| Oct 4, 2013
Recovery support grants
The Department of Health's bureau of behavioral health will offer a total of $25,000 in mini-grants to community organizations and community service providers for fiscal year 2014 projects. Preference will be given to nonprofit...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Last October, stunned Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta fans tuned in to watch Say Yes to the Cure: Lori’s Fight, an emotional, no-punches-pulled special that followed the series’ beloved star Lori Allen as she embarked on an exhausting yearlong...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:23 AM
The Susan G. Komen-funded Breast Link program at St. Agnes Hospital is raising awareness about breast cancer at upcoming football games in Baltimore City in an initiative called Sports Link, according to a news release. The program will be on hand at...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Leah Snyder was living her fairytale. She married her prince charming and looked forward to having children. And her dreams came true when she gave birth to her baby girl.
Snyder breast-fed her daughter for a year, and during that time, she felt lumps in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:37 AM
WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Vanessa Echols, a breast-cancer survivor, is literally on the bus to promote mammograms.
Her face decorates Florida Hospital's Mobile Health Coach, which encourages the fight against breast cancer with new urgency and ease.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram. So she put it off for two years, and when the doctor called her in for more extensive tests after the mammogram, she was in the midst of midterms,...
| Sep 21, 2013
Breast cancer screening, known as mammography, has a new tool to provide clearer, more accurate diagnoses.
While conventional mammography creates a two-dimensional image of the breast, much like an X-ray, 3-D technology allows radiologists to view the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:25 PM
I had gone one year without a mammogram when one day, lying in bed, I felt a small lump in my left breast. In the past I felt very small lumps and had them checked. They turned out to be harmless cysts and I was told to keep an eye on them — but not...
| Oct 21, 2013
Mammography screening, the accepted "gold standard" for early detection of breast cancer has dramatically reduced the mortality rate for the number two cancer killer of women. When found at Stage 0 or 1, women have a 100 percent five-year survival rate,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Women with dense breast tissue will now get an extra warning about cancer. Dense breast tissue, while common in women, can make it harder to detect breast cancer. A new state law requires doctors to send women with dense breast tissue a special letter...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Nan Van Den Bergh, Ph.D., was diagnosed with breast cancer on July 3, 2003.
“I was six months late in getting a regularly scheduled breast exam and had been putting off the mammogram because of too many work-related responsibilities,” she...