Health


Albert Uresti raises Courage Flag for Breast Cancer Awareness

Komen. And breast cancer does not only affect women. The program has already garnered the support of several community partners, including Zero Breast Cancer of Marin, the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Kaiser Permanente and Alex's Dry Cleaning, Piombo said.



Fundraising to fight breast cancer

Talk to a doctor about your risk for breast cancer, especially if a close family member of yours has had breast or ovarian cancer. Over the past five years, thanks to people giving to the Big Wig campaign or the Race for the Cure, more than 7,000 screenings have been given to women who otherwise couldn't get one.



BP fuels breast cancer awareness

Professional athletes are wearing pink uniforms or clothing, celebrities are wearing pink. Local men teaming up to raise funds and awareness in the fight against breast cancer include, from left, Jim Evans, Mark Bush, Dale McCamish, Bob Hixson, Josh Pohlman, Randy Riley, John Luttrell, Rick Stanforth and Jack Powell.



Ben Stiller credits prostate cancer test for saving his life

Ben is now urging men to get tested with the simple PSA test which revealed he might have cancer. "At first, I didn't know what was going to happen", he says . Literally", the actor declared, describing the non-invasive blood test that can detect the cancer. After his diagnosis, Stiller reached out to friends, including " Meet the Parents " co-star Robert De Niro, who had also battled prostate cancer.