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School hosts first basketball tournament

School hosts first basketball tournament

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Interactives, News, Sports & Fitness

Convent High School hosted the 4th Annual Hoops vs. Cancer Classic basketball tournament for the first time this past weekend, inviting high school teams from across the Bay Area to play to raise money for cancer research. Athletic Director Anthony Thomas, who is new to the Convent & Stuart Hall ...

Self-exams save lives through early detection of breast cancer

Self-exams save lives through  early detection of breast cancer

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Features

Despite the controversy over the American Cancer Society’s new recommendations that regular mammograms breast cancer screening start later, experts agree it is crucial for all women to examine their breasts and know their body for early detection and treatment of the disease. “The most important...

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015


Filed under News

Pink ribbon products from yogurt to stationery pens fill stores every October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, yet the presence of a pink ribbon on a product is not indicative of support and can even mislead customers. “Unfortunately, any company can put a pink ribbon on its products without accountabili...

Women need regular screening and self-checks

September 27, 2010


Filed under Opinion

It seems that every days experts give conflicting advice on health, and even when the professional medical community is divided, women must draw on personal logic and experience to make sense of the information, with creating a personalized plan and mixing advice from opposing guidelines as the best...

Women need regular screening and self-checks

Women need regular screening and self-checks

September 23, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Aggie Kruse Reporter It seems that every days experts give conflicting advice on health, and even when the professional medical community is divided, women must draw on personal logic and experience to make sense of the information, with creating a personalized plan and mixing advice from o...

Breast self-exam guidelines change, concerns women

December 16, 2009


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

Aggie Kruse Reporter Revised guidelines suggesting cut backs on routine mammography screening are causing concern for many women as once standard detections for the second most lethal cancer in the United States now appear ambiguous. An article in the Journal of The American Medical Association in early...

Cancer survivor, alumna, has new life outlook

September 19, 2008


Filed under Features

Zoë Newcomb Reporter Mary Applegarth (’72) takes life as it is. So when she was diagnosed with stage two invasive breast cancer in May, she saw it as just another challenge to overcome. Four months, multiple surgeries and one round of toxic chemotherapy later, Applegarth is cancer free. Despite a family...

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