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Breast Cancer

Research: In breast cancer surgery, cut more

May 31, 2015, 12:00am Breast Cancer

CHICAGO — Having a little extra tissue taken off during breast cancer surgery greatly lowers the risk that some cancer will be left behind and require a second operation, according to a new study that could change care for more than 100,000 women in the United States alone each year. Read story

Race for the Cure registration open

May 3, 2015, 5:00pm Breast Cancer

Registration for the annual Race for the Cure, Susan G. Komen Oregon and Southwest Washington's signature event, opened Friday. Read story

Futuristic technology makes unsightly reminders of the past disappear

May 3, 2015, 5:00pm Breast Cancer

Gloria Hellsund was diagnosed with breast cancer 16 years ago. Read story

Dr. Jamie Khaw, left, Ilene LeClaire and Jarrett LeClaire came together after Ilene was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. Jarrett LeClaire and Khaw, a general surgeon, developed a solution that would make impalpable breast cancer tumors palpable, reducing the need for second surgeries.

Vancouver man, doctor fight against breast cancer

Dr. Jamie Khaw, left, Ilene LeClaire and Jarrett LeClaire came together after Ilene was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. Jarrett LeClaire and Khaw, a general surgeon, developed a solution that would make impalpable breast cancer tumors palpable, reducing the need for second surgeries.

December 14, 2014, 4:00pm Breast Cancer

Jarrett LeClaire and his wife, Irene, were newlyweds trying to start a family when Irene discovered a small tumor in her right breast. Read story

Breast cancer prevention drug gives lasting protection, study finds

December 11, 2014, 12:00am Breast Cancer

Taking the cancer drug tamoxifen for five years drives down the incidence of breast cancer in women at high risk for the disease by close to 30 percent, researchers have found. And the medication's protective effects against breast cancer appear to last, unabated, for as long as 16 years after… Read story

Beth Stewart, 38, started running after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2012.

Breast cancer risk can be tough call

Beth Stewart, 38, started running after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in June 2012.

November 3, 2014, 12:00am Breast Cancer

BALTIMORE -- When Beth Stewart was 36 years old, she felt a pebble-sized lump in her breast. Read story

Participants in the Girlfriends Run for a Cure set off from the starting line Sunday in downtown Vancouver. Organizers said about 1,500 people registered to take part in the event, which raises money for the nonprofit Susan G.

Girlfriends half marathon energizes cancer survivors

Participants in the Girlfriends Run for a Cure set off from the starting line Sunday in downtown Vancouver. Organizers said about 1,500 people registered to take part in the event, which raises money for the nonprofit Susan G.

October 11, 2014, 5:00pm Breast Cancer

When Sara Dougherty was undergoing treatment for breast cancer, she had difficulty mustering up enough energy to walk across a room. Read story

Breast cancer chemoprevention is a hard sell, but should it be?

October 5, 2014, 5:00pm Breast Cancer

If oncologist Larry Wickerham ruled the world, every woman would know her chances of getting breast cancer, and those at high risk would be offered a drug to prevent the disease. Read story

How to help after cancer diagnosis

October 5, 2014, 5:00pm Breast Cancer

AKRON, Ohio -- "It will make you stronger." Read story

Dr. Allen Gabriel, second from right, injects Botox into the pectoral muscle of a patient during breast reconstruction surgery Sept. 2 at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Botox plays powerful healing role

Dr. Allen Gabriel, second from right, injects Botox into the pectoral muscle of a patient during breast reconstruction surgery Sept. 2 at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

October 4, 2014, 5:00pm Breast Cancer

The decision to undergo a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery was an easy one for Erin Graves. Read story