Breast Cancer: A Journey For Recovery

Journey For Recovery

The billion-dollar campaign for pink is about to claim center stage. October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one of America's highest-profile and most lucrative public ...

Researchers study why breast cancer strikes white, black women differently 

Minnie Ruth Stoutamire wasn't much for physicians. Like generations of black women leery of medical experiments, hospitals making money off human suffering and coarse bedside ...

Cancer survivors' stories show strength, tell tales of learning what's truly important 

If you want a sob story, look elsewhere. Not that women don't cry when breast cancer strikes. The news can crush them, twist their lives ...

Pitt research could slow triple-negative breast cancer 

Cell research at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute could slow an especially virulent form of breast cancer that disproportionately strikes black and younger women, ...

Oncologist says dismissive, unresponsive attitude could signal need for new physician 

Darshell Bennett had just left work when her doctor dropped the bomb. She had breast cancer, he announced brusquely over the phone as she drove. A ...

Family, support groups get women through breast cancer ordeal 

Sylvia Lowery-Lewis rarely goes alone to chemotherapy. Her husband and a daughter tag along when she sits for as long as six hours with a ...

Physical trial of radiation therapy, chemo mirrored by emotional toll 

"Cure" is a loaded term in the breast-cancer world. Professionals discussing therapy typically don't use the word, said Dr. Jane M. Raymond, an oncologist at Allegheny ...