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Annual ‘Shades Of Pink’ Walk Raises Funds To Help Breast Cancer Patients

A metro Detroit foundation is working to make the burden of breast cancer just a little bit lighter for patients in need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2014

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Detroit ‘Race For The Cure’ Moves To Chene Park

Michigan’s biggest breast cancer event is changing locations in 2014

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2014

Beaumont Dr. Jessie Wobb

Beaumont Dr. Gets Accolades For Research On Breast Cancer Treatment

Beaumont Dr. Jessie Wobb says instead of treating partial breast radiation over a series of weeks — she can do it in just five days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2013

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Molly MacDonald: A Difference Maker In The Community

The nation turns pink as WWJ Newsradio 950 honors The Pink Fund founder Molly MacDonald as October’s Difference Maker.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

Joan Killoren speaking to WWJ Health Reporter Sean Lee. (WWJ photo)

It’s National Mammography Day

If you can’t afford a mammogram, there are programs to help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2013

Rick Passino (credit: Linda Ishbia)

High School Warriors Don Pink For Big Game, Big Cause

They have a reputation for being pretty tough, but a local high school football will be sporting pink jerseys when they take on a cross-town rival.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Debbie Eichholtz (courtesy of Debbie Eichholtz)

Susan G. Komen 3-Day Begins Thursday

Thousands will tackle 60 miles in three days with the hope to help end breast cancer forever.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

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New Screening Tech Spots Breast Cancer Early

A Metro Detroit hospital is the first in the area applying a new kind of technology for breast cancer screening.

08/02/2013

A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Targets Cancer Stem Cells

A major reason that breast cancer returns after treatment and spreads to other parts of the body is that current chemotherapy and radiation treatments do not kill the cancer stem cells. That premise provides the basis for a clinical trial open at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and two other sites testing a drug that has been found in laboratory studies to attack cancer stem cells.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

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Film Premiere To Support Local Cancer Charity

The premiere of the movie “Decoding Annie Parker” – about the BRCA breast cancer gene – helps support Gilda’s Club in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2013

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