| Jul 17, 2011
Shopping for underwear sounds either mundane or glamorous, depending on your point of view — but it can also be daunting.
"People have no idea what they're doing," said Bonnie Kaufman, "because it's like buying a mattress. What do you really know...
| Oct 31, 2011
Martina McBride, thank you for singing a song for breast cancer husbands. We really appreciate it, and you are absolutely right, we need to live up to the title: "I'm Gonna Love You Through It."
I only wish that the husband you sang about wasn't quite so...
| Oct 3, 2011
There is dancing today in the radiation waiting room. Upright and youthful-looking despite his lined face, the smiling man jitterbugs with any woman who accepts his courteously offered hand.
The music he provides by way of a small radio, turned low so as...
| Apr 13, 2009
Neurofibromatosis affects one in 3,000 people. It can appear as cafe-au-lait spots and bumps under the skin, or it can lead to complications that include blindness, scoliosis and disfigurement. The Times invited readers to submit questions to Ana Rodarte'...
| Mar 10, 2008
Are there exercises specific to breast cancer survivors?
Exercise in all forms is beneficial to breast cancer survivors, helping to improve quality of life as well as increasing survival rates.
"Exercise promotes better blood flow...
| Jan 25, 2009
Kay Yow, the Hall of Fame women's basketball coach at North Carolina State University who won more than 700 games while earning fans with her decades-long fight against breast cancer, died Saturday. She was 66.
Yow, first diagnosed with the disease in...
| Sep 26, 2008
IS HOLLYWOOD afraid of Proposition 8 -- or has it just been slow to notice its presence on the California ballot?
The measure proposes to rewrite the state Constitution so that it prohibits gay marriage -- a suggestion that ought to raise the ire of...
| Apr 13, 2007
| 12:56 AM
My dad did everything he could to look his best that morning. He shaved, brushed his hair and changed into a clean shirt.
I stepped into his room, where he lay on his bed, propped up with pillows. His face was pale and his eyelids heavy; an oxygen...
| Dec 5, 2013
Dear Amy: I am a 19-year-old girl at high risk for breast cancer; it killed my paternal grandmother at age 35, and my maternal aunt was diagnosed at age 56. I want to have my genes screened so I can receive genetic counseling and decide whether a pre-...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:46 PM
The three sisters from Lake Mary and their mother all share a ready smile, a good nature and a quick wit. They also have something else in common: breast cancer.
The threat that is the No. 2 cancer killer among women led each of the women to have both...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:50 PM
SEATTLE It's not surprising that Jeanne Sather wrote her own obituary.
She was, after all, a writer. And a cancer survivor a longtime, assertive cancer survivor, a title she fought for with every breath and held for 15 years, until she died Monday, Nov....