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Breast Cancer

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Welcomes Komen Reversal On Planned Parenthood Funding

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity has reversed it decision to cut funding for Planned Parenthood after three days of controversy.


The planned parenthood logo (CBS)

California Backlash Grows Over Planned Parenthood-Komen Split

The local chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation is joining six other California affiliates to request an exemption from the organization’s decision to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.


The Promise Me perfume to benefit breast cancer research (Susan G. Komen Foundation)

Perfume Marketed To Benefit Breast Cancer May Contain Toxic Chemicals

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation is selling a perfume called “Promise Me” to raise money for breast cancer research. The only problem, the perfume contains chemicals categorized as toxic. And now, one advocacy group is asking for the product to be taken out of stores.


Computerized mammography.

HealthWatch: Higher Cancer Risks For Taller Women

A new report published in The Lancet finds taller women are actually at increased risk for a wide variety of cancers.

KPIX 5–07/21/2011

Computerized mammography.

HealthWatch: Therapy May Protect Ovaries From Chemotherapy

Young women diagnosed with breast cancer may be able to avoid a common complication of the treatment, early menopause.

KPIX 5–07/20/2011

Dr. Benjamin Braun

UCSF Doctors Lose Their Locks To Help Fund Cancer Research

It was a close shave Wednesday as several doctors took part in a fundraiser. At a special gathering, several doctors from the University of California at San Francisco’s Benioff Children’s Hospital shaved their heads to raise more than $22,000 for children’s cancer research.


Computerized mammography.

Acupuncture May Help Women Cope With Breast Cancer

A Stanford study has found that acupuncture may help women coping with the stresses of breast cancer treatment.


Jane Fonda Discloses Breast Cancer

Jane Fonda Discloses Breast Cancer Scare

HOLLYWOOD (ET/CBS) – Jane Fonda discovered she had breast cancer a few weeks ago. The actress and fitness icon discovered a small tumor in her breast during a routine checkup. The cancer luckily turned out […]

CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010

“Meet Virginia: Biography of a Breast” is a book designed for breast cancer patients and their families. (CBS)

HealthWatch: Breast Cancer Survivor Details Reconstruction In New Book

Two years ago, Shauna Smith heard the news: she had breast cancer. She was only 35.

KPIX 5–11/04/2010

US Senate candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina celebrates her primary win at the California Republican Party event on California Primary Election night on June 8, 2010 in Anaheim, California. (Getty Images)

Fiorina Feels ‘Fantastic’ In Return To Campaign

Re-emerging on the campaign trail after being hospitalized over two days, Republican Senate challenger Carly Fiorina on Thursday declared she is “completely cancer free” and feels “fantastic.”

CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010