| 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...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:42 AM
A fairy tale is a children’s story depicting magical creatures, heroes, triumph and happy endings. There are a lot of fairy tale stories in real life, too — not with magical creatures but with their own heroes, triumphs and happy endings....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
When Selena Doyle’s mammogram test results came back inconclusive last August, she first thought she would just have to take the test again.
“The year before, my mom’s test came back inconclusive, so I thought no big deal....,”...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Thursday's decision shot down the provision that allowed individual states to give more money to Medicaid recipients.
Catherine Fitzgerald a current Medicaid recipient and Danville resident, has been around the health care block so to speak.
| Jan 15, 2012
| 11:54 PM
BRAWLEY — Mike Rodriguez drove up to the front of Hacienda Market here, handing off two tickets to the waiting women carrying out about 250 meals.
The Brawley resident picked up two plates full of steak, potatoes, bread, salad and a cookie to top...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:58 PM
For Cathryn Tatusko, a regular mammogram failed to reveal her breast cancer. She was diagnosed five months later, and now the Annandale resident is working to give other women the information they might need to make an early diagnosis.
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
| Feb 2, 2012
The decision by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation to withdraw funds from Planned Parenthood will not affect breast cancer screenings in Illinois, but the rift has forced some supporters to take sides, a move that ultimately could impact donations...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Sol Reyes Roberts is a five-year survivor of breast cancer.
But before her diagnosis in January 2007, she had already given back to breast cancer research. She began running in the Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure in 2004 with Latinas...