Breast Cancer
Komen, Race for the Cure expanding to Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:11am.

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.

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JUST ADD HOPE: Business turns trash into treatment for breast cancer patients
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 4:54pm.

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.

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FDA revokes approval of Avastin for breast cancer
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/18/2011 - 12:58pm.

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.

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Hearing may be end of road for breast cancer drug
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/27/2011 - 11:44am.

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.

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Wilmington walkers raise Breast Cancer awareness
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 10/17/2010 - 4:12pm.

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

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Store helps promote healthy living, fight breast cancer
Submitted by Chris Allen on Thu, 10/07/2010 - 4:17pm.

A store in Independence Mall in Wilmington is going pink, and it's all for a good cause.

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Pink Ribbon lunch supports fight against breast cancer
Submitted by Asha Dave on Thu, 10/07/2010 - 3:53pm.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation is celebrating with women who are fighting cancer and those who have survived.

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Women bare almost all for breast cancer fight
Submitted by Courtney Brooks on Fri, 06/25/2010 - 1:15pm.

videoThe Ta Ta Sisterhood of the Cape Fear is putting together a calendar of breast cancer patients and survivors to help other women fighting the disease.

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Walkers make big strides for breast cancer
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/19/2009 - 9:26am.

Hundreds of people pounded the pavement in downtown Wilmington Saturday to fight breast cancer. The annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk/Run is a major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

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Angie's Amazing Race raises over $15,000 for breast cancer awareness
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/05/2009 - 9:01am.

Bikers took to the streets of New Hanover County pretty in pink Sunday for a good cause. The Fourth Annual Angie's Amazing Race started at Britt Motorsports on Market Street.

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