| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:35 AM
During Memorial Day weekend in 2008, Kimball Middle School math teacher Sue Jones was diagnosed with breast cancer. After a mastectomy, she made a full …...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 12:17 PM
You may not need a pap test every year. New guidelines are out regarding screening for cervical cancer.
For decades women have been told to get the test every year. The new recommendation from a government panel, The U.S. Preventative Risk Task Force,...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Q: I've been battling a common cold this week. One night, in desperation, I coated the soles of my feet with Vicks, and the cough subsided. I have no idea how that could work, but I don't care. I slept!
A: We are as mystified as you are about this...
| Mar 26, 2012
If you could outsmart cancer, would you do it?
What if you were told it would only take a few minutes of your time and it could save your life?
It's possible through screenings — the best weapons in the early detection of a wide scope of cancers....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:14 AM
Faced with a family history of breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, and a high likelihood that she might get one or more of the cancers, Amy Byer Shainman underwent a preventive double mastectomy with reconstruction surgery and a hysterectomy.
| May 27, 2012
| 6:02 PM
(Reuters) - Cancer treatment can sometimes lead to infertility, but young women are far less likely than young men to be informed of this, according to a Swedish study.
Findings published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found that of nearly 500...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Bonnie's Bus, a digital mammography center on wheels, will visit the Eastern Panhandle in September, offering digital mammograms and breast care education to area women.
Bonnie's Bus will be parked at the Martinsburg Mall in the former Sears...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Linda Carter of Hagerstown knew she had a lump in her right breast.
The lump was so large that she characterized it as "bigger than a golf ball, but not softball size."
"You could see it through the shirt," the 48-year-old said.
But, she kept...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:10 PM
TV host Mayte Prida, a Miami transplant from Mexico City, survived four bouts of cancer. For her first cancer diagnosis, third-stage breast cancer, she had no medical insurance. Her father gave her the money to get a second opinion, during which a...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:10 PM
As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor.
Like many women, though, she...