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North Ogden actress confirms 'the show must go on'

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 4:44pm

Lori Schoonmaker Rees had just started rehearsals for the Hale Centre Theatre's "Les Miserables" when she discovered the lump her doctors would diagnose as Stage II breast cancer.

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Is a mammogram worth getting?

Christie Aschwanden
Mar 24 2014 - 4:00pm

Knowing whether to have a mammogram -- and when -- became more confusing than ever last month when one of the largest-ever mammography studies cast doubts on the test's value.The study followed 90,000 women over 25 years and found that death rates from breast cancer were the same in women who got mammograms as in those who did not. Moreover, the...

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VIDEO: Syracuse school stages pink-out to support teacher fighting breast cancer

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 3:59pm

SYRACUSE -- It was a pink-out Monday morning for students and faculty at Cook Elementary in Syracuse, with balloons, ribbons and signs -- all pink -- adorning the schools' front entryway, and a pink "carpet" of paper leading up to the front doors. Meanwhile, students teachers and parents donned their best pink attire, flanking the carpet and...

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North Ogden actress confirms 'the show must go on'

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 4:44pm

Lori Schoonmaker Rees had just started rehearsals for the Hale Centre Theatre's "Les Miserables" when she discovered the lump her doctors would diagnose as Stage II breast cancer.

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Is a mammogram worth getting?

Christie Aschwanden
Mar 24 2014 - 4:00pm

Knowing whether to have a mammogram -- and when -- became more confusing than ever last month when one of the largest-ever mammography studies cast doubts on the test's value.The study followed 90,000 women over 25 years and found that death rates from breast cancer were the same in women who got mammograms as in those who did not. Moreover, the...

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VIDEO: Syracuse school stages pink-out to support teacher fighting breast cancer

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 3:59pm

SYRACUSE -- It was a pink-out Monday morning for students and faculty at Cook Elementary in Syracuse, with balloons, ribbons and signs -- all pink -- adorning the schools' front entryway, and a pink "carpet" of paper leading up to the front doors. Meanwhile, students teachers and parents donned their best pink attire, flanking the carpet and...

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VIDEO: WSU hosts bra decorating event for breast cancer awareness

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 8 2013 - 5:44pm

OGDEN -- Devon Hoxer painted on a watercolor scene, and glued real twigs and pebbles to a support bra that would have made Mother Nature proud.

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Top of Utah women made preventive double mastectomy decision before Jolie

Nicole Batty, 33, of Ogden decided to undergo a double mastectomy in 2011 after testing positive for the BRCA2 cancer gene. “I am thankful for research companies like Myriad (that) give me a chance to change my future. You don’t have to be a celebrity, rich or have health insurance to obtain genetic counseling. Myriad has a financial assistance program for appropriate patients, and they have provided thousands of free tests to low-income and uninsured patients,” she says. (KERA WILLIAMS/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Jamie Lampros
May 25 2013 - 10:34pm

OGDEN -- If someone said you have a 90 percent chance of being in a car accident and you may or may not die, but you can have work done on your car to reduce your risk to 2 percent, would you do it?That's how Nicole Batty explains a comparison others may be able to relate to when talking about her decision to get a double mastectomy two years ago....

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VIDEO: Syracuse school stages pink-out to support teacher fighting breast cancer

Dana Rimington, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 11 2013 - 3:59pm

SYRACUSE -- It was a pink-out Monday morning for students and faculty at Cook Elementary in Syracuse, with balloons, ribbons and signs -- all pink -- adorning the schools' front entryway, and a pink "carpet" of paper leading up to the front doors. Meanwhile, students teachers and parents donned their best pink attire, flanking the carpet and...

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VIDEO: WSU hosts bra decorating event for breast cancer awareness

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 8 2013 - 5:44pm

OGDEN -- Devon Hoxer painted on a watercolor scene, and glued real twigs and pebbles to a support bra that would have made Mother Nature proud.

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GALLERY: Angelina Jolie's first appearance after double mastectomy

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who holds a cuddly toy given to her by a fan, arrive for the World Premiere of World War Z at a central London cinema, Sunday, June 2, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Joel Ryan, The Associated Press
Jun 2 2013 - 10:32pm

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrive for the World Premiere of World War Z at a central London cinema, Sunday, June 2, 2013. It is Jolie's first public appearance since announcing she had a double mastectomy.

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Top of Utah women made preventive double mastectomy decision before Jolie

Nicole Batty, 33, of Ogden decided to undergo a double mastectomy in 2011 after testing positive for the BRCA2 cancer gene. “I am thankful for research companies like Myriad (that) give me a chance to change my future. You don’t have to be a celebrity, rich or have health insurance to obtain genetic counseling. Myriad has a financial assistance program for appropriate patients, and they have provided thousands of free tests to low-income and uninsured patients,” she says. (KERA WILLIAMS/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Jamie Lampros
May 25 2013 - 10:34pm

OGDEN -- If someone said you have a 90 percent chance of being in a car accident and you may or may not die, but you can have work done on your car to reduce your risk to 2 percent, would you do it?That's how Nicole Batty explains a comparison others may be able to relate to when talking about her decision to get a double mastectomy two years ago....

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