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(CBS4) Freedom Tower in downtown Miami

Freedom Tower Goes Pink For A Great Cause

A special event was held Friday night to help kickoff Breast Cancer Awareness month.



Komen: Link Between Vitamin D & Breast Cancer

Women who want to try and avoid getting breast cancer should make sure they’re getting enough Vitamin D.


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Are You Ready To Race For The Cure?

Donors are lining up to support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Miami.



Komen: Mammogram For Women With Dense Breast Tissue

More than 200,000 women a year are diagnosed with breast cancer. The earlier a woman is diagnosed with the disease the better her chances of surviving it.



Study: Disturbing Cancer Rates Among Holocaust Survivors

A recent study looked at hundreds of thousands of European Jews who had immigrated to Israel before, during, and after World War II and compared cancer rates of those who had emigrated before the Second World War to those who had emigrated after. The results were troubling, according to scientists.



Study: Osteoporosis Drugs May Fight Breast Cancer

A common drug which many older women take to protect against bone loss and the osteoporosis may have unexpected benefits. A new study claims it might actually protect women from developing breast cancer.


Fins Offer Two-For-One Deal To Benefit Komen

When the Miami Dolphins take the field on Thursday night, they’ll be playing the final preseason game this year. But, it will be a special game for CBS4 and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.



“Pink Is Hot” Event Held To Benefit Race For The Cure

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization is gearing up for its 21st annual “Race for the Cure” through Miami.



Komen: Benefits, Drawbacks Of Evista & Tamoxifen

Some women who are at high risk of getting breast cancer can be treated with drugs such as Tamoxifen. But scientists recently discovered the drug Evista can also decrease the incidence of breast cancer. Here are the benefits and drawbacks of both.



DNA Matters When Treating Breast Cancer

Millions of women take the drug Tamoxifen to prevent their breast cancer from coming back or, if they are at high risk they may take it to avoid getting breast cancer. But a new study indicates that some women may not process the drug properly, making it is less effective at warding off cancer.