| 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.
| 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 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,&...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2009
Massage has healing powers--both physical and emotional--for breast cancer patients. Though it can't slow or reverse the progression of cancer, it has proven effects of reducing discomfort and leveling mood swings in women, reducing fatigue and pumping up...
| Oct 12, 2009
Breast cancer survivors have traditionally been discouraged from everyday lifting such as carrying around their children or toting groceries. However, pumping up, often feared by women following breast cancer surgery, may be just what they need....