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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.

911 calls released: Jeremie Calo accused of having sex at restaurant

Orlando police have released the 911 calls from the staff of a Baldwin Park restaurant reporting a couple having sex on a table in front of adults and children.

2:56 PM, Oct 24, 2012

Rodman's ex-NBA team heads to North Korea for game

Rodman is headed to Pyongyang with former NBA colleagues for what he calls "basketball diplomacy."

9:58 PM, Jan 5, 2014

Testimony begins in Hiccup Girl Jennifer Mee's murder trial

Jennifer Mee, also known as the Hiccup Girl, is on trial in Pinellas for first-degree murder.

4:40 PM, Sep 18, 2013

50 years of anti-smoking efforts have saved 8 million lives

In 1964, the first anti-smoking campaign was launched. Now, 50 years later, anti-smoking efforts have saved 8 million lives.

6:47 PM, Jan 8, 2014

WATCH: Air Force Band flashmob's the Smithsonian

It started with a single cellist. Within minutes, 120 Air Force Band musicians had assembled themselves in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum for their first-ever flash mob.

5:34 PM, Dec 10, 2013

Two girls arrested in suicide bullying death of Lakeland girl Rebecca Sedwick

The Polk County Sheriff's office has charged two of Rebecca Sedwick's former schoolmates with felony aggravated stalking.

9:49 AM, Oct 25, 2013

Restaurant Red Alert: Complaint alleges Thuy Cafe cooked rats in kitchen

A complaint filed with the state alleges a St. Pete Vietnamese restaurant was cooking up rats in their kitchen.

4:20 AM, Aug 6, 2012

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

Hooters seeks a lift with new uniforms, food

Showing serious wrinkles at age 30, Hooters is looking to reinvent itself with more than a nip and tuck.

5:17 PM, May 1, 2013

Stock pullback pain: Dow ends down 326

The Dow Jones industrial average suffered its biggest point drop in seven months Monday as major indexes tanked 2% or more.

6:46 AM, Feb 4, 2014
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