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Study: Breast cancer could be linked to high cholesterol

British researchers say there may be a link between high cholesterol and the risk of breast cancer.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Tags: cholesterol, statins, Paula Wolfson

Tattoo artist gives nipples and 'relief' to breast cancer survivors

Most people who visit Vinnie Myers at his Finksburg, Maryland, tattoo shop aren't there to get a black-and-white skull or a colorful full sleeve. Myers' clients come to him for nipples.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 06:24am EDT

Tags: tattoo, nipples, breast reconstruction, Vinnie Myers, Rachel Nania

Washington newswomen raise awareness, support for breast cancer with NewsBabes Bash

To celebrate, support and raise awareness for survivors of breast cancer, a group of women in the news industry are banning together for the annual NewsBabes Bash for Breast Cancer.

Tuesday - 06/03/2014, 06:24pm EDT

Tags: NewsBabes, News Bash, cancer,

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: Road closures, participant information, weather

Thousands of people will flock to D.C. Saturday for the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 10:13am EDT

Tags: susan g. komen global race for the cure, race for the cure, road closures,

'Mammovan' ready to screen for breast cancer

D.C. has the highest breast cancer death rate in the country, and leading the drive to save lives is a big white van with painted pink ribbons.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 02:48am EDT

Tags: mammovan, Paula Wolfson

82-year-old breast cancer survivor prepares for 25th Race for the Cure

Jackie O'Neill, 82, lives in Georgetown, has survived breast cancer and is getting ready to run Saturday's Global Race For the Cure.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 05:10am EDT

Tags: Lori Lundin, race for the cure, Jackie O

Doctor: Put risks of breast cancer and mammograms in perspective

The director of the Breast Imaging and Interventional Center at the George Washington Medical Faculty Associates is a breast cancer survivor. She says getting a mammogram and early diagnosis can save a life.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Rachel Brem, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, cancer, Paula Wolfson

Yoga offers new weapon against cancer treatment stress

Women battling breast cancer have a new weapon: A form of exercise for the body and mind that has been around for centuries.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 05:26am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, yoga, health, cancer treatment, Jill Abelson

Yoga boosts mood, vitality in breast cancer survivors

Millions of people around the world already practice yoga, but a new study suggests that the health benefits might not just be in the eye of the beholder.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 11:54am EST

Tags: alicia lozano, yoga,

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Local boutique crowdfunds 'breast-free fashion' for cancer survivors

Fashion designer and Take 5 boutique owner Sakina Iskender never expected to be making business decisions based on an episode of TLC's "What Not to Wear."

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 11:05am EST

Tags: Take 5, Merrifield,

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