American Cancer Society Says Start Mammograms At 45, Not 40The American Cancer Society is revising its advice on when women should start getting mammograms and how often.
3D Mammograms Now Covered By Insurance In PennsylvaniaWhen it comes to screening for breast cancer, some women need more than just a mammogram to get a thorough look. They get a 3D picture called tomosynthesis.
Thousands Pack Schenley Park For Annual ‘Race For The Cure’Thousands of people packed Schenley Park for the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Sunday morning.
Thousands Participate In Annual 'Race For The Cure'They walked arm-in-arm, hugging, crying and giving praise Sunday morning. Several thousand breast cancer survivors celebrated life during this year’s Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.
Women With Dense Breast Tissue At Greater Risk For Breast CancerSometimes a mammogram shows a woman's breasts are dense – a reflection of the hormone estrogen. Women who have very dense tissue are at greater risk for developing breast cancer and it can be harder for mammograms to show a tumor.
Planned Parenthood Controversy A Challenge For Race For The CureIn a little over a month, Pittsburgh has its 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. "People are still very angry and I think we've lost trust," admits Pittsburgh affiliate executive director Kathy Purcell.