A Silver Lining Foundation In Need Of Donations During Pandemic To Continue Providing Free Breast Health ScreeningsChicago-based A Silver Lining Foundation provides breast cancer health screenings free of charge, no questions asked. Their services are even more in need right now during the COVID-19 pandemic as many are losing their jobs and health insurance.
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.
Study: 3D Mammography Increases Breast Cancer Detection A new study shows that 3D mammography can find more cancer, with fewer false positives, reports CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez.
City Expands Free Mammogram Program At Roseland HospitalThe decision to absorb a $300,000 state funding cut and bankroll a $200,000 expansion at nearly-shuttered Roseland Community Hospital is aimed at saving lives through early diagnosis.
Women Urge City To Keep Mammogram Program OpenA group of female Chicago aldermen, health care workers, and breast cancer survivors launched a campaign Thursday, to urge the Chicago Department of Public Health to halt plans to close the program that provides mammograms to thousands of women every year.
Mammogram Parties Take the Edge Off ProcedureMammograms are life-saving tests a lot of women put off because they're intimidated. But hospitals are finding new ways to make them more appealing – they’re called mammogram parties. CBS 2's Pamela Jones reports.
Huge Racial Disparity Found In Breast Cancer MortalityResearch finds hospitals in black communities don't do as good a job in early detection or treatment.