| 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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Katherine Warrick was 31 when she was blindsided by an aggressive form of breast cancer. Like many young adults, she simply had no time for it: She was a newlywed, finishing her first year of graduate school and working full time as a social worker....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Jane Pang has given her time, money and abounding energy to the fight against breast cancer. She's also shared the most personal and precious gift of all — a piece of herself.
Earlier this year, Pang flew from Orange County, Calif., to...
| Sep 15, 2013
Peotone's Maggie Yunker had been taking birth control pills for a year when her doctor suggested switching to a brand that also could clear up acne and ease some aggravating symptoms related to her period.
Yunker was sold. But a year later, the 20-year-...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Editors note: The spotlight features South Floridians On The Move in their careers.
Who: Meaghan Edelstein, 34, Boynton Beach
From: Founded and headed Spirit Jump, from 2008 to 2010, a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide hope and comfort...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:37 PM
January is cervical cancer awareness month, and at Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando, we are ringing in the new year by talking prevention all month long. Cervical cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer in women. It’s also the most...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Steve Lopez: There's no way to predict when or if California will offer what's known in Oregon and Washington as Death with Dignity, or physician-assisted aid in dying, but I'll keep you posted on a case in New Mexico that could have implications here....
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Four St. Luke's Allentown Campus and gynecologic surgeons have been recognized for high-quality surgical care. Dr. Michael Patriarco, director of Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery; Dr. Tirun Gopal, Dr. Sheldon Linn and Dr. David Hanes recently were awarded...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:09 PM
After a decade of rancorous debate over the risks and benefits of menopausal hormone therapy, experts from more than a dozen top medical organizations worldwide have finally come to something resembling a consensus. What did they decide, and why are women...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Michael Douglas recently addressed his bout with throat cancer, leading many to believe that his particular battle with the disease was brought on by oral sex. But now his camp is backtracking on the comments.
In a candid interview with the Guardian...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer.
The 46-year-old Costa Mesa woman was uninsured and working part-time when she discovered the lump in 2007. She worked for...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:32 PM
This is the second of two articles updating women of all ages on the use of hormones.
I had to bite my tongue while sitting at Zinc Cafe & Market in Laguna Beach (one of my favorite places) the other day. Two beautiful young women who looked to be...