Breast Cancer

Study Recommends Mammograms For Younger Women

The study found 609 confirmed breast cancer deaths. The median age of death from breast cancer was 49, and the median age of death from any other cause was 72.

09/11/2013

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Study: Breast Cancer Risk Higher For Females Who Drink Alcohol When Young

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.

08/29/2013

Healthcare Fair Provides Free Health Screenings For Bronx Residents

Study Seeks to Redefine Cancer; Local Expert Weary

The researchers argue that not only does the definition of cancer need to change, but in some cases, the word should be dropped from many common diagnoses.

07/31/2013

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Overnight America: July 22nd, 2013 – Margo Rey

Musician Margo Rey; who is also the wife of comedian Ron White; talked to us about her battle with Breast Cancer.  Margo also talks to us about her new album “Between Us” can also help […]

07/22/2013

Hospital-SLU

SLU Surgery Uses Fat Grafting For Breast Reconstruction

Plastic surgeons at Saint Louis University Hospital are now using fat grafting to aid in breast reconstruction in a much quicker way.

07/01/2013

Breast cancer survivors march together into the start of the Koman Race for the Cure on June 15, 2013. The 15th annual Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure was is held to raise money for the local fight against breast cancer, celebrate breast cancer survivorship, and honor those who have lost their battle with the disease. Officials say attendance was down from last year. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Komen Race ‘Overwhelming’ For Some Survivors

More than 40,000 took the streets of St. Louis for the 15th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

06/16/2013

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Race For The Cure Kicks Off In St. Louis

Numbers are down for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, but it is not too late to sign up.

06/15/2013

"The Tree Of Life" Premiere - 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Surgeon: Jolie’s Breast Cancer Gene Mutation Is Rare

Dr. Julie Margenthaler says the BRCA gene is quite rare, affecting just one or two in every 1,000 people, but there are some warning signs.

05/15/2013

Washington University in Saint Louis

Local Cancer Research Could Have Effect on Treatment

One day we may no longer treat cancers according to which organ they hit – like breast cancer or liver cancer – but instead “start defining diseases by their genetic fingerprint.”

05/03/2013

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Study: Advanced Breast Cancer Becoming More Common in Younger Women

A local breast surgeon says she’s not surprised to see an increase in the most serious form of cancer among women in decades.

02/28/2013

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