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A new patient often would receive little more than a brochure from her doctor, then be sent home to cope with a life-altering disease rarely discussed in polite company. But in 2012, the landscape for breast cancer patients is vastly different. The
State Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) wants Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office to look into the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization in the wake of a Sun-Times report that quoted the founder of Y-ME's annual fundraising race as saying Y-ME's
The board of Y-Me made the decision to shutter the 32-year-old organization, according to Margaret Harte, who founded the annual Mother's Day Race Against Breast Cancer in 1992. "There were many of us who thought it was premature," Harte said of the
July 13, 2012 5:06PM The Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization, a support group formed in 1978 by a south suburban woman and her friend, has closed its doors, the organization said in a statement posted on its Facebook page.
The event is a noncompetitive 5K walk to raise money to fight breast cancer through the American Cancer Society. The event is chaired by Sue Benvenuto, a 19-year breast cancer survivor and American Cancer Society volunteer of 15 years. Since 1993,
The money has been awarded in grants through the Illinois Department of Public Health. More than $5.1 million has gone to community organizations statewide and more than $2.5 million has gone to institutions for research. Gov. Pat Quinn and state
Y-Me, National Breast Cancer Organization, 21St Annual Race At Your Pace. Participants walk under the B.P. bridge at Columbus drive to complete the 1 and 3-mile walk. I Scott Stewart~Sun-Times A perfect sunny day boosted turnout for the Y-ME race and
Bumble Bee Foods today unveiled an exciting upgrade to this year's BeeWell for Life®, the leading North American seafood brand's signature interactive health and wellness program. BeeWell for Life is designed to help consumers lead a more healthful
Taiwan News, Newspaper staff writer A mother from Norway told participants at a Taipei event yesterday how her children tattooed themselves with pink ribbons, the symbol of breast cancer awareness, in support of her battle against the disease.
Even the best-intentioned person can become speechless or tongue-tied when reacting to a loved one's breast cancer diagnosis...Several peer counselors at Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization offered the statements they found most and least