Breast Cancer

Rita Wilson & Tom Hanks (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)

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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Angelina Jolie Had More Surgery To Reduce Cancer Risk

Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

03/24/2015

Ivanna Vidal during her treatment for ovarian cancer. (Source: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center)

Sylvester’s Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Clinic Helps Patients Gain Upper Hand

When 41-year-old Ivanna Vidal learned in 2013 that she carried the mutation for the BRCA2 gene, she knew she had an increased risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer. She had herself tested because of her family’s extensive breast cancer history.

03/03/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Project CARE

Project CARE is a breast cancer wellness program designed specifically for black women who have breast cancer. The goal of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s research program is “cope, adapt, renew and empower”, which is what “CARE” stands for. Project CARE is the first project of its kind to be funded by the National Institutes of Health. We focus on how the program works and why it is so successful.

My TV 33–02/16/2015

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Focus on South Florida: Flock the Block

Keeping women’s health issues front and center is important all year round, but particularly in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The mission of the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund is to provide money for care that might otherwise be unattainable for women to get screened, and if necessary, treated. We focus on the organization, what it does, and its awareness event “Flock the Block”.

My TV 33–10/23/2014

October 18, 2014: The start line of the 2014 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Thousands Lace Up To “Race For The Cure”

Downtown Miami was a sea of pink Saturday morning for the 19th annual Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure.”

10/18/2014

Participants in the 2013 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure line up for the start of the event October 19, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Thousands To Take Part In Saturday’s “Race For The Cure”

Downtown Miami will be a sea of pink Saturday morning for the 19th annual Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure.”

10/17/2014

Focus On Suth Florida: October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month And CBS4 is a sponsor of the Komen Race for the Cure.We will talk about the race, as well as about the work Komen is doing. We also talk to the Executive Director for Susan G. Komen South Florida, Cathy McCarthy and Beth Armstrong – Breast Cancer Survivor and a member of Team FPL Turkey Point in this year’s race.

My TV 33–10/05/2014

Red, White & Pink Game (Source: http://www.nba.com/heat)

Miami Heat Goes Pink, Announces Free Scrimmage Game

Miami Heat fans get ready to put on your red, white and – pink.

09/23/2014

Breast Cancer/Mammogram

Debunking Breast Cancer Myths & Misconceptions

There are lots of thoughts on breast cancer but one expert helped debunk some myths and misconceptions.

08/06/2014

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