| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:49 PM
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Hollye Jacobs felt like she lost her health, her breasts and her mind. But when she finished with radiation and started settling in at home, she was hit with another loss: She missed having treatment.
| May 31, 2012
| 7:15 PM
It's a common misconception that skin cancer can just be removed and the patient will easily go on after that. While that can happen, it isn’t always the case.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and as a part of our partnership with Little Red Door...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:01 PM
ELKHART - Center for Hospice Care is conducting a Summer Grief Forum, a series of educationally focused sessions featuring speakers who will share important information and answer questions. Each session is from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Monday, July 15 ...
| Feb 14, 2012
It would not be out of character for actress, dancer and choreographer Zina Bethune to stop her car for an injured animal, say those who knew her.
Bethune, 66, a former New York City Ballet soloist and the founder of a Los Angeles multimedia dance and...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Zina Bethune, the dancer, actress and advocate for disabled children, has died at 66....
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:57 AM
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 1999 at age 27. At the time, I had a 1 1/2-year-old daughter, Amber. I had no family history of breast cancer.
After having a clean bill of health from a physical two weeks before, I found a large lump...
| Jun 5, 2011
| 4:50 AM
Yvonne Gallimore, a 770-pound woman, has struggled against lymphedema for 17 years. About two weeks ago Gallimore was admitted to the hospital for a leg infection. Medical crews had to tear through a wall of her Section 8 apartment in order to transport...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:19 PM
A local woman, who lost her daughter to breast cancer, is now helping all women battling the disease.
From her computer, Bonnie Julius is giving the ladies their identity back; that makes her this week's FOX43 "Your Hero."
From wigs to massages,...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Local surgeons are cautiously optimistic about a new study that finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not need a procedure that has long been routine: Removal of all cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit.
“This is a major change,&...
| Feb 13, 2011
Strength training has strong-armed its way beyond the realm of bodybuilding.
A growing body of research shows that working out with weights has health benefits beyond simply bulking up one's muscles and strengthening bones. Studies are finding that...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 10:58 AM
A new study suggests a less invasive breast cancer surgery is just as effective as more extensive surgery for certain patients. The sentinel procedure removes only the sentinel node: the first lymph node where the cancer would likely spread.
| Oct 14, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Six years later, WFTV-Ch. 9 anchor breast cancer survivor Vanessa Echols is sharing a picture of her hair loss after chemotherapy. “People say that was really bold. I say, ‘Thanks, but it's part of the journey' — the cold hard facts of...