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Breast Cancer

Sea of pink for breast cancer awareness

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It's officially breast cancer awareness month, and today at the Wilmington Convention Center it was a sea of pink for New Hanover Regional Medical Center's Pink Ribbon Luncheon. Full story...
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2nd annual Wilmington Race for the Cure hits the streets

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video The streets of downtown Wilmington ran pink this weekend as hundreds came out to participate in Wilmington's second annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Full story...
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Susan G. Komen 'Race for the Cure' opens registration for 2014 race

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Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Affiliate is excited to announce registration has opened for the 2014 Komen Wilmington Race for the Cure. The Race will be held in Wilmington’s historic downtown district on March 1, 2014, raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research and local breast cancer programs. Full story...
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Tickets still available for 'Pink Ribbon Luncheon'

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video Tickets are still available for the 16th Annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon. The event will be October 3, 2013, at the Wilmington Convention center. New York Times best-selling author Emily Giffin will be the guest speaker. Full story...
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Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy announcement hit close to home

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video Movie star Angelina Jolie's announcement she underwent a double mastectomy is making headlines. Experts says it is not uncommon for people to undergo a preventive double mastectomy, especially if they carry the BRCA gene like Jolie. People who carry the BRCA gene have an increased risk of getting breast and ovarian cancer. Full story...
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Runners invade Downtown Wilmington

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video Crowds of pink packed the streets of Downtown Wilmington Saturday morning for the Inaugural Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The event kicked off with a 5k race and walk starting on 2nd Street near Market and continuing all through the streets of downtown. Full story...
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Relay from Raleigh kicks off Race for the Cure in Wilmington

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videoWilmington kicked off this weekend's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure today as a team of survivors, runners and co-survivors arrived after a relay from Raleigh. Full story...
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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure comes to Wilmington

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video For the first time, race participants will run through the streets of Wilmington during the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Hear why a breast cancer survivor says the race is so important. Full story...
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'Men in Pink' support breast cancer patients

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The "Men in Pink" are making a statement at Cape Fear Community College this Valentine's Day. Their pink clothes are a show of support for the Pretty in Pink Foundation. Full story...
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Rock for the Cure supports Pink Ribbon Project

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videoThe UNCW Communication Society is rocking for a cure Friday night. The event Rock for the Cure benefits the New Hanover Regional Medial Center's Pink Ribbon Project. Full story...
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Komen, Race for the Cure expanding to Wilmington

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced today it is expanding its footprint from the Triangle to the coast. The group will also bring the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to Wilmington next spring. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Business turns trash into treatment for breast cancer patients

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video Pink dumpsters are not the norm, but one Wilmington company is trying to make that happen. Coastal Ladies Carting is an all-in-one trash company that handles solid and liquid waste and recycling needs. But the pink dumpsters don't stop there. The trash turns into cash for those diagnosed with breast cancer. Full story...
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FDA revokes approval of Avastin for breast cancer

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video The Food and Drug Administration has declared the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used in breast cancer patients because there's no proof it extends their lives - and it is causing dangerous side effects. Full story...
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Hearing may be end of road for breast cancer drug

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The best-selling cancer drug in the world comes under federal scrutiny once again this week, as drugmaker Roche makes a last-ditch effort to keep its drug Avastin approved for breast cancer, despite evidence that it is ineffective against the disease. Full story...
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Wilmington walkers raise Breast Cancer awareness

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Men, women, children and pets put on their pink and made strides for Breast Cancer on Saturday. Full story...
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