Male Breast Cancer Patient Highlights Importance Of Catching Disease EarlyOne Baltimore County man is hoping his story will serve as another reminder after he was surprised by a breast cancer diagnosis.
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Is Scheduled To Have A Double Mastectomy FridayMaya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of Elijah Cummings, announced Tuesday that she would be running to fill Maryland's 7th congressional district seat vacated by her husband when he died last month.
'Knowledge Is Power': Nurse Shares Breast Cancer Experience Ahead Of Push For MammogramsA local nurse shares her story dealing with breast cancer ahead of an annual event designed to encourage women to get a mammogram.
How To Register For A Mammogram If You Missed The MammothonOne in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, but mammograms can find cancer early, when it is most treatable.
'Cooling Cap' Lets Some Cancer Patients Keep Their Hair While Going Through ChemotherapyA new device may allow some cancer patients to keep their hair during chemotherapy treatment.
'Be Positive' | Baltimore Breast Cancer Survivor Encourages Support For Making Strides Walk SundayMore than 1.2 million of those people raise more than $60 million for the American Cancer Society- all a part of a goal to beat this, to unite the fighters as one.
Sign Up For The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast CancerMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives from breast cancer. It's a part of WJZ's community commitment.
What You Need To Know About Genetic Testing For BRCAMaybe you’ve heard about genetic testing for diseases and wondered: What does that mean? Should I do it? What do the results mean? Here’s what you need to know.
Morning People May Have A Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer, Says StudySleep traits could be a risk factor for breast cancer, new research suggests. Women who said they preferred to get out of bed early were found to have a lower risk of breast cancer than those who stay up late.
Drug Extends Life Of Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer, Study SaysYounger women suffering from a common form of advanced breast cancer have experienced significantly improved survival rates when treated with a drug that targets cancer cells, according to the findings of an international clinical trial.
A California Teacher On Medical Leave For Breast Cancer Has To Pay For Her SubstituteA San Francisco teacher who is on medical leave has to worry about more than just battling breast cancer.
New Recommendations Say Most Women Don't Need Yearly MammogramsThe American College of Physicians said for some women, they should get mammograms less frequently than every year or every other year.
All Breast Cancer Patients Should Get Genetic Testing, Surgeons SayBarriers to genetic testing need to fall as knowledge of inherited cancer risks grow, surgeons say.
When The Diagnosis Is Breast Cancer, It May Be Hard To Focus On Anything ElseNevertheless, doctors and patients dealing with that health crisis need to keep another crucial factor in mind as well: the heart
Breast Cancer Testing Guidelines Out Of Date, Missing Genetic Screening, Says StudyThe current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss as many patients with hereditary cancers as they find, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.