Cancer Patients On Chemo Keep Their Hair

A person learning they have cancer is a shock, and going through treatment can be the most frightening time of their life. Now there is a product on the market that may help ease that fear for some.

09/23/2014

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Bayfield Family Encouraged While Dealing With Pregnancy & Cancer

A young couple from Bayfield is torn between joy and fear. The wife is pregnant with her sixth child, but she is also fighting breast cancer.

09/09/2014

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This May Be Your Best Tool Yet In The Battle Against Breast Cancer

Adding a new test to standard digital mammograohy may provide a powerful new tool in the fight against breast cancer. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, this newer technology may be more accurate at detecting cancer, and less likely to deliver a false report.

06/24/2014

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‘Boobies Rock’ Fraud Suspect Faces New Allegations

A Colorado man facing trial in a nationwide breast cancer charity fraud is being jailed after allegations of a similar scam, this one involving college scholarships.

01/30/2014

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