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  • Komen Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October 3, 2012 7:38 AM

    Komen Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness Month sponsored by the Susan G. Komen of Acadiana will happen throughout October. There will be many activities occuring throughout the month such as Cuts for the Cure, Pink Ribbon events and the opening of Race for the Cure. For more info... more »
  • Living Right - Breast Cancer

    March 23, 2011 10:33 AM

    Dr. Alecia Rideau, radiologist with Acadiana Radiology Group was on GMA this morning to talk about breast cancer. Dr. Rideau tells you when to start getting screened and how often.
  • UL Lafayette campus going PINK today

    October 29, 2010 7:34 AM

    Attention fashionistas: pink is in today on the UL campus. Instead of wearing your Ragin' Cajuns red gear, go for something pink in support of national breast cancer awareness month. More than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors will celebrate a birthday this year, thanks to early detection and improved... more »
  • A Breast Cancer Awareness Program

    October 19, 2010 7:05 AM

    Lydia Cancer Association is having a Breast Cancer Awareness Program on October 23rd, at the Vermillion Parish Library in Abbeville. The program will be from 6pm - 8pm. There will be a Guest Speaker - Linda Rose from Breast Center of Acadiana and Comedian - Sandra Babineaux. Food, door... more »
  • Adeline Guienze Breast Cancer Memorial Fund 5K Run/Walk

    October 11, 2010 9:25 AM

    Teche Action Clinic is having their Adeline Guienze Breast Cancer Memorial Fund 5K Run/Walk in Downtown Franklin (Start/Finish - Courthouse Square) on October 16, 2010 at 8:00 am. Teche Action Clinic is celebrating the 5K 10th year anniversary and the 5th year as the Adeline Guienze Breast Cancer Memorial... more »
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Movement's Dynamic Duo

    October 6, 2010 5:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The breast cancer awareness movement's dynamic duo, Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley, have watched their audience evolve in nearly two decades of promoting the pink ribbon, matching lipsticks and mammograms. Instead of convincing people to talk about breast cancer, they find themselves courting a generation... more »
  • KISS Drummer Peter Criss Speaks Out On Male Breast Cancer

    September 17, 2010 12:54 PM

    POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) - Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss wants other men to know that they too can get breast cancer. The rock star best known for the ballad "Beth" beat the disease that's rarely found in men three years ago. He's participating in a walkathon for the... more »
  • 11th Annual Race for the Cure

    March 20, 2010 4:22 PM

    Girard Park was taken over today by more than 10,000 Komen supporters. All with the same mission…to raise awareness about breast cancer. "I was told that I did and I've been doing well ever since,” Sharen Comeaux said. “I went through chemo, radiation and continued... more »
  • Free Mammograms for Acadiana Women

    February 17, 2010 11:32 AM

    The Louisiana Oncology Associates will be giving free mammogram screenings for Acadiana women. The next screening will take place on Wednesday, February 24th from 5pm until 8pm. Louisiana Oncology Associates is located at 1325 Wright Ave, Suite J in Crowley. Qualifications are: - Ages 40 - 64 -... more »
  • Ex-Kiss drummer: Breast cancer not just for women

    November 18, 2009 9:46 AM

    SPRING LAKE, N.J. (AP) - Lying in bed one night in 2007, Peter Criss felt something strange: a small lump on his left breast. "I thought, `It's a nodule, I'm a guy, I don't think it's anything more than that,"' he said. "The more I messed with it, the bigger... more »
  • RANT: Mammogram Recommendations Change

    November 17, 2009 6:19 PM

    What do you think about the recent changes in how often Mammograms are recommended? Do you agree or disagree with this change? We want to hear your RANT ! CLICK HERE or email hoyt.harris@katctv.com Kate Mundy's Story: Women should no longer have mammograms in their 40's,... more »
  • Breast Cancer Survivors Turn Struggle into Strength

    October 29, 2009 12:40 PM

    Battling breast cancer can turn into something positive, as 3 local women have shown. Martha Falterman and Neppie Trahan both had breast cancer, and their friend Loretta Schultz is still battling the disease. These ladies met at a cancer support group and quickly formed an unbreakable bond. "I tell... more »
  • Komen Acadiana

    October 29, 2009 11:14 AM

    October is Breast Cancer awareness month and the Susan G Komen foundation is committed to a world without breast cancer. In Louisiana, one in eight women will be diagnosed with some type of cancer, also, Louisiana is number one in breast cancer mortality. This year, Komen Acadiana will hold its... more »
  • Komen On the GoTM

    October 14, 2009 11:45 AM

    The Susan G. Komen On the Go TM Tour Brings Life-Saving Messages to Acadiana Today the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® will host Komen On the Go TM in the Small Business Development Center parking lot at 220 East Saint Mary Boulevard on the UL Lafayette... more »
  • Cancer Survivors Get in Shape

    October 2, 2009 2:01 PM

    About 40% of cancer cases can be prevented through diet and exercise, according to The World Cancer Research Fund. Some local cancer survivors are getting in shape to reduce their chances of getting becoming ill again. Two of the survivors-- Rebecca Trahan and Judy Babineaux-- are taking on a... more »

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