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Breast cancer conference: Some treatments can be skipped

4:02 PM, Dec 12, 2013

Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer - which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation - without greatly harming their odds of survival, new research suggests.

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Celebrating PINKTOBER at Seminole Hard Rock

12:30 PM, Sep 9, 2013

For the 14th year, Seminole Hard Rock is promoting breast cancer awareness and research with PINKTOBER with a limited edition pin.

Florida Hospital encourages women to 'Know Your Genes'

6:47 PM, Aug 19, 2013

Next week, Florida Hospital is hosting Know Your Genes, an event to educate women about the role heredity plays in overall wellness, disease prevention and how to minimize risks.

Cancer survivors register now for a free weekend retreat

2:01 PM, Aug 19, 2013

Spaces are still available for an annual retreat just for cancer survivors.

Men have slim chance of breast cancer but still at risk

3:19 PM, Aug 16, 2013

More than 400 men will die of breast cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society.

Racial gap remains in breast cancer survival rates

7:57 AM, Jul 24, 2013

The two-decade-long divide in breast cancer survival rates among black and white women has not budged, and the difference is driven more by how sick women are when they come in for a diagnosis rather than the differences in how they're treated, a new study says.

Moffitt ranks 19th in nation for cancer care

12:34 PM, Jul 16, 2013

U.S. News and World Report has ranked a Bay area hospital as one of the top 20 places to get treated for cancer in the country. 

Women with advanced breast cancer feel isolated

12:53 PM, Jul 10, 2013

A new global survey shows many women with advanced breast cancer feel isolated and have a hard time finding relevant resources.

Sleep deprivation and breast cancer risk

12:46 PM, Jul 10, 2013

A series of studies from researchers across the country have confirmed what many of us already suspected: less shut-eye can mean shutting down your body.

Margin probe is game-changer for breast cancer

12:39 PM, Jul 10, 2013

Margin Probe allows surgeons to immediately assess whether cancer is still present at the edges of a just-removed tumor while the patient is still in the operating room.

See Tone Loc & Rob Base at 8th Annual Pitch for Pink

11:00 AM, Jul 2, 2013

You can help raise money for mammograms for uninsured women at the 8th Annual Pitch for Pink.

Supreme Court: Human genes cannot be patented

12:38 PM, Jun 13, 2013

Supreme Court decision is a win for women with genetic risk of breast and ovarian cancers, as well as geneticists and researchers who had criticized a Utah company's exclusive patent.

Clearwater couple honored for 15,000+ volunteer hours

4:25 PM, Jun 11, 2013

The Fergusons were recently honored by the Tampa Bay Lightning and Morton Plant Mease for their contributions to our community, especially for their work with those battling cancer. 

Survivor connects with others at annual free weekend retreat

5:45 PM, Jun 10, 2013

A Clearwater breast cancer survivor is using her own experience to help both survivors and patients to have someone to share with along their journey to better health... both mentally and physically.

Angelina Jolie's genetics puts testing in spotlight

4:13 PM, Jun 10, 2013

Angelina Jolie's testing for a specific breast cancer gene has put genetic testing in the national spotlight. And those kinds of tests for cancer could now happen from the comfort of your home.

New study focuses on fighting cancer with love

12:14 PM, Jun 10, 2013

Love conquers cancer. That's the crux of a new study which finds family and friends can help breast cancer patients physically feel better, especially when it comes to pain.

Mango: A cancer-fighting food to add to your diet

11:56 AM, Jun 10, 2013

As you get ready to pack a lunch for the day, here's a cancer-fighting food to add to your diet. 

More breast-feeding could lower breast cancer rates

6:26 PM, Jun 7, 2013

Breast-feeding isn't only good for the developing infant: It helps mom out too.

Miles for Moffitt fundraising dollars still being tallied

3:57 PM, May 15, 2013

Thanks to all the runners and walkers and cancer survivors who came out over the weekend to support Miles for Moffitt! 

Jolie not alone in decision for double mastectomy

7:36 PM, May 14, 2013

According to genetic experts, about 100,000 people are genetically tested each year. We talked to local experts, doctors, and a Tampa woman who took drastic measures even with negative BRCA results.

Dr. Nikita Levy apologized to wife in suicide note

New details have come to light about the death of an ex-John Hopkins gynecologist who was caught making covert videos of his patients.

4:55 PM, Feb 22, 2013

Falcon's Fury at Busch Gardens Tampa starts construction, debut scheduled for spring 2014

In spring 2014, Busch Gardens Tampa is taking guests' experiences to new heights with Falcon's Fury, the first drop tower of its kind in the world.

11:54 AM, Jun 11, 2013

Man's body found at teen's birthday party

An investigation is underway to find out what happened to a person found dead at a birthday party in Holiday.

12:19 PM, Nov 1, 2009

SEX BLOG: School CFO, Desiree Henegar, busted for posting porn, nasty comments

No one expected it. The CFO for Hernando County schools is accused of having a graphic sex blog and posting photos and comments, in some cases, hundreds of times per day.

10:07 AM, Jan 4, 2013

New York City real estate company Rapid Realty offers pay raise for getting tattoo of company logo

So far, 40 employees have taken the plunge and gotten inked up the Rapid Realty way.

1:31 PM, May 1, 2013

Polk: 78 arrested in online prostitution sting

The Polk County Sheriff's Office says dozens of people have been arrested following a three-day undercover operation that targeted online prostitution ads.

6:22 PM, Jan 14, 2013

Man accused of killing, dismembering mom in Melbourne

Stressed by her mounting medical issues, police say the man beat his mother to death, dismembered her body, put the remains in bags and discarded them near a ditch in woods.

9:53 AM, May 31, 2013

Roxy: The teen drug of choice

This 19 year old bounces his legs as if trying to bounce the pain out of his body.  Mark Travis, a husband and father of a 2 year old, is in withdrawal.  He became addicted to Oxycodone.  On the street they're known as Roxys or Blues.

7:33 AM, Jan 7, 2010

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