Monday, March 10, 2014 7:30 am
Heather Godina always knew she wanted to complete a triathlon. She had experience in two-thirds of the event heading into her 29th birthday, with a strong background in swimming and two full marathons under her belt, so it wasn’t unimaginable to add a bicycle to the equation.
Friday, March 7, 2014 5:45 am
HERE: Bosom Buddies of Arizona support group
Thursday, February 27, 2014 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON — For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.
Friday, January 31, 2014 9:00 am
In 2007, Marlies Mercil was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her radiation treatments, she took up beading as a way of passing time and keeping her mind occupied. She has been in remission for the last seven years, and her jewelry designs have taken off.
Saturday, November 2, 2013 2:14 pm
The Desert Vista freshman football team decided they wanted some real action against cancer.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 9:46 pm
If only cancer research was so efficient, well-rounded and exacting then families throughout the world wouldn’t be devastated as they are way too often these days.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 3:30 pm
The event seemingly gets bigger every year. And rightfully so, but the Dig Pink event, and the cause behind it, can never do enough.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:45 am
The risk of carrying a BRCA gene mutation that causes breast and ovarian cancer is ten times greater among women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent than among the general population. With growing concern over what preventive measures Jewish women should take, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) in Chandler Arizona is organizing a community awareness workshop on how Jewish law views this modern day medical dilemma.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 9:02 am
The Desert Vista Thunder and Mountain Pointe Pride girls’ volleyball teams are collecting raffle donations to support the annual Dig Pink event, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 24 at Desert Vista.
Sunday, October 13, 2013 3:45 am
Many women who have gone through breast cancer treatments end up losing some range of motion in their arm or shoulder, but physical therapists at Spooner Physical Therapy in Ahwatukee Foothills say they have a program that can fix the problem and get women back to doing all they did before their lives were changed by cancer.