Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.
When 41-year-old Ivanna Vidal learned in 2013 that she carried the mutation for the BRCA2 gene, she knew she had an increased risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer. She had herself tested because of her family’s extensive breast cancer history.
Project CARE is a breast cancer wellness program designed specifically for black women who have breast cancer. The goal of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s research program is “cope, adapt, renew and empower”, which is what “CARE” stands for. Project CARE is the first project of its kind to be funded by the National Institutes of Health. We focus on how the program works and why it is so successful.
Keeping women’s health issues front and center is important all year round, but particularly in October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The mission of the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund is to provide money for care that might otherwise be unattainable for women to get screened, and if necessary, treated. We focus on the organization, what it does, and its awareness event “Flock the Block”.
Downtown Miami was a sea of pink Saturday morning for the 19th annual Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure.”
Downtown Miami will be a sea of pink Saturday morning for the 19th annual Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure.”
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month And CBS4 is a sponsor of the Komen Race for the Cure.We will talk about the race, as well as about the work Komen is doing. We also talk to the Executive Director for Susan G. Komen South Florida, Cathy McCarthy and Beth Armstrong – Breast Cancer Survivor and a member of Team FPL Turkey Point in this year’s race.
Miami Heat fans get ready to put on your red, white and – pink.
There are lots of thoughts on breast cancer but one expert helped debunk some myths and misconceptions.
Moms, like most women, are such loving caretakers, most often putting everyone else’s needs before their own. This Mother’s Day we spotlight the efforts of one woman, a doctor, who is helping to turn the tables and go on the offensive in the fight against breast cancer. It led her to investigate the world of Ayurvedic medicine. We focus on the latest on these types of treatments that originated in India thousands of years ago.