| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Early detection of breast cancer can improve survival rates and lessen the severity of treatment options. Routine mammograms are essential to catching signs of breast cancer early on but so can home-based breast exams.
Over the years there has been some...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:37 AM
The earlier breast cancer is found, the better. Although a topic of much debate, the American Cancer Society still recommends annual breast cancer screenings for women older than 40.
Mammography is a screening and diagnostic tool that uses low-energy X-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:30 PM
On Jan. 24, Lilly M. Vickers was diagnosed with breast cancer.
“I did not have any symptoms,” she recalls. “It was discovered during my annual mammogram screening in September 2012. I was told a second screening was needed,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
A southwest Florida man is having a rough time getting a mammogram because of his sex.
Donald Mudd of Port Charlotte said he's had a painful lump in his chest for the past several weeks, WFTX Fox 4 in Fort Myers reports. The lump is now the size of a...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:35 AM
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in July of this year. It occurred during my initial meeting with the oncologist at the Lillian S. Wells Women’s Health Center at Broward Health Medical Center. I tested positive for the BRCA 1 mutation in April...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:59 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify some hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers combined....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| Jul 30, 2013
When both a radiologist and a surgeon told Sherree Battersby the lump in her breast was just a cyst, not a tumor, she wasn't relieved.
She could feel it, especially every night lying on her stomach. And she thought about her family history.
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Bonnie’s Bus to visit Panhandle next month
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Bonnie’s Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit the Eastern Panhandle in August, offering digital mammograms and breast care education to area women....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Susan G. Komen Foundation's Race for the Cure is coming up here in Wichita on September 28th. It's the foundation's largest annual fundraiser and helps to educate men and women statewide about breast cancer and the importance of early detection. If I've...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Film director Susan Seidelman, never shy about mining unglamorous, underdog subcultures to tell a good story, says her new movie celebrates another under-appreciated demographic: middle-age women like herself.
“The Hot Flashes,” which...