- Breast Cancer
After Hodgkin’s treatment, mom fights new cancer
Crystal Law is no stranger to battling cancer.
The Adams Township woman began routine mammograms in her 20s after she was treated for Hodgkin’s disease.
Life-saving routine: Daily self-exam helped woman catch aggressive cancer early
Patti Smith of the Wilmore area is a firm believer in daily self-examinations between yearly mammograms.
She thinks the routine she performs each day during her shower may have saved her life.
‘Life didn’t end at our house’: Family helping mom get through breast cancer treatments
Richland Township resident Kathy Moran had a busy 2011.
Survivor encourages regular exams
Patricia Reese believes the best medicine for fighting breast cancer is regular examinations.
Woman maintained good attitude through her ordeal
Charlotte Allen of Johnstown has been through a great deal – including multiple surgeries on her back and neck, knee replacements, ovarian cancer as well as breast cancer.
3-D mammograms offer new screening option
At some screening centers, women are now being offered a 3-D technology that costs more and involves more radiation but may provide a better look.
Survivor made many friendships during her ‘journey’
Alice Corle says that her battle with breast cancer had two remarkable notations: The fact that it was seemingly unremarkable, and meeting other people with cancer left the largest impression on her life.
For survivor, family serves as a motivator
Theresa Will, 80, has been living life to the fullest since being diagnosed with breast cancer 26 years ago.
“There is life after cancer,” Will said on a break from cleaning her bird baths in her Amanda Street home. “And I’ve had a wonderful life.”
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