Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 'The Standard Mammogram Is Missing 50% Of Breast Cancer Diagnoses'October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and here are a few tips from an expert for women of all ages to keep in mind.
Identical Twins In N.J. Battle Identical Breast Cancer TogetherCBS 2's Vanessa Murdock details an unbelievable story about two identical twin sisters battling the same exact breast cancer together.
Mobile Mammograms: Project Renewal's 'ScanVan' Helps Underserved Women With Breast Cancer ScreeningsIt's called the "ScanVan," a mobile mammography unit that's on the road 240 days a year, traveling to medically underserved communities in all five boroughs and Long Island.
American Cancer Society Announces Drive-Thru Fundraiser At Jones Beach, Long Island's Largest Breast Cancer Awareness Event Adjusts To PandemicBreast cancer awareness is critical every year and every month, of course. But, many women have put off their mammograms, or even cancer treatments, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Komen Connection: 30th Race For The Cure Goes Virtual During Pandemic, Support Needed 'More Than Ever'The sounds of excitement, drive and dedication to finding a breast cancer cure may not be heard in Central Park this weekend, but they'll certainly be heard online.
Komen Connection: Doctors Urge Women To Get Breast Screenings Now, Don't Wait For Pandemic To EndIt's not just breast screenings that shouldn't be delayed; it's also colonoscopies, PSA test for prostate cancer, even skin cancer checks are all still important and should not be put off.
Komen Connection: Caroline Plank On Life After Double MastectomyShe’s a woman on a mission to not just share her story, but show that even after undergoing a double mastectomy, living a healthy active life is possible.
Komen Connection: Orisel Bejaran On The Importance Of Being Your Own Health AdvocateA surprise breast cancer diagnosis proved to be no match for a young Washington Heights woman.
Komen Connection: Queens Woman Creates Head Wrap Company To Help Others Feel Confident After Hair LossWith cancer trying to take control of her life, she decided she was going to control the hair loss that comes with chemo.
Actress Kelly Preston Dies At 57 After Battle With Breast CancerPreston’s husband, actor John Travolta, shared a tribute to Instagram on Sunday, where he confirmed the news of her death.
Doctors To Women Needing Routine Mammograms But Worried About Coronavirus: Our Hospitals Are SafeThe coronavirus pandemic has caused a major drop off in routine cancer screenings like mammograms that are supposed to be performed annually for many women.
Artificial Intelligence Giving Doctors A Second Opinion To Detect Breast CancerUsing computer artificial intelligence is offering some exciting news about better early detection of breast cancer.
In Rare Move, Surgeons Use Love Handles For Cancer Survivor's Breast Reconstruction SurgeryThere's a different kind of progress against cancer, improving the appearance of cancer survivors.
Two Potentially Breakthrough Drugs Off New Hope To People With Advanced Breast CancerOne is able to reach tumors that have spread to the brain. The other has been described as a guided missile, a drug that's able to bring chemotherapy directly to the cancer cell.
Could Hair Dye And Straighteners Increase A Woman's Risk For Breast Cancer?The Sister Study found that women who dyed their hair were 9% more likely to develop breast cancer than women who did not color their hair.