| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Bon Secours Hampton Roads is the latest to add PET/CT scanning to their arsenal in the fight for cancer survival.
The combined imaging system results in faster and more accurate assessments for individuals undergoing cancer treatment. PET/CT scanners...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:00 AM
"The first season was really about her being in denial. This season is about her getting angry."
So says Laura Linney in resuming her Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy Jamison as the Showtime comedy-...
| Jun 6, 2011
Memorial Day weekend has come and gone--signaling the unofficial start of summer.
It was Christina Headings favorite season--until about a year ago when she diagnosed with late stage melanoma.
"I left there crying," Christina said. "I didn't know what...
| Jun 24, 2011
If you're confused about sunscreens, sunblock and what SPF actually means today - you're not alone. The FDA's new sunscreen rules are out - making it a bit easier for consumers to choose the right products. Ellen Miller from Shape Magazine is here to help...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:03 PM
According to her spokesperson, Former Governor Kathleen Blanco has been diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer.
A recent eye exam reportedly found choroidal melanoma in one of Blanco's eyes last week.
Blanco's spokeperson, Marie Centanni, says...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 7:25 PM
Ann Harris is still grieving the loss of her daughter Tracy. Tracy was only 40 when she died from melanoma -- the deadliest form of skin cancer.
"Each day I try to understand it; her loss and I can't", said Ann Harris.
The family can't pinpoint what led...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 3:36 PM
It`s a good week if you have cancer. Good, because new research suggests you may not have to deal with the illness.
Scientists discovered that a drug called Aromasin, used to treat breast cancer, may also prevent it. Women in the high risk category...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 12:22 AM
One of my favorite memories about Dan Glenn took place December, 2009.
Moments after the Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team won the CIF State Division I title, the coach stressed to me that the victory wasn't about him. I mean it was genuine. He...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 11:21 AM
The cancer connection. How breast cancer may shed light on the skin ... and a risk for a deadly form a cancer with virtually no effective treatment.
The pink ribbons adorn the city. Awash in pink, these images reflect the awareness for a cancer that...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Prevention Tips:
Choose a broad-spectrum, UVA/UVB sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher.
Generously apply sunscreen a half-hour before going outdoors.
Fully cover all exposed areas of the face, neck, head and body.
| Sep 22, 2010
It's a three part treatment that uses an acid, a laser, and a blue light to help turn back time, and prevent skin cancer.
The Levulan Kerastick, or PPIX, was FDA approved in 1999 for the treatment of Actinic Keratoses, those pre-cancerous thick, scaly...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:36 PM
Q: Can you settle an argument I'm having with my husband? I'm pregnant and he's concerned that Magi, our 7-year-old cat, is going to scratch the baby. Magi has never scratched anyone, at least not intentionally. I got Magi three years before I married...