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.
They are rituals that are five thousand years old; the healing power of oil, touch and spices. Practices now enlisted into a modern-day war against breast cancer.
New research being talked about at an annual meeting of doctors in Tampa shows women with a faulty breast cancer gene might face a greater chance of rare but deadly uterine tumors despite having their ovaries removed to lower their main cancer risks.
Breast cancer, according to the Cancer Society, is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers. Saturday, hundreds of teams will walk around Marlins Park with the common goal of helping to find a cure.