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  • Breast Self Exams: Can they really make a difference?

    Breast Self Exams: Can they really make a difference?
    In the debate over whether breast self exams work, many women ask … can they really make a difference? Can I find my own cancer? And is it worth trying? A Chicago-area woman says statistics aside, she knows her life was in her own hands, and she made a...
  • Exploring the different types of breast cancer

    Breast cancer is a universal term to describe several different cancers that form in and around the breasts. Breast cancer types are generally categorized based on where the illness begins, most often in the ducts or lobules, the parts of the female...
  • How breast implants impact breast cancer

    Breast implants appear as a solid white mass on radiographic film, obscuring some breast tissue during mammography and other preventative breast cancer screenings. Whether implants impair the ability to detect breast cancer is a commonly asked question....
  • Carla Zorovich

    Carla Zorovich
    What was it like being diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40? When I was 39 years old I felt something strange. I went and got a regular mammogram; they detected something and it was slow growing. In this case, and virtually all breast cancer cases,...
  • Yvette Kaweblum

    Yvette Kaweblum
    Grateful that a breast examination as part of a study of an automated ultrasound device led to her cancer diagnosis, Yvette Kaweblum testified at a Food and Drug Administration hearing in Washington, D.C. in April. The device was approved by the FDA...
  • Judy Asuleen

    Judy Asuleen
    Judy Asuleen, 59, director of adult and family education at the Orloff Central Agency For Jewish Education, (Orloff CAJE) in Davie, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 at the age of 53. Six years later, she reports that she feels great and...
  • Hospital's Breast Center provides screening, biopsy service

    Hospital's Breast Center provides screening, biopsy service
    Last year more than 4,000 patients passed through the doors at the Breast Center at Palms West Hospital, which has been providing full screening and biopsy service to the western communities since 2000. "We work closely with many of the surgeons out...
  • Stiletto Strut project melds art with awareness

    Stiletto Strut project melds art with awareness
    For two women, art is an integral part of life. From designing, to painting and creating, art is part of them – and, in their own ways, so is breast cancer. Plantation resident Judy Polstra has had many breast cancer scares in the last few years,...
  • Mammography benefits questioned

    Mammography benefits questioned
    In recent years many leading health organizations have advised that all women age 40 and up have an annual mammogram or be tested every two years for the presence of breast cancer. Women with a higher risk for the disease may have been told to get bi-...
  • Click here for breast cancer awareness events

    BROWARD Through October Exhibt: Stories to Share Part IV North Regional Library, Coconut Creek Guests are invited to stop by the library’s art gallery to view Susan Buzzi’s book of photographs and stories from breast cancer survivors. Call...
  • Weighing the risks and rewards of 3-D mammograms

    Weighing the risks and rewards of 3-D mammograms
    One local woman got the scare of her life when doctors found a suspicious lump in her breast. “I can only tell you that I thought my life was over,” said Toby Klausner.  “Completely over, that waiting and it was just some strange image...
  • Margaret Oathout and Ramona Young

    Margaret Oathout and Ramona Young
    The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in January is a special day for thousands of breast cancer survivors, activists, fundraisers, team captains and Warriors in Pink. This year marks the 22nd annual race, whose mission is to save lives and end breast...