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Breast Cancer

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Top Breast Cancer Articles

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  • In memory of Mary

    In memory of Mary
    We at The Baltimore Sun Media Group dedicate this Breast Cancer Awareness month issue to our former editor, Mary J. Corey, who lost her long battle with the disease in February at the age of 49. As someone who fought the disease so courageously, Mary took...
  • UM researchers take new view in understanding metastatic breast cancer

    UM researchers take new view in understanding metastatic breast cancer
    Breast cancer kills when rogue tumor cells spread through the bloodstream, squeezing through microscopic gaps to inundate organs until they fail. But what if that spread could be prevented, the cells left free-floating to be crushed in capillaries or to...
  • Bathras cited for work to help those with disabilities

    Bathras cited for work to help those with disabilities
    "Nothing makes me happier than when I hear someone say I've inspired them," said Michelle Bathras. "I think we all want to touch people's lives." Bathras, chief operating officer of Bello Machre in Annapolis, an organization providing services for...
  • Think pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month fashions

    Designers have gone pink once again this October in the name of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We've gathered some of the more fashionable items so you can look stylish while contributing to organizations that aim to increase awareness of the disease and...
  • Emily Velelli, seamstress

    Emily Velelli, seamstress
    Emily Velelli, who survived the Holocaust after being hidden by gentiles in war-torn Greece, then immigrated to Baltimore, where she worked as a seamstress, died Tuesday of breast cancer at her Pikesville home. She was 100. The daughter of Jacob Osmou,...
  • Annapolis firefighters, city hall at odds over breast cancer shirts

    Annapolis firefighters, city hall at odds over breast cancer shirts
    As a matter of principle, members of the Annapolis firefighters union are facing fines of up to $1,000 a day and six-month prison terms. Their offense: selling breast cancer awareness T-shirts. "We're trying to do something good for the community and we'...
  • Research looks at how to better fight breast cancer in African-American women

    Research looks at how to better fight breast cancer in African-American women
    It is well documented that African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to have a more aggressive type of the disease that kills them, but why remains a mystery. The answers may be found one day soon, as researchers focus more on the genetic...
  • More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer

    More women removing ovaries to prevent cancer
    Ovarian cancer can be a death sentence for many women. It is difficult to treat and often goes undetected until the late stages when it has spread to other organs in the pelvis and abdomen. Actress Angelina Jolie has reportedly decided to have her...
  • Cancer, heart surgery can't keep her from her true love

    Cancer, heart surgery can't keep her from her true love
    This is for all those people who are seriously ill and thinking they may never do what they love again. I was like that in 2010, recovering from back-to-back breast cancer and heart surgeries and the aftermath. I thought tennis, which is my athletic...
  • Stage 4 breast cancer patients seek to manage terminal condition

    Stage 4 breast cancer patients seek to manage terminal condition
    A stranger approached a cluster of women laughing and chatting at an Annapolis coffee shop and politely inquired what type of group was having so much fun. "One that you don't want to join," answered 55-year-old Sally Ring, setting off another wave of...
  • Registration still down for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure

    Registration still down for Komen Maryland Race for the Cure
    A team of runners and walkers from Transformations Fitness for Women studios will participate in Sunday's Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, but their team will be much smaller than previous years. The fitness studio with three Baltimore area locations...
  • Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer

    Walking — and sharing life details — to fight cancer
    Before she joined the sea of pink-clothed people who turned out for a breast cancer walk in Baltimore Sunday morning, Janet Warren filled out a medical history and gave a blood sample. It was a different way to show her commitment to the cause — one...