Giant Bra On Michigan Avenue Drawing Attention To Fight Against Breast CancerAdvocate Health Care’s 16-foot “Support Bra” on Pioneer Plaza, next to the Tribune Tower, stands like a beacon. Advocate is donating $1 to the American Cancer Society for every photo of the “Support Bra” tagged with #SupportYourGirls on Twitter or Instagram all month long, up to a total of $5,000.
Study Backs Test In Identifying Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Avoid ChemoA new study with a local connection shows a test accurately identifies many women with early-stage cancer who can safely skip chemotherapy. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Despite Rainy Weather, Hundreds Turn Out For Komen Race For The CureHundreds of race participants braved the weather this morning at Chicago's annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer DiagnosisActress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Like Angelina Jolie, Chicago Woman with BRCA1 Gene Opts for Preventative SurgeryLast 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.
Angelina Jolie Shares Decision to Remove Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes
Baffoe: Something Is Already Not Sitting Right With NFL Draft In ChicagoThe NFL Draft sounds like a mini-Olympics, what with all the league's demands.
Doctors: New Technologies, Including 3-D Imaging, Could Replace Traditional MammogramsWhen it comes to detecting breast cancer, doctors now have new ways to find tumors and save lives. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports.
Community Honors Mom's Fight Against Breast CancerWhat 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.
Study: 3D Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection A new study shows that 3D mammography can find more cancer, with fewer false positives, reports CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez.
Mother Of Terminal Cancer Patient Organizes 'Pay It Forward Day'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.
Avon Walk Against Breast Cancer Gets Underway From Soldier FieldThe fight against breast cancer is getting a boost this weekend, as thousands gather for the annual "Avon Walk Against Breast Cancer."
Thousands Walk In Komen Race For Breast Cancer CureBreast 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 Fight Breast Cancer TogetherIdentical 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.
City Expands Free Mammogram Program At Roseland HospitalThe 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.