| Oct 1, 2010
At 26 years old, cancer was the last thing on my mind. I had recently had a baby and was a busy single mom. Then, on June 17th I noticed a lump in my right breast. Because my mother is a survivor I knew to call my doctor right away. I had also had the...
| Oct 3, 2010
Amanda Coronado wakes up every morning wondering whether she'll be able to walk out of her bedroom.
It's almost impossible on a bad day. The world is moving too much for her to keep her balance.
"I can't just go for a run," she said. "I can hardly...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 1:51 PM
GREER, SC -- A cancer patient says she made a divine discovery when she picked up her MRI results.
Tammie Cohrs has been diagnosed with a rare form of oral cancer.
During a recent MRI scan, Cohrs says she asked the Lord to comfort her.
| Oct 8, 2010
| 2:07 PM
During July 2009, I was planning a vacation for a family of 6 and managing a full time career – Cancer was not in those plans until a lump in my breast and a positive mammogram totally derailed the vacation and my controlled life and I became...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 2:18 PM
My name is Marchina. I was sitting at work one afternoon and noticed an uncomfortable feeling to my right breast. I found it odd, but immediately decided to pay close attention to the area that was feeling uncomfortable.
I began to rub the area, and...
| Sep 14, 2010
Henda Salmeron will never forget the moment that her doctor informed her, she had advanced breast cancer.
"I have two children and I thought about how am I going to tell them," said the 44-year old real estate agent.
Salmeron says the news about the...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 7:37 PM
Folks flying out of Gerald R. Ford International Airport should get ready for a big change passing through security: full body scanners.
The airport plans to have one machine at each of its two security checkpoints up and running by the end of August....
| Aug 11, 2010
| 10:07 AM
Nobody wants unnecessary surgery. On the other hand, who doesn't want to have more mobility and to be able to do the things they used to do? Elective orthopedic surgeries like knee arthroscopy and hip replacement tend to be very successful because they...
| Aug 3, 2010
A Maryland medical group has started treating autistic children in South Florida with shots of a drug used for chemical castration, a therapy widely panned by mainstream experts.
The group gives children the cancer drug Lupron to stop their bodies from...
| Nov 30, 2010
What if, instead of making a $10 insurance copayment for your cholesterol lowering drug, your employer provided it and other drugs to manage chronic conditions for free? What if your company also paid for weight management and smoking cessation classes?...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:59 AM
Twin X-ray machines are positioned above and beside the face of a sedated patient in the interventional radiology suite of Riverside Regional Medical Center.
These machines help Dr. Frank Sanderson fill aneurysms with thin, flexible strands of platinum,...
| Oct 20, 2010
It was once thought to control hot flashes and protect women against disease, but a new study confirmed that hormone replacement therapy can cause more harm than good.
Millions of women have undergone hormone replacement therapy -- or HRT -- to treat...