Latest Living Proof Stories

2008-09-16 15:00:25

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Geralyn Lucas of Lifetime, +1-212-424-7066, Lucas@lifetimetv.com Campaign Showcases October Premiere of Lifetime Original Movie Living Proof, Starring Harry Connick, Jr., from Producers Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, and Renee Zellweger Includes Original PSA Campaign, Extensive Online and VOD Content, Community Outreach and Advocacy for Bipartisan Legislation to End Drive-Through Mastectomies NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--As part of the Networks...

2008-08-28 15:00:47

Harry Connick, Jr. will soon be seen in "Living Proof," a TV movie about an L.A. doctor's work developing the breast cancer drug Herceptin, Lifetime said. Connick Jr. is an Emmy Award-winning actor and Grammy Award-winning singer who has appeared in the films "Hope Floats" and "Memphis Belle," as well as in the TV series "Will & Grace" and the Broadway musical "The Pajama Game." The Lifetime Original Movie, "Living Proof," is based on the true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon and his efforts...

2008-08-28 12:01:02

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy(R) and Grammy(R) Award winner Harry Connick, Jr. ("Will & Grace,""Hope Floats") stars in the Lifetime Original Movie, "Living Proof," the moving true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon, the UCLA doctor who helped develop the life saving breast cancer drug, Herceptin, and his efforts to keep the drug trials afloat and save the lives of thousands of women. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080804/NYM123LOGO) Academy Award(R)-winning actress...

2008-06-14 00:00:07

NEW drug lapatinib is described as a "stealth fighter" against breast cancer. It is not a cure but temporarily stops progression of the disease for women with advanced cases of breast cancer who test positive for the protein HER2. Maker GlaxoSmithKline estimates its drug will help 2,000 women a year in the UK. These are patients who have been treated using other frontline therapies including surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy and whose disease has stopped responding to another drug,...

2005-11-08 11:03:00

LONDON (Reuters) - A British woman suffering from breast cancer intends to go to the High Court to force her health authority to prescribe Herceptin, a drug she believes could prolong her life. Elaine Barber's local health authority, North Stoke Primary Care Trust, has said it can't afford to prescribe the drug. "We are looking at going to the High Court next week, Monday or Tuesday," said a representative from Barber's lawyers. "It will be the first time a Herceptin case has gone...

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