| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Officials from the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center in Windber held their fifth annual Tribute to Survivors event on Sunday at the center.
Center director Patty Felton said the event is held to honor breast cancer survivors who have been treated at the...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 1:34 PM
“I hear that the GOP are all up in arms because Joe Biden appeared to be laughing at some of Paul Ryan’s grandiose claims last night. Did their poor little puppy get his feelings hurt?”
— Chambersburg, Pa.
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Thirty-eight thought-provoking women’s undergarments were on display Friday night at Robinwood Professional Center for the 2012 John R. Marsh Cancer Center Designer Cup Challenge.
More than 100 tickets were sold for the event and a silent auction...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:12 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research suggests that starting breast cancer screening at age 40 might be worthwhile for some women who have a higher-than-average risk of the disease, for example because their mother had cancer.
Researchers and cancer...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Editor's note: A previous version of this story listed incorrect dates and location for the 2012 Lincoln County Relay for Life event. The event is June 8-9 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds.
Mary Ann May and Judy Atwood Jones are both breast cancer...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The Tacoma Breast Cancer Resource Center is a place that offered free support services, information, classes — even wigs — where women were taught to fight the disease. But now the center is having to fight to survive itself.
Since the middle...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:50 AM
During the budget battles in Washington in the spring of 2011, a liberal group produced an ad featuring an elderly woman in a wheelchair being pushed through a park by a man in a suit and tie, while America the Beautiful plays in the background and...
| Sep 4, 2012
Sara Brice was breezing through life---until a couple of years ago until she was informed she had dense breasts.
"My doctor mentioned it to me and at that point I'd been called back for an ultrasound and a biopsy," Sara said.
Fast-forward to present day...
| 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...
| Sep 13, 2012
Cancer is running out of places to hide. A new blood test can ferret out a single cancer cell tucked away among a billion healthy cells. Radiologists are using crystal-clear 3-D mammograms to find suspicious spots and lumps that they never could have seen...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:06 PM
This information comes from Karen Remley, state health commissioner:
"The General Assembly unanimously passed HB83/SB544 this session. The legislation amends the Code of Virginia to require that all mammogram reports include specific information on...