Breast Cancer breakthrough

Breast Cancer breakthrough

A major breakthrough in breast cancer research has found that breast cancer should be looked at as 10 separate diseases rather than just one. Researchers say their findings could provide more targeted treatment and help predict a patient’s chances of survival.

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Luminous Mezzo, Dies at 52

“The mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, who won near universal praise from critics and audiences for her courageous, insightful and deeply affecting artistry, died [in 2006] at her home in Santa Fe, N.M. She was 52.” She’d had breast cancer. An extraordinary artist: first professional violinist then Opera singer. Lorraine had nursed her sister, who had breast cancer, until she died – the same disease that would later kill Lorraine. Lorraine’s composer husband would succumb to cancer within a year and die in 2011.

Read full article by Anthony Tommasini:

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/05/arts/music/05hunt.html?_r=0