| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Friends didn't know what to say to Letty Cottin Pogrebin after her 2009 cancer diagnosis.
Conversations with well-intentioned friends turned awkward. Some said nothing. Others talked too much.
Cottin Pogrebin, author of the new book, "How to Be a Friend...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Amy Robach of ABC News revealed Monday morning on "Good Morning America" that she has breast cancer.
On Oct. 1, she had a mammogram on the morning program.
"ABC News saved my life," she said.
"You saved your life," said "GMA" anchor Robin Roberts, a...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The phone call came on July 2, 2012 – Ann Feanny Mahfood’s 49th birthday.
“You have been diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer,” said Mahfood’s doctor.
At the time Mahfood thought, “Some birthday gift.”...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:39 PM
“I know, no matter what, I will continue to be a survivor.”
Lorraine Ferguson is a 19-year survivor of stage four breast cancer. Her battle with the disease began in 1994 after a visit to her gynecologist. As she underwent a mastectomy, it...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:52 PM
About one in eight women have a chance of developing breast cancer in their lifetime, but Britton native Mandy Brown and her sister, Amber Andrews, have about a 90 percent chance of having the disease. They're both considering a preventive surgery that...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:08 PM
For Lisa Early, getting a mammogram at age 40 was just a casual thought, and she didn't follow through.
Years passed, and the thought became a whisper. Eventually it turned into a throbbing yell when she started seeing less than subtle signs from the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:10 PM
I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in June 1994, but I knew I had a lump earlier and did nothing about it because of a lack of insurance. As soon as I did receive insurance, I made an appointment with my doctor. A mammogram was taken, and after...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:07 PM
I was first diagnosed with breast cancer after a routine mammogram, and there were no lump-like symptoms. I was given the surgical-treatment options of having a double mastectomy, plus it was recommended that I take Tamoxifen, a drug used to treat early...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:41 PM
Ask Andrea Onley and she will tell you, “I don’t think of myself as a [breast cancer] survivor. I consider myself a conqueror”. Beginning April 2010, she went through a breast cancer diagnosis, separation from her husband of 10 years...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Runners set goals — and don't look back.
They strive to cut those extra few minutes from their times. They have to go a quarter-mile farther each time, then a half-mile, then a mile. And beyond.
They push their bodies. They want to push...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Two years after Giuliana Rancic was diagnosed with breast cancer, the E! News anchor says she has "come to a really good place where it doesn't take over my life everyday."
Rancic, who grew up in Bethesda and was scheduled to visit Maryland Live!...