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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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Lawmaker Fighting To Continue Breast Cancer Screening For Low Income Women

A Colorado lawmaker is fighting to continue breast cancer screening and treatment for low income women.

01/28/2014

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Love Of Rockies Helps Fan Get Through A Rough Time

A die-hard Colorado Rockies fan has found that her love for the Rockies — and one pitcher in particular — is helping to get her through a tough period in her life.

08/27/2013

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Do High Blood Pressure Pills Cause Breast Cancer?

Millions of women take medication to control high blood pressure. Today comes a new study that says a commonly prescribed class of blood pressure drugs may increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Should you change medications to play it safe? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some advice on the study

08/05/2013

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Hundreds Lace Up For Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Sunday was a great day to make strides against breast cancer as people hit the streets for the 5K walk.

05/19/2013

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The Decision Of Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie took a dramatic, and possibly lifesaving step to beat breast cancer. She had double mastectomies at age 37 because of a strong family history and a positive genetic test. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what Jolie’s decision means to you.

05/14/2013

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