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E! News Giuliana Rancic Out Of Surgery Recovering From Double Lumpectomy

20 Oct

E! News host Giuliana Rancic is recovering after undergoing a double lumpectomy, CNN/People reports. Giulana’s husband, Bill, talked about her surgery on The Today Show: “Giuliana is a trooper. She pulled through it,” he said. “She’s relieved to have it over with and get the cancer out. She’s doing well at home and recovering — and I’m adding nurse to my resume. She’s having fun with that.”

Giuliana, 37, had cancerous growths in both breasts removed, as well as lymph nodes. Giuliana announced her breast cancer diagnosis on The Today Show earlier this week, explaining that she found the cancer after attempting in-vitro fertilization for the third time and getting a mammogram, as instructed by a doctor. Though Giuliana was upset about the failed IVF and her miscarriage, she says her future child “will have saved my life.” If she had gotten pregnant before discovering the cancer, she could have been in more serious health trouble.

“Giuliana has had a tough year and a half,” Bill said. “Between the IVF attempts and now with this, I wish I could carry some of the load,” he said. “Watching her being wheeled into the [operating room] was heartbreaking for me.”

According to, a lumpectomy is surgery in which only the tumor and some surrounding tissue is removed (unlike a mastectomy). For more info, click here.

Wishing you a speedy recovery, Giuliana!



Halle Berry Hosted The Los Angeles EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women

9 May

18th Annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women.Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, CA.May 7, 2011.

Halle Berry and Alyson Hannigan hosted the Los Angeles EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women, which also included a special performance by “American Idol” star Kimberly Locke.

Since 1994, the funds raised in the EIF Revlon Run/Walks in Los Angeles and New York have together distributed over $60 million for cancer research, treatment, counseling and outreach programs. Thanks in part to these funds, new treatments are being developed, lives are being saved, and hope is gaining ground.


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

6 Oct

October is breast cancer awareness month and the Avon Foundation offers Breast Cancer Crusade pink ribbon products that raise funds to help save lives – one dollar, one product, and one person at a time. Products include lip balm, clogs, necklaces, bracelets, bubble bath and water bottle. All Avon Foundation products are priced under $15 with 60 percent to 80 percent of all net proceeds of the purchase price returned to the cause. Through the sale of fundraising products alone, Avon has raised more than $89 million since 1992, and through all fundraising initiatives has exceeded $580 million raised and donated worldwide.

Highlights include an Breast Cancer Crusade Flip-Flop Necklace ($5), Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Rhinestone Flip-Flops ($10), Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Tennis Bracelet ($5), Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Lip Balm ($1.50), Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Locket Necklace ($5), and Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Angel Car Visor Clip ($6) and so much more.



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