Tag: breast cancer

Take control of your breast health

Take control of your breast health

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month but taking control of your breast health is more than a one-month commitment. This
An Emotional Journey Navigating Breast Cancer

An Emotional Journey Navigating Breast Cancer

Three years ago, Sherrel discovered a lump during her self-breast exam. “I really wasn’t worried about it, which is crazy
Don’t Be Dense about Dense Breasts

Don’t Be Dense about Dense Breasts

Not all breasts are created equal. Girls learn this at puberty, and women re-learn it all the time, thanks to
Early Detection is Critical

Early Detection is Critical

Karen Rowe was a healthy, active mother of three, with no risk factors or family history of breast cancer. Like
Overcoming a Simultaneous Breast Cancer and Heart Disease Diagnosis

Overcoming a Simultaneous Breast Cancer and Heart Disease Diagnosis

Carole seemed to be the picture of health. She and her husband John worked out regularly and led a full
Breast Cancer Q&A: Advances in Breast Reconstruction

Breast Cancer Q&A: Advances in Breast Reconstruction

Breast cancer awareness may be stronger than ever, thanks to the popular pink takeover of October. That’s a good thing.
Out at Sea She Discovered a Lump in Her Breast

Out at Sea She Discovered a Lump in Her Breast

Gerry and her husband Larry were on an extended sailing trip off the coast of South Carolina when she noticed
What I Wish Every Woman Knew About Her Breasts

What I Wish Every Woman Knew About Her Breasts

A Health Hub Q&A with Dr. Megan Baker. Dr. Megan Baker with Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Breast Surgery leads
Why We Dig 3-D

Why We Dig 3-D

Mammograms save lives. 3D Mammography saves MORE lives. Enough said. If a picture can say a thousand words, imagine if
The Busy Person’s Guide to Health Screenings

The Busy Person’s Guide to Health Screenings

When? Where? How Often? Teeth cleaned every six months – check. Hair cut every six to eight weeks – got
Jessica and Meghan, Breast Cancer Survivors

Jessica and Meghan, Breast Cancer Survivors

Jessica and Meghan are survivors. They both battled breast cancer at a young age and with a lot of courage
Christina, Breast Cancer Survivor

Christina, Breast Cancer Survivor

When Christina found out she had breast cancer she knew she needed to find a doctor and a team she