Jump for the Rose 6-19-16Dave, Mahoney & DK from MIX 96.5 talk with Marian Sparks and David Canada from Jump for the Rose about the Pinkfest Mini Boogie event coming up on September 17-18. Jump for the Rose is dedicated to raising funds for The Rose, a Houston-area breast cancer clinic that reduces deaths from breast cancer by providing screening, diagnostics and access to treatment for all women. Visit jumpfortherose.org for more information.
Young Survival Coalition 10-25-15WCBS-FM’s Deb Gordon speaks with Jenna Glazer, Chief Development Officer of the Young Survival Coalition. They discuss the organization’s mission, which is focused on helping young women facing breast cancer diagnoses, and get into the recent We Can Survive concert put on for the organization’s benefit.
Confronting Cancer with MD Anderson Cancer CenterMIX 96-5's Chad Pitt talks with Cicely Scarlett of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center about breast cancer awareness. A survivor herself, Cicely tells her story and discusses the advantages that MD Anderson can offer their patients. Visit findyourmdanderson.com for more information.
Confronting Cancer with MD Anderson Cancer CenterLauren Kelly from MIX 96-5 talks with Dr. Elizabeth FitzSullivan, breast surgical oncologist at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. They discuss her medical background, various treatment options available for breast cancer patients, and get into some current clinical trials going on. Visit findyourmdanderson.com for more information.
Study: More Women Choosing Lumpectomy For Breast CancerThe number of women choosing breast-conserving surgery lumpectomy as a treatment to breast cancer has risen.
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.
Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment AvailableDr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.
Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer RiskAccording to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
Local Student 'Rocks For Ta-Tas' Michael Brown is an extraordinary college student with an extraordinary vision. Brown was inspired after seeing a video of a chapter of his fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi to implement a philanthropy project called "Rockin' For Ta-Tas".
Fewer People Registering For Susan G. Komen Races Many Komen supporters have abandoned the nation's largest breast-cancer charity since news emerged in late January that it had decided to stop making grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer-screening. Komen soon reversed that move following a three-day onslaught of criticism.
Breast Cancer Awareness For Men and Women"Early detection is necessary to increase the odds of surviving breast cancer." - Komen.org