| Sep 15, 2011
| 1:54 PM
When Aridhana Tiwari's mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in December, Tiwari wanted to do something, anything, to help.
The Orlando-based writer-director quickly turned to her craft.
"I feel like art is very healing," Tiwari said. "As an artist,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:16 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Latinos were less likely than whites to get screened for colon cancer in a new study from California — and much less likely when both groups had a family history of the disease.
However, results from a telephone survey...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:44 AM
Myth: All breast lumps are cancerous.
Fact: 8 out of 10 breast lumps are benign (not cancerous).
Myth: Only women get breast cancer.
Fact: The annual estimate for men who will be diagnosed with breast cancer is 2,140, and the number of men who will die...
| Sep 22, 2011
American Cancer Society: cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer
Breast cancer overview, detailed guide, treatment decision tool, news, research and prevention. Includes local office locator.
Discussion boards, blog,...
| Sep 22, 2011
Breast cancer unites women of all color and creed under a common banner of hope. But not all breasts are created equal.
Different minority populations, as well as subgroups within those populations, face distinct challenges and risk factors when it comes...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 7:30 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The Hoag Hospital Breast Care Center unveiled new 3-D mammography technology Wednesday that will enable doctors to detect cancer in dense breast tissue.
The Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) is the first of its kind in the state....
| Nov 21, 2011
Michelle Smiths knows the devastation of losing a loved one to a terrible illness. Three women in her family died after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
"I know what that kind of pain and grief feels like," said the Rockwall mother.
| Nov 16, 2011
It’s been a tough autumn for the nation’s new health care law, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act inside the Beltway and as “Obamacare” everywhere else.
First, a new report on employer-provided health...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:30 PM
Corona del Mar's UPS driver Athena Lewis is recovering from surgery for breast cancer, but hopes to return to work in the new year.
"That's my route," Lewis said in an interview from Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach. "That belongs to me. They can't give...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Last month, Kelly Conboy of Frederick, Md., heard the words: "You have breast cancer."
On Saturday, three of Conboy's riding friends and more than 60 others saddled up for Ride the Trail to a Cure, an 8 1/2-mile horse ride through Michaux State Forest...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Evelyn H. Lauder, Senior Corporate Vice President of The Estée Lauder Companies, launched The Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in 1992 to raise awareness about the importance of breast health and early detection, and to raise...
| Oct 1, 2011
Last October during a routine visit to my primary care physician, Dr. Lillian Beer, she found a lump. Dr. Beer sent me for a mammogram at Coral Springs Medical Center. I was then referred to another doctor who continued with a series of medical exams....