Health: Study Suggests Breast Cancer Patients Who Undergo Double Mastectomy Don’t Have Better Survival Rates
Women are getting potentially unnecessary surgery hoping to guard against breast cancer. New research says it’s happening more and more, but it’s not saving lives.
“This is Bebashi’s fifth annual Breast Fest,” said Shaina Mitchell, the Philadelphia-based black empowerment organization’s breast cancer prevention specialist.
Doctors are calling it a significant breakthrough in the battle against breast cancer.
On Sunday, May 18th, many will head to Philadelphia’s iconic Art Museum steps to say ‘om.’
Doctors with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America say the number of breast cancer diagnoses among South Asian women in the United States has gone up.
While many are celebrating the wonderful mother’s in their lives, there is another celebration of sorts, that took place at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Annual mammograms can help find the cancer early, but the screening can be uncomfortable for many women. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on how one south Jersey health system is trying to change that.
Erika von Tiehl sits down with Jen Hearn, who is battling breast cancer. She and more than 109 others on her team, “Pink House,” will be participating in the 2014 Race for the Cure.
Carrying the banner at the front of the Survivor’s Parade of Pink will be a married couple. Both are women and both are breast cancer survivors. For Kelly McCrea and Janet Kollmann, this will be their fifth survivors march together.
Lots of movies are escapist in one way or another. This one, the true story of a Toronto woman’s battle with cancer, is just the opposite.
A physician at the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Breast Cancer Coalition and Pennsylvania residents had a hand in making this gift possible.
Pat Ciarrocchi spoke to Dr. Ted Eisenberg and his wife, Joyce, who are the authors of a new book on breast reconstructive surgery following cancer.
The 11th annual Komen Philadelphia Sisters for The Cure Breast Health Education and Celebration took place at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown on Saturday.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.
The study is looking at the role of diet and how it affects women with early stage breast cancer as they undergo radiation treatment.