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Celebs Send Warm Wishes to Robin Roberts as She Returns to ‘Good Morning America’ [VIDEO]

Five months after she left to undergo treatment for MDS, a dangerous bone and blood marrow disease that required her to get a bone marrow transplant, 'Good Morning America' anchor Robin Roberts returned to the daytime news show this morning (Feb. 20) -- and celebs and other luminaries had a warm welcome for her.

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Breast Cancer Also Affects Men

It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while all the pink we see on the players during NFL games in October mainly focuses our attention on how the disease affects women and what they can do about it, we should also keep in mind (or learn) that men, too, can contract breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, one in 1,000 men will fall victim to the disease, which claims the life of at least one man every day.

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First Warning Systems

Can a New Sports Bra Really Detect Breast Cancer?

Is possible for a bra to detect breast cancer?

Well, according to First Warning Systems, the answer is a resounding yes. The Reno, Nevada-based company says they have invented a sports bra that comes complete with built-in heat sensors that can allow doctors to see malignancies through a state-of-the-art thermal imprint.

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Joe Patronite, Getty Images

Lance Armstrong is Crumbling

All sources and Lance Armstrong’s actions say it. Armstrong has stepped down as chairman from his own charity, Livestrong. Armstrong has lost sponsors as well, including Nike and Anheuser-Busch.

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Two Major Cancer Awareness Events Raise a Record Amount of Money This Weekend

More than $1.5 million was raised this weekend during two major cancer awareness events in Maine.

The 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk drew more than 1,500 participants in Portland alone. Other walks were held in Brunswick, Kittery and Damariscotta Sunday.

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ACAR Has Pink Tires for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Yes, they are pink wall tires! Like white walls but, well, pink! They are super cute as tires go.  Al's Certified Auto Repair, State Street, Augusta is donating 1% of gross receipts for the month of October to Breast Cancer awareness.  Part of this is from the pink tires.

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image courtesy WALB
image courtesy WALB

Man Discovers Skin Cancer on Scalp While Shaving Head To Support Wife’s Cancer

Talk about your lucky breaks.

Bud Stringer walked into a barber shop recently with a noble goal. His wife of twenty years, Dolly, was losing her hair due to the chemotherapy she had to take for breast cancer, and Bud wanted to show support by shaving his head as well.

Good thing too, as it revealed a cancerous melanoma on his scalp.

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Webb’s RV Center to Host Fundraiser to Fight Prostate Cancer

October is 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month.' Many special events are planned throughout the month to bring awareness and support to those effected and to their families. Also this month, a very special event is being planned in Bangor to raise awareness about prostate cancer in men.

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Nelly Furtado Stars in Rock Ur Pink Breast Cancer Awareness PSA

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. 'The Spirit Indestructible' singer Nelly Furtado is the latest pop star to join the fight against breast cancer by speaking up and lending her voice and her image to the cause.

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Adam Berry, Getty Images

Cancer is a Leading Cause of Death in Maine

What the heck?? Cancer remains the leading cause of death in Maine and is killing Mainers at a higher rate than elsewhere in the country.  According to the Bangor Daily News cancer was responsible for about a quarter of all deaths in Maine!

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