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[KARE 11, January 18, 2019]   When Melissa Black began fighting breast cancer, she knew she wasn't alone. Her husband & her two sons fought through the tough days with her. Read more.
January 18, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, January 01, 0001]   According to new research out this week, women who have babies have an increased risk for breast cancer, compared to women who don't give birth. The study from the University of North Carolina reports that the risk rises and then falls over time, peaking about five years after birth.
December 11, 2018
[WCCO-TV, November 23, 2018]   Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer & the 2nd most deadly kind of cancer found in women. Nearly 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer.
November 23, 2018
[WCCO Radio, June 04, 2018]   A new study says that women with certain kinds of breast cancer may not need to undergo chemo therapy. Allina Health Virginia Piper Cancer institute oncologist Dr. Michaela Tsai talked with WCCO Radio about what this new information means.
June 04, 2018
[KARE 11, October 26, 2017]   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the disease and those who are affected by it. Among them, Emmy-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who recently announced she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
October 26, 2017
[KARE 11, February 01, 2017]   There's good news on the cancer front. The number of deaths due to cancer are dropping.
February 01, 2017
[KARE 11, August 04, 2016]   There’s so much information about the causes of breast cancer and how to prevent it that it can be hard to decipher fact from fiction! Dr. Lisa Schneider , a breast imaging specialist with the Piper Breast Center at Abbott Northwestern, talked with KARE 11 News at 4 to dispel some of the breast cancer myths that just won’t go away.
August 04, 2016
[KMSP Fox 9, July 25, 2016]   Do antiperspirants cause breast cancer? Do underwire bras cause breast cancer?
July 25, 2016
[Twelve News, February 02, 2016]   The Plymouth Creek Center is known as a gathering place for exercise, but once a month, doctors from Allina Health drop by to share information about important medical issues. Tuesday's "Walk with a Doc" topic was on breast cancer.
February 02, 2016
[KARE11, January 27, 2016]   It's understandable that women are confused about breast screening guidelines. Earlier this month, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued its final recommendations saying mammograms should be done every 2 years starting at age 50.
January 27, 2016