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Cervical Cancer

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  • Music story isn't over yet for Dolly Varden

    Music story isn't over yet for Dolly Varden
    A sampling of how it works for a rock 'n' roll band in middle age: The bass player and drummer drive in for rehearsal from the suburbs where one of them is an interfaith counselor and the other, for a time, operated a fresh-bread franchise. One...
  • Don't @ Eve Ensler

    Don't @ Eve Ensler
    Author and activist Eve Ensler, creator of "The Vagina Monologues," is a survivor of sexual abuse and uterine cancer who has spent years working for women's rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her new memoir, "In the Body of the World," details...
  • Amy Byer Shainman

    Amy Byer Shainman
    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. "Surgery...
  • Are You Having Abnormal Bleeding?

    Are You Having Abnormal Bleeding?
    What is abnormal uterine bleeding? Abnormal uterine bleeding would be defined as any bleeding that occurs between normal periods. This could be the result of some "hormonal imbalance," or it can be the result of some abnormality in terms of pathology,...
  • Kimball teacher, founder of awareness event, dies of cancer

     
    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 …...
  • Susan Bahorich's Blog

    Susan Bahorich's Blog
    Comments, questions, concerns, story ideas, etc. email me at:  sbahorich@wdbj7.com   5/5/13 You may have seen or heard my promo. I have cancer. The story airs Monday night at 6o'clock. This is a little weird for me. I'm not used to "being" the...
  • Doctors Say HPV Vaccine is Safe for Teens

    Doctors Say HPV Vaccine is Safe for Teens
    A Republican presidential debate has created controversy about a cancer vaccine. The HPV vaccine is known to prevent most cervical cancers. Recently, candidate Michele Bachmann blasted the vaccine suggesting it might not be safe and certainly shouldn't be...
  • Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows

    Drug That Treats Breast Cancer Found To Prevent It, Study Shows
    CHICAGO (KTLA) -- Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease. Women who are at high risk for breast cancer that is fueled by the hormone estrogen could reduce their risk...
  • Breast cancer patients struggle with cost of treatment

    Breast cancer patients struggle with cost of treatment
    Soon after Valerie Berry was diagnosed with breast cancer, her thoughts turned to money. Even with private health insurance covering 80 percent of her costs, the bills soon stacked up. Her out-of-pocket share for the first three months of treatment added...
  • In Illinois, uninsured women now waiting for mammograms

    In Illinois, uninsured women now waiting for mammograms
    Laurie Linke is due for a screening mammogram, but she might not get one anytime soon. After filling out forms that qualified her for a state program for uninsured women, she was placed on a waiting list. Linke was counting on getting a free mammogram...
  • VapoRub on the soles stops nighttime cough

    VapoRub on the soles stops nighttime cough
    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...
  • Women get less information on post-cancer fertility: study

    Women get less information on post-cancer fertility: study
    (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...