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Evelyn Lauder Dies

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Evelyn Lauder, an "ardent advocate" for breast cancer awareness and chairwoman of the Estée Lauder Companies, has died from non-genetic ovarian cancer, reports The New York Times' Cathy Horyn. Lauder was 75. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1989 and started championing the cause of women's health, Horyn says. She also created the Pink Ribbon campaign, and founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in 1993. Lauder was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007.

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