Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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.
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, […]
The NFL Draft sounds like a mini-Olympics, what with all the league’s demands.
When it comes to detecting breast cancer, doctors now have new ways to find tumors and save lives. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
What started as a cause with modest goals on Monday became an explosion of pink under Friday night lights for a high school mom in Crystal Lake. CBS 2’s Brad Edward reports.
A new study shows that 3D mammography can find more cancer, with fewer false positives, reports CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez.
If someone pays for your coffee today or leaves you a nice note on your car, it might be thanks to a west suburban woman with cancer.
The fight against breast cancer is getting a boost this weekend, as thousands gather for the annual “Avon Walk Against Breast Cancer.”
Breast cancer survivors joined Governor Pat Quinn and other dignitaries in Grant Park Sunday morning for what’s become a Mother’s Day tradition in the fight against a deadly disease.
Identical twins Kristen and Kelly have shared a special connection since birth. And these days, that connection is even stronger after the two battled breast cancer together. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
The decision to absorb a $300,000 state funding cut and bankroll a $200,000 expansion at nearly-shuttered Roseland Community Hospital is aimed at saving lives through early diagnosis.
The first annual “Batting for Boobies” will be held at Slugger’s on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
A group of female Chicago aldermen, health care workers, and breast cancer survivors launched a campaign Thursday, to urge the Chicago Department of Public Health to halt plans to close the program that provides mammograms to thousands of women every year.
Hundreds of people were gathering Friday for the start of the final Susan G. Komen 3-Day breast cancer walk in the Chicago area.
African American women have higher rates of breast cancer at younger ages, and their survival rates are lower than white women. Now researchers might have an idea why.
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.
This Mother’s Day race is a tradition and many mothers and their friends and families will be here rocking pink– to help support the battle against breast cancer.
Wrigley Field is going to be ‘in the pink” today when the Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals.
A recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.