Like Angelina Jolie, Chicago Woman with BRCA1 Gene Opts for Preventative SurgeryLast march, Lincoln Park's Erin Kerewich, mother of two, felt a lump in her breast. It wasn't cancer, but shortly thereafter, she got news that gave her a lump in her throat.
Mother Of Terminal Cancer Patient Organizes 'Pay It Forward Day'If someone pays for your coffee today or leaves you a nice note on your car, it might be thanks to a west suburban woman with cancer.
Gene Flaws Common In Blacks With Breast CancerAfrican American women have higher rates of breast cancer at younger ages, and their survival rates are lower than white women. Now researchers might have an idea why.
More Women At High Risk Of Breast Cancer Choosing Double MastectomiesIt's an extreme decision, but a potentially life-saving one. More and more women who find out they're at high risk for developing breast cancer are having surgery to remove their breasts.