breast cancer

Volunteers needed for Hot Pink Fun Run

The Placer Breast Cancer Endowment is currently seeking community volunteers for its annual Hot Pink Fun Run. The event, which is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 21 at the Fountains at ...

Take charge and reduce your breast cancer risks

When it comes to our health, no one likes to be surprised. Cancer can strike anyone at any age and breast cancer is most common among women. Although most abnormalities detected ...

GEMS teacher's aide battling cancer

Lisa Miller says she misses her “little monsters” at Glen Edwards Middle School. Miller, 47, is a teacher’s aide at the school, where she worked in Lori Reitman’s classro ...

New smart drugs target cancer cells

Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women, with an estimated 175,000 new cases diagnosed each year. But there’s good news: It’s also one of the most tre ...

Get a mammogram for you and your family

I got my first mammogram last Thursday after my daughters urged me to take better care of myself. Even though I dread anything related to cancer, I put off having this X-Ray for ...

October is breast cancer awareness month

Research suggests that general health habits play a role in helping reduce the risk of breast cancer. Below are tips for keeing healthy. Get a yearly mammogram While it’s tr ...