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Seth, Jon, Brett, Lacey and Ellyn Davidson of Huntington Woods, with their dog, Tessa

Know Your Risk

Born with the breast cancer gene, two Huntington Woods women share survivor stories. Above: Seth, Jon, Brett, Lacey and Ellyn Davidson of Huntington Woods, with their dog, Tessa They are wives, mothers, survivors and fighters, each with her own unique story to tell. Ellyn Davidson and Melissa Mally, both of Huntington Woods, live within walking distance…

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Uncork for a Cure

Exquisite cuisine, specially selected wines, fine jewelry and luxury cars will combine for an evening of excitement at the third annual Uncork for a Cure in support of the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center Breast Oncology Program and Breast Care Center. The event is from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Cauley Ferrari of…

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Eating Burgers and Hot Dogs May Increase Risk

Burgers may increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, new Harvard research suggests. Processed meat has long been linked to other cancers of the pancreas, prostate and bowels, but this study is the first to show a link with tumors that start in the breast. Women who consumed the most processed meat were 9 percent…

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Molly Borman, founder of Just Nips

A True Blessing

Just Nips gives women, including breast cancer survivors, a perky plus. It’s not an ordinary business, to say the least. It’s part of an industry almost synonymous with women: fashion. It’s the brainchild of businesswoman Molly Borman, 28, great-granddaughter of Borman’s Food Stores co-founder Abraham Borman. What began as a company designed to let women…

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pink ribbon representing the UPBEAT study for breast cancer

Women Sought For Breast Cancer Study

Beaumont researchers at its hospitals in Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Royal Oak and Troy are seeking women with and without breast cancer for a national research study. Investigators hope to learn more about the effects chemotherapy has on breast cancer patients. The research is known as the UPBEAT study (Understanding and Predicting Breast Cancer Events after…

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Howard and Sarah Katz, left, meet with Certified Genetics Counselor Rachel Hagen, MS, CGC and Michael Simon, M.D., MPH, medical director of the Cancer Genetic Counseling Service, both of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Will I Get Cancer?

Elizabeth Katz Special to the Jewish News Proactive genetic testing and counseling can help cut risks of breast and other cancers. Sarah Katz was 22 when her father, Howard, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She had recently graduated from college and had plans to move out of state to explore career opportunities. She…

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The Coffee Habit

Kick it or keep it? It’s 6 a.m. and your alarm is blaring in your ears. The thought of a steaming hot cup of coffee is the only motivator for you to leave your warm, cozy bed. Sound familiar? It does to me. Do you ever wonder if you are, in fact, addicted to coffee?…

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Rose Brystowski in front of her likeness on the Beaumont Hospital outdoor mural.

Instinct To Survive

Robert Ortlieb Special to the Jewish News High-risk cancer patient does all she can to ensure her best life. Rose Brystowski, 61, of Oak Park is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. As such, she did not have a large family tree to look to for her family health history. She did, however, inherit her parents’…

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Technion researchers imagine a “sniffphone” that will sample breath to detect cancers.

Detecting Cancer

Above: Technion researchers imagine a “sniffphone” that will sample breath to detect cancers. NoCamels Team [similar id=44108 type=all] [similar id=42330 type=all] Israeli scientists develop new method to detect breast cancer with high accuracy. Israeli scientists at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba announced in April that they have developed…

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Judie Goodman competing with her dance instructor Art McDuffy

A Connection

Local dance competitor recalls her mother as she dances. Judie Goodman dances for her mother. The 64-year-old oncologist/hematologist takes to the dance floor with her husband, Kurt Vilders, and competes with dance instructor and Huntington Woods resident Art McDuffey as a way to relieve stress from her high-powered career as medical director of oncology services…

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