US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug aimed at women with advanced breast cancer caused by an inherited flawed gene. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AstraZeneca PLC’s Lynparza for patients with inherited BRCA gene mutations who have undergone chemotherapy. The drug has been on the market since

These 14 Purchases Also Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which means charities and organizations are looking to increase awareness of the disease, as well as raise funds for research, cause and treatment. If you’re looking for ways to get involved and give back during Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s look no further than the

Slimming down can reduce the risk of breast cancer, study shows

SLIMMING can help slash breast cancer risk by up to a third, a study reveals. Experts said modest weight loss significantly cuts the chances of developing the disease. Two in three Brit adults are overweight or obese. Being tubby raises the risk of breast cancer as fat cells produce hormones

Legendary NYC news anchor Michele Marsh dies after long cancer battle

Pioneering TV newswoman Michele Marsh, who anchored newscasts for both WNBC and WCBS, died following a long bout with cancer, the stations said Wednesday. She was 63. Marsh joined Channel 2 in 1979, anchoring newscasts with the likes of Jim Jensen, Rolland Smith, Ernie Anastos and John Johnson. “My heart sank today to

Hell’s Kitchen woman: I was fired because I have breast cancer

​A Hell’s Kitchen woman is suing one of Nevada’s most prominent pot businessmen, claiming he fired her for reporting numerous office affairs and tattling on a woman who refused to wear underwear — but that’s not the worst of it. Pamela Johnston, 49, claims she was also canned because she’s suffering

Sexy breast cancer ad completely backfires

A controversial advertisement has been withdrawn by jewelry store Icing following objections from outraged breast cancer survivors. The offending post on Icing’s social media channels featured sultry model Lacey Claire Rogers, 20, wearing star-shaped pasties over her nipples in a see-through top. The raunchy ad had been making the rounds on Twitter

Supertramp singer forms unlikely partnership with French architect

Rock stars have long collaborated with everyone from fine artists to fashion designers. But next month will see an unlikely pairing of pop music and interior design at the first-ever Holiday House London event. The rocker in question is Roger Hodgson, who helped propel the legendary British band Supertramp to ’70s

Olivia Newton-John updates fans after 2nd cancer diagnosis

Olivia Newton-John updated fans with a gorgeous video [YouTube] The 68-year-old Grease actress, who previously beat the disease at the age of 44 in 1992, announced that she would be postponing her upcoming tour after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Since 1992, Olivia has devoted herself to helping others suffering with the disease. Now, the

Breast cancer might eventually be detected with a breathalyzer

There’s the breathalyzer used by the boys and girls in blue to help keep our roads safe. But there could soon be a new type of breathalyzer on the market which will be much smaller and more sensitive – and it won’t be used for reading alcohol levels. This one will be

Sham breast cancer foundation bilked donors out of millions: AG

Fraudsters created a sham breast cancer foundation that took in millions of dollars in donations — then pocketed over 90 percent of the funds, according to New York’s attorney general. “There are few things more galling than pretending to help cancer patients, when you’re really just lining your own pockets,” said

Olivia Newton-John has breast cancer[Getty] The 68-year-old Grease actress, who previously beat the disease at the age of 44 in 1992, announced that she would be postponing her upcoming tour after being diagnosed with breast cancer on Tuesday. Her Facebook read: "Olivia Newton-John is reluctantly postponing her June U.S. and Canadian concert tour