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Sophomore Jade Despanie drives the lane against a Lincoln High School player. The Cubs played Branson High School the second day of the tournament.

School hosts first basketball tournament

Reigning league champions challenge Bay Area schools for charity.
Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor December 15, 2017

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...

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

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...

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

Pink ribbons can mislead customers

The original breast cancer symbol is now used for marketing products, some carcinogenic.
Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2015

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...

Women need regular screening and self-checks

September 27, 2010

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,...

Theresa Grannuci and Zoe Newcomb | the broadview

Women need regular screening and self-checks

September 23, 2010

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...

Breast self-exam guidelines change, concerns women

December 16, 2009

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...

Cancer survivor, alumna, has new life outlook

September 19, 2008

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,...

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