| May 16, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Editor's note: A previous version of this story listed incorrect dates and location for the 2012 Lincoln County Relay for Life event. The event is June 8-9 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds.
Mary Ann May and Judy Atwood Jones are both breast cancer...
| May 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The Tacoma Breast Cancer Resource Center is a place that offered free support services, information, classes — even wigs — where women were taught to fight the disease. But now the center is having to fight to survive itself.
Since the middle...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 6:50 AM
During the budget battles in Washington in the spring of 2011, a liberal group produced an ad featuring an elderly woman in a wheelchair being pushed through a park by a man in a suit and tie, while America the Beautiful plays in the background and...
| Sep 4, 2012
Sara Brice was breezing through life---until a couple of years ago until she was informed she had dense breasts.
"My doctor mentioned it to me and at that point I'd been called back for an ultrasound and a biopsy," Sara said.
Fast-forward to present day...
| Sep 13, 2012
Cancer is running out of places to hide. A new blood test can ferret out a single cancer cell tucked away among a billion healthy cells. Radiologists are using crystal-clear 3-D mammograms to find suspicious spots and lumps that they never could have seen...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 12:06 PM
This information comes from Karen Remley, state health commissioner:
"The General Assembly unanimously passed HB83/SB544 this session. The legislation amends the Code of Virginia to require that all mammogram reports include specific information on...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:42 AM
A fairy tale is a children’s story depicting magical creatures, heroes, triumph and happy endings. There are a lot of fairy tale stories in real life, too — not with magical creatures but with their own heroes, triumphs and happy endings....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Thursday's decision shot down the provision that allowed individual states to give more money to Medicaid recipients.
Catherine Fitzgerald a current Medicaid recipient and Danville resident, has been around the health care block so to speak.
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Sol Reyes Roberts is a five-year survivor of breast cancer.
But before her diagnosis in January 2007, she had already given back to breast cancer research. She began running in the Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure in 2004 with Latinas...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Breast cancer touches most people's lives in one way or another. But for one Burien family, the span of cancer's touch was larger than anyone could have predicted.
Doctors diagnosed Nancy Merrill with breast cancer in 2003 when she was 41 years old....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Mary Shallcross is positioned in the 3D digitial mamography machine to have
breast tomosynthesis at the Women's Imaging Center at Memorial Regional
Hospital in Hollywood. Photo by Amy Beth Bennett.
Bringing life-like detail to a hospital near you: the...