| Mar 5, 2011
| 3:27 PM
An Ashkenazi Jewish woman in her 50s, Rachel, is diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother, Sadie, age 80, has a history of melanoma, which was treated successfully. Sadie's younger sister, Zelda, died of breast cancer in her early 40s many years ago....
| Mar 21, 2011
| 5:42 PM
A woman who allegedly used forged prescriptions to illegally obtain large amounts of opiate pain medication was arrested on Friday morning after quick-thinking employees of a La Cañada Flintridge pharmacy unraveled the apparent scam.
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Recipient of SELF Magazine's 4th Annual Women Doing Good Award
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| Oct 13, 2011
The past year has been a whirlwind for Julie Schrell--in fact it was last October when she was diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer.
Nine years before she filled out a questionnaire assessing her risk of breast and ovarian cancer--the result...
| Oct 15, 2011
Somehow, when I hear about an event called "Wonderful Wacky Women Week," the image that comes to mind is a cross between spring break and a reality TV show.
In reality, this wackiness — a week of beach fun, shopping and other diversions in...
| May 29, 2011
| 9:12 PM
"You have breast cancer."
Those words feel like the kiss of death to any woman, no matter how strong and together she is, and Diane Cimine is no exception.
"Very soon after Brandon graduated from high school, I discovered a small lump... I said, 'this...
| Jun 22, 2011
Wendy Schwartz, 35, survived ovarian cancer, but three years into a clean bill of health, she is almost out of money, underemployed and wishing she had known sooner about the legal rights that might have eased her struggle.
In hindsight, the former...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:49 PM
Birth control hormones (BCH) and menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) are on my artist's palette as a psychosexual gynecologist. Their judicious use, mostly out of regular pharmacies, safely improves the quality and length of life of females from puberty to...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Two and a half years ago Melissa Anderson got a huge blow when her 27-year-old twin sister was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
She died four months later, leaving behind two young daughters and a mother and sister puzzled by the disease.
| Sep 13, 2011
You wait hours to see a doctor and when you finally get into the office, your mind goes blank. So what questions should every woman be asking their gynocologist? Dr. Maurie Markman will give us a break down.
Dr. Markman is currently the Vice President of...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
It’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and we’re informing women how to fight this deadly disease. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis and surviving through R.O.A.R. (Responsible Ovarian Awareness Required)...
| Sep 1, 2011
Looking to help out a great cause this weekend? FOX40 has you covered.
The Jags Solanki Memorial Fund for Ovarian Cancer will host a Golf & Gala event on Sept. 4. The event will kick off with a golf tournament at Empire Ranch Golf Course in Folsom.