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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

04/15/2015

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Like Angelina Jolie, Chicago Woman with BRCA1 Gene Opts for Preventative Surgery

Last march, Lincoln Park’s Erin Kerewich, mother of two, felt a lump in her breast. It wasn’t cancer, but shortly thereafter, she got news that gave her a lump in her throat.

03/24/2015

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Angelina Jolie Shares Decision to Remove Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Today filmmaker and activist Angelina Jolie published an op-ed in the New York Times, describing her decision to undergo surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. Two years ago, […]

03/24/2015

Chinese actress Jing Tian (L) will receive the inaugural Hollywood International Award at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards (Photo credit PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Hollywood Film Awards’ Announces Nine Award Winners, More Stars To Appear

The “Hollywood Film Awards” announce the first nine award winners this year, along with more celebrities scheduled to appear.

11/10/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: Brangelina Weds, Joan Rivers Is Hospitalized, and Bieber’s Draws Comparisons.

This week Hollywood’s hottest finally got hitched, a pop start thinks he’s a princess, and there’s plenty of irony.

08/29/2014

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Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Married In France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says.

08/28/2014

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Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Debuts With $69.4 Million

Angelina Jolie scared up $69.4 million over the weekend for Disney’s “Maleficent,” trouncing the other new wide-release, Seth MacFarlane’s comic Western “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” The Universal comedy opened with $16.8 million.

06/03/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: Maya Angelou Dies And Brad Pitt Attacked

This week a beloved author passed, an A-lister was attacked, and two music moguls got $3 billion richer.

05/30/2014

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Lefty?

From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!

08/12/2013

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Chicago Woman Applauds Jolie’s Surgery To Avoid Cancer

At 23, Lindsey Avner was the youngest patient nationwide to have a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. Her grandmother and great grandmother died of the disease before she was born, and her mother is now an 18-year cancer survivor.

WBBM Newsradio–05/14/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Celebrity Would You Invite Into Your Home?

Who would be your dream celebrity guest? You decide!

03/21/2012