| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:21 PM
A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families:
Susan G. Komen for the Cure Maryland Holds annual walk to raise money for local and national breast cancer programs. Awards grants to state programs that increase access to quality...
| Apr 1, 2010
Cervical cancer affects the lower part of the uterus (cervix), which connects the upper uterus (where babies grow) to the birth canal. While surgeries required for late stage cervical cancer make future pregnancies impossible, early detection allows...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 3:33 PM
The LA County Office of Women's Health is offering free breast and cervical cancer screening for eligible low-income women without health insurance. The Office of Women's Health also has a free, ongoing multi-lingual Heart Risk Assessment hotline.
| Apr 19, 2010
| 1:02 PM
Older women at higher risk for breast cancer now have two good drug options for preventing the disease, but they will have to weigh the trade-offs, a major study shows.
Tamoxifen, the longtime gold standard, is more effective and longer lasting, the...
| May 27, 2010
| 6:20 AM
Vincent Liew waited five years for the kidney that was supposed to change his life. Instead, the organ ended it.
The kidney came from a woman who had uterine cancer, but she and doctors didn't know it. Once her disease was discovered after the...
| Nov 20, 2009
For the past decade, Heather Page has had a yearly Pap test, just like the previous guidelines suggested. Now the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends she should have a Pap test every two years. She says she doesn't agree.
| Nov 24, 2009
| 9:17 PM
As a firestorm rages over federal guidelines for mammograms, new recommendations for another women's cancer screening emerge.
Women are facing controversial,and confusing, changes in the guidelines for cancer screenings. First it was mammograms, now...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 9:08 AM
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I have cancer.
The story airs Monday night at 6o'clock.
This is a little weird for me.
I'm not used to "being" the...
| Jan 6, 2010
Preventing a disease is easier than trying to manage or cure it. Yet we tend to make excuses instead of appointments when it comes to taking care of our health. This year resolve to make medical tests and screenings routine for the rest of your life so...
| Dec 30, 2009
| 4:57 PM
National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) launches campaign against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) cancer menace.
Cervical Cancer is the only cancer known to be exclusively caused by a common virus, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Nearly 4,000 women in...
| Jan 22, 2010
| 7:33 AM
Better Philly host Jenny Repko has Marie Savard M.D., author of "Ask Dr. Marie" and Marybeth Hammer, a HPV victim at the studio to discuss HPV and what you can do to make yourself aware and preventing it. Watch for more information.