About a month ago, Dorothy Nelson fell down three times during the course of two days, so she says her treatment must be working.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for a treatment to be used before surgery in people with HER2-Positive early stage breast cancer.
Six-year breast cancer survivor, 63-year-old Kathy Thompson, selflessly serves the community by offering helpful post-recovery information for women who have gone through breast cancer.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Globally, this disease is diagnosed every 29 seconds and every 69 seconds someone dies from breast cancer. Men are not spared by this disease; over 2,000 men will be diagnosed this year and approximately 400 will die. Each year in Arizona about 4,660 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 790 die.
This year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Tucson will be held on Oct. 27 at the Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way.
Unfortunately, too many of us know someone - a family member, friend or colleague - who is affected by breast cancer. In fact, breast cancer accounts for nearly one in three cancers diagnosed in U.S. women, according to the American Cancer Society.