| Nov 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
October 29th was a night to honor breast cancer survivors and hockey family/friends currently battling it. YHC extended an invitation so both home and visiting …...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:33 PM
By Susan J. White NorthShore University HealthSystem While a myriad of activities and media coverage draw attention to breast cancer awareness, there are still some …...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Posted by Monique Garcia at 9:02 p.m. CARBONDALE â Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican state Sen. Bill Brady clashed on taxes and jobs Thursday night during a debate in southern Illinois. With less than three weeks before the Nov.......
| Sep 30, 2010
Second opinions are a must! At my annual mammogram, a small spot was found in my left breast. The breast surgeon performed a physical exam and ultrasound. The surgeon explained the spot was too small to do a needle aspiration, if done, it could split...
| Sep 30, 2010
In October 1993, I felt a large mass in my right breast. I went to my family doctor who ordered a mammogram and ultrasound. The doctor that did the testing said that the mass was not showing a definitive shape. She sent me for a biopsy which confirmed...
| Oct 10, 2010
There was a sea of pink at City Park Sunday morning. Thousands of people gathered to make strides against breast cancer. Among the crowd ABC26 News Reporter Vanessa Bolano.
All of us have tough days, but for many of these people life has thrown an...
| May 5, 2010
1 in 8 women will be affected by Breast Cancer in their life.
Doctor's at Penn State Hershey Breast Center are reminding women that early detection is key. They recommend that women have an annual Mammogram starting at age 40. If you have a first...
| May 10, 2010
" Breast cancer" is one of the scariest pairs of words a woman can hear. Perhaps that is why so many women opt for the most drastic treatment, a double mastectomy, even when doctors detect a tiny mass that may never cause symptoms. Part of the problem...
| May 13, 2010
Screening for breast cancer isn't like looking for a needle in a haystack. It's harder. It's like looking for needles in a big field of haystacks, where some of the haystacks have needles, while most don't, but you don't know which are which, so you...
| Jun 1, 2010
Rhonda McCartt was in shock when a mammogram and biopsy revealed precancerous cells in her breast.
In the past, such a diagnosis would have been a signal to wait and worry, with close monitoring to see whether the cells became cancerous. These days, as...
| Jun 23, 2010
Mammography is one of the best tools for detecting breast cancer. The current technology utilizes two-dimensional imaging to see through breast tissue and fat, but it is not always accurate.
"One of the problems we have as breast imagers is when we...
| Mar 23, 2011
When it came to figuring out what would entice more women to come in for mammograms, administrators at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines took their cue from a sister hospital and went with free manicures.
St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago's...