| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Already a breast cancer survivor before her 30th birthday, Lauren Wakefield knows she's one of the lucky ones.
"I found a lump one day and went in probably within the next two weeks after that," the 27-year-old wedding photographer said. "From the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:42 PM
SOUTH BEND -- When it comes to cancer screenings, ignorance is not bliss.
Knowledge and discussions with one's doctor can help a person decide which tests are right and when, five local physicians said Wednesday night during a panel discussion at Indiana...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 12:32 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening women over 65 each year for breast cancer doesn't catch any more early tumors - but it does lead to more false positives - than screening every other year, according to a new study.
The findings are based on more...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:41 AM
With all the talk about breast cancer, you’re bound to hear a few things that simply aren’t true. So, in an effort to help keep you informed, We’ve compiled a list of the most common myths about breast cancer that patients ask about....
| Jan 25, 2013
I'm ticked off at so many people who don't know how to take part in a conversation and/or be good listeners.
Why is it a doctor has to prescribe a mammography before a woman can get this preventive service? I don't have a doctor. I can't afford a...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:33 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Health care workers may not always "practice what they preach" when it comes to keeping up to date with cancer screenings, maintaining a healthy weight and not smoking, a new study suggests.
Researchers found people surveyed...
| Dec 30, 2012
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is bottling and selling its Signature Steak Sauce, Meyer Lemon Cocktail Sauce and Herbed Ketchup.
The 12-ounce sauces cost $6 and are available in...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 5:05 PM
During his tenure in Congress, John P. Murtha fought to improve health care for military personnel and their families.
On Monday his efforts will be immortalized with the naming of the John P. Murtha Cancer Center at the Walter Reed National...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:45 PM
BRAWLEY — In what some are calling a railroad extravaganza, Valley resident and model railroad enthusiast Joel Shank will be opening the doors to his railroad wonderland Saturday to raise money for a good cause.
After being recognized in Railroad...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 7:26 AM
After a lump scare in my mid-20s, I learned that all lumps are not the C-word, and it’s totally OK to get to second base with yourself, but getting to second with a woman donning a lab coat and a sick sense of humor is even better!
So, it turned...
| Oct 2, 2012
PIX11's Stephanie Tsoflias learns about 3D Mammography (also referred to as breast tomosynthesis), a revolutionary new screening technology that has been referred to as "the future of Breast Cancer detection" and a "breakthrough in Breast Cancer...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:02 AM
It takes seconds for Dr. Laurie Margolies to detect breast cancer. As the chief of imaging at the Dubin Breast Cancer Center at Mt. Sinai Hospital, she analyzes patients mammograms every day.
"It's saving lives every single day," said Margolies.