| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Komen Maryland counts on Race for the Cure to pay for programs and support services related to breast cancer, but as the date for the 20th annual event approaches the group is facing steep declines in the number of people signed up and the amount of money...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Landlocked in downtown Baltimore and unable to bear the weight of more floors, the Baltimore VA Medical Center has expanded inward.
The seven-story building, which occupies a city block on Greene Street between Baltimore and Fayette streets, has enclosed...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 8:22 AM
It is well documented that African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to have a more aggressive type of the disease that kills them, but why remains a mystery.
The answers may be found one day soon, as researchers focus more on the genetic...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:26 AM
How many children have you had, and did you wait until after 30 to have the first one? Do you have more than one drink a day? Did you get your period before you were 12? Do you exercise? Have a low-fat, high-fiber diet? Did you breast-feed?
Do you work...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:23 AM
When I was in college, about 20 years ago, my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was 72 years old.
The lump was found during a mammogram, a followup to one six months earlier, which obviously showed something doctors wanted to watch....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:50 AM
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there will be plenty of reminders, activities and educational opportunities throughout Harford County.
Harford's observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets started this Friday evening,...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Nearly 3,600 people ran or walked in the rainy and slippery inaugural Susan G. Komen breast cancer race in Ocean City Sunday, despite early concerns that a controversy involving Planned Parenthood could hurt attendance.
Breast cancer survivors, their...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:15 AM
I'm sure that Baltimore Ravens fans noticed the pink cleats, gloves, wristbands, sideline caps and other equipment the team sported during October. I want to let the community know that the Ravens were much more than "pretty in pink" during National...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:21 AM
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendation against routine use of a blood test that can offer early detection of prostate cancer has led to puzzlement and anger. The reaction has been similar to that following the group's suggestion two...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 12:28 PM
While the country is awash in pink, the Harford County Health Department reminds the public to take action during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Harford County throughout October.
Registered nurse Elaine Krajewski, cancer prevention services director...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Florida Hospital and Shepherd’s Hope are teaming up to offer free and low-cost screening mammograms and bone mineral density tests to women in the community this Monday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The hospital’s Mobile Wellness Unit...
| Dec 1, 2013
The breast density law is spreading like wildfire, having passed in states with Republican and Democrat governors.
This is certainly good news for democracy. It shows that popular opinion still matters. It also shows that science stands little chance...