Breast Cancer

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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

Charlotte Prescott, Biltmore Hotel Spa Director (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida – Preventing Breast Cancer

Moms, like most women, are such loving caretakers, most often putting everyone else’s needs before their own. This Mother’s Day we spotlight the efforts of one woman, a doctor, who is helping to turn the tables and go on the offensive in the fight against breast cancer. It led her to investigate the world of Ayurvedic medicine. We focus on the latest on these types of treatments that originated in India thousands of years ago.

My TV 33–05/12/2014

Dr. Christine Horner says women need to awaken their warrior goddess to prevent breast cancer.  (Source: CBS4)

Awaken Your Warrior Goddess To Prevent Breast Cancer

They are rituals that are five thousand years old; the healing power of oil, touch and spices. Practices now enlisted into a modern-day war against breast cancer.

05/04/2014

Breast Cancer/Mammogram

Doctors: BRCA Gene Increases Chances Of Uterine Tumors

New research being talked about at an annual meeting of doctors in Tampa shows women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks.

03/24/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Participants Gather At Marlins Park To Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer, according to the Cancer Society, is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Saturday, hundreds of teams will walk around Marlins Park with the common goal of helping to find a cure.

11/09/2013

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