breast cancer

In this edition of Healthy Ever After, Erica Campbell talks about the battle against breast cancer. She talks about women’s tendency to put themselves last, leaving such a dangerous disease unchecked. Chances are, she says, you know somebody who has breast cancer. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Erica talks about the steps we […]

Avon Foundation for Women data found that nationally Black women were 43 percent more likely to die from this disease.

Here's an instructional video on how to check yourself for breast cancer.

Paulette Leaphart his finally arrived in Washington D.C. after setting out on a mission to walk from Biloxi, Mississipi, to the Nation’s Capitol to talk about health care reform and raise breast cancer awareness. The breast cancer survivor set foor in D.C. on June 27, just under two months from the day she left home […]

Grilling and eating BBQ in my household was a part of life. It was a rights-of-passage for the young men in the family to show that they are growing up. Men across the country love to grill. There are shows, restaurants, competitions and big money competitions all dedicated to the art of grilling. A growing […]

Devon Still and his daughter, Leah, not only share a special father-daughter bond, they have millions of people rooting for them. Now that Leah has successfully battled cancer, Still and his fiancee, Asha Joyce, are moving full steam ahead with their wedding plans. The couple’s plans were put on hold to deal with Leah’s medical […]

On the surface of Julius “Dr. J” Erving, you may only see his 30,026 career points, his 10,525 rebounds and the countless poster highlights including his famous cradle left reverse layups. But there is a side that many NBA fans knew little about. Each time Erving took the court, he did so with disease on […]

Like many girls her age, Lauren LaRay could spend her free time playing in her hair or cutting Barbie a fly bob (oh, I’m the…

While many of us were rooting on our favorite team during Thanksgiving, one family was giving thanks for being cancer free. “Thanks for all the…

Can we talk? Like, really talk? About breasts! Breast cancer awareness isn’t just reserved for October. Practicing great breast health is a lifestyle and the…

Every family has a health story and in Jacqueline Sheppard’s family cancer is a running theme. For the 38-year-old Maryland mother it’s hard for her…

In a move sure to befuddle women — and anger some breast cancer survivors — the American Cancer Society has issued new guidelines saying less…