- Has Breast Cancer Awareness Month done anything to help cure breast cancer? Yes, say doctors. According to a Fox News report, Dr. Freya Schnabel said, "The progress we’ve made over the last 20 years has changed the face of the disease for American women."

Today’s news on breast cancer and Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


- Has Breast Cancer Awareness Month done anything to help cure breast cancer? Yes, say doctors. According to a Fox News report, Dr. Freya Schnabel said, "The progress we’ve made over the last 20 years has changed the face of the disease for American women."


- Country star Martina McBride will take contribute to Breast Cancer Awareness Month by lighting up the Empire State Building on Oct. 14 during a concert.


- Blue Shield of California is stopping payments for the breast cancer drug Avastin. Earlier this year the Food and Drug Administration said the drug was ineffective as a breast cancer treatment.


Compiled by GateHouse News Service