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Faith 'Never Been Stronger' for Pregnant Woman Delaying Brain Tumor Treatment …
Kim and Phil Vaillancourt were interviewed at their home in Tonawanda, N.Y., March 11, 2016. Shortly after learning she was pregnant, Kim was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer, and was rushed into surgery to remove two tumors that doctors said ... [...]
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Woman with metastatic breast cancer talks struggles and triumphs
Today, DiCanto says it's the first time she feels Breast Cancer Awareness Month is including women like her. A Times Square billboard now sheds light on Metastatic Breast Cancer with flashing facts about the disease and featuring the faces and images ... [...]
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Pregnant Woman Delays Treatment for Brain Tumor Until Son Is Born
(TONAWANDA, N.Y.) — An upstate New York woman is counting down the days to her expected delivery next month as she also delays treatment for life-threatening brain cancer. Kim Vaillancourt, 36, was diagnosed with a deadly form of brain cancer called ... [...]
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Jury awards $358000 to woman for botched breast-reconstruction surgery
Mary Jenkins, a breast-cancer survivor who founded a nonprofit group that offers financial assistance to cancer patients, has won a $358,000 jury verdict against a Delaware County physician who botched her breast-reconstruction surgery. "I'll be using ... [...]
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Central Texas woman sparks global conversation on metastatic breast cancer
Holly Kitchen of Cedar Park posted a three minute video of her holding up note cards with facts and messages about her struggle with Stage 4 breast cancer. The video went viral and sparked a global conversation about the disease. "I just wanted people ... [...]
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New breast cancer stats: What's an Ashkenazi woman to do?
Of course, breast cancer is always busy, exerting its sneaky destruction through abnormal cell growth. But now it's October and Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the scary fact is everywhere again: One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast ... [...]
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Lafayette woman continues to race for the cure
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette resident is coming close to marking her 11th year as a breast cancer survivor, and she along with other survivors are doing what they can to race for a cure. Lafayette's own Carol York expressed, “When they first ... [...]
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Woman backs efforts to raise £1m for breast cancer research
A woman treated for breast cancer is backing a campaign to raise £1m towards vital research. Sue Stannard. Sue Stannard is supporting The University of Nottingham's Breast Cancer Research fundraising campaign. Sue, of Caythorpe, Notting-hamshire, was ... [...]
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Woman Diagnosed with Rare Form of Breast Cancer at 23
“We found the lump on a Friday night, and I found out it was cancer the next Thursday. So it was less than a week.” With no family history of breast cancer, Katie was blindsided when she was diagnosed with stage 2a mucinous carcinoma. “It typically ... [...]
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Fundraiser held to help woman pay for breast cancer treatments
MERIDEN--A fundraiser was held on Friday night, and it was all to help one woman who is battling breast cancer. Deb McKay was diagnosed with metastatic stage 4 breast cancer and is undergoing expensive treatments, which aren't covered by insurance. [...]
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Northwest woman shares breast cancer story in support of Making Strides walk
According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2015, an estimated 1,690 women in Nevada will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and an estimated 380 will die in Nevada from the disease this year. Further tests revealed Tellefsen, ... [...]
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Faith guides woman after brain cancer diagnosis
ZANESVILLE - This Easter Sunday will begin just like any other Sunday for Cindy Hand-Morehead and her husband, Chuck Morehead: They'll go to church. It's not something to be missed. And as Cindy has been recovering from brain cancer since December ... [...]
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A local woman battling cancer has a chance to make it to the big leagues
“She's a big supporter of breast cancer awareness in general, Linwood says she's helped raise tens of thousands of dollars over the years in a number of different events and last September, she found out that she herself is diagnosed with stage three ... [...]
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Woman diagnosed with breast cancer at 25 urges others to get checked
Breast cancer also didn't run rampant in her family -- her grandmother had been diagnosed with it, but not until well into her 80s. “There were no real symptoms, there was just the lump under my armpit in the breast area,” Cooper, now 26, told FoxNews.com. [...]
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A 55-Year-Old Woman With New Triple-Negative Breast Mass, Less Than 2 cm on …
In general, detectable nodes in medial tumors (especially a tumor in the right breast) and detectable nodes in patients who also have involved axillary nodes may need to be treated, particularly if no heart needs to be in the radiation field. Because ... [...]
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Cedar Park woman behind viral breast cancer video dies
... at a Central Texas hospital Tuesday morning. Kitchen, a Cedar Park resident, reached more than 52 million people after posting a three minute video of herself holding up note cards with facts and messages about her struggle with Stage 4 breast cancer. [...]
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