False Positive Mammograms Can Delay Future Screenings, Study FindsA new study has found women who receive false positive results from mammogram screenings are less likely to be re-tested within the next year, as experts recommend they do.
Bowling For Breast Cancer: Senior Women Raise AwarenessA large women’s bowling league, compromised of African American seniors, wear each year pink bowling shirts to raise awareness of breast cancer rates among senior citizens.
4 Things You Should Know About Breast CancerDr. Laura Farrington talks with CBS 2's Marissa Bailey about risks and gives us four things women need to know about breast cancer.
Commissioner Joan Murphy Dies At 79, Fought Cancer Since 2012A Cook County commissioner for the 6th District since 2002, Murphy began her political career as the elected clerk of Crestwood in 1965, at a time when “there weren’t many women in any political office,” her son said.
Breast Cancer Survivors Pursue Good Health, Team Work With Rowing GroupRecovery on Water, or ROW, began in 2008 with four rowers who were breast cancer survivors. Now, it has 60 members.
Inspired By Late Sister's Fight, Cancer Survivor Serves As Honorary Cubs Bat GirlCancer survivor Molly Oliver spent a very special day at Wrigley Field on Sunday, serving as honorary bat girl for Mother’s Day.
Controversial Approach Calls For Delaying Treatment For Some Forms Of Breast CancerAs Roseanne Tellez reports, there's a new approach called watchful waiting.
Meet Chicago's 'Cancer Queen Of Comedy'The Chicago office manager was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer in 2010. That was on a Wednesday. By Monday, doctors had removed her left breast.
American Cancer Society Revises Mammogram RecommendationsFor the first time in 12 years the American Cancer Society updated mammogram guidelines and the changes are a bit surprising.
Breast-Cancer Foundation Raises Millions, Marks 30 YearsIt started with Lynn Sage in 1985, WBBM's Lisa Fielding reports.
Giant Bra On Michigan Avenue Drawing Attention To Fight Against Breast CancerAdvocate Health Care’s 16-foot “Support Bra” on Pioneer Plaza, next to the Tribune Tower, stands like a beacon. Advocate is donating $1 to the American Cancer Society for every photo of the “Support Bra” tagged with #SupportYourGirls on Twitter or Instagram all month long, up to a total of $5,000.
Study Backs Test In Identifying Breast Cancer Patients Who Can Avoid ChemoA new study with a local connection shows a test accurately identifies many women with early-stage cancer who can safely skip chemotherapy. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.