breast cancer

Healthy College Lifestyles Can Help Women Prevent Breast Cancer Decades LaterBreast cancer is rare among college age women, but lifestyle choices made during those years could be lifesaving far into the future.
Scientists Say Blood Test Could Predict Breast Cancer Relapse Before Tumors FormBritish scientists say they’ve developed a blood test for breast cancer that could predict a relapse months before tumors form again.
Survey: Young Breast Cancer Survivors Make Treatment Choices Based On Fertility ConcernsA new survey finds young breast cancer survivors are making treatment decisions based on concerns about having children.
Komen, Philadelphia Police Celebrate Funds Raised For Breast CancerKomen Philadelphia teamed up with the Philadelphia Police Department on Tuesday to honor Team Pink Cuffs, a group of Philly cops that have raised thousands to cure breast cancer.
Free Mammograms Offered At 6th Annual BreastFest In GermantownFree mammograms and speakers about breast health were some of the highlights Wednesday at the sixth annual BreastFest in Germantown.
Women Unaware Of High Risk For Lung CancerLung cancer causes more deaths among US women than colon, breast, and pancreatic cancer combined.
CDC: Many Americans Are Not Getting The Recommended Cancer ScreeningsThe CDC says about one-fourth of eligible women are not up-to-date with breast cancer screenings, and about two in five adults are not getting the recommended test for colorectal cancer.
Health: New Technology Helps Doctors Uncover Breast Cancer That Can Be Difficult To DetectWomen with dense breasts, and there are millions, have an increased risk of cancer because detection can be difficult.
Local Woman Turns To Mentors During Breast Cancer JourneyAmong the women wearing pink, which denotes the warriors in the fight, will be 52-year-old Karen Refsynder of North Wales. This Race for the Cure will be her first. She was diagnosed in December, 2014.
There's A New Tool To Screen For Breast Cancer In Women At Higher Risk At Holy Redeemer Health SystemMammograms can miss cancer in women with dense breast tissue. A machine called A-bus - the Automated Breast Ultrasound System - is now being used at Holy Redeemer Health System.
Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer DiagnosisActress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Screening For Cancer Is CriticalWhen should cancer screening - like mammograms and colonoscopies - be done? Here are some guidelines.