Two sisters in Salem are on a mission to find a cure for breast cancer. Their quest began when one sister was diagnosed twice and the other tested positive for a family gene that no one wants.
A son takes his mother's breast cancer diagnosis and turns it into an opportunity. Not only does he raise tens of thousands of dollars for the Susan G. Komen for the cure, he learns to take control of his own health.
KATU's Debora Knapp tells the inspiring story of double cancer suvivor Terry Cieko.
A study of more than 1,400 women in the U.S. and U.K. found those with the equivalent of 1,000 IU of Vitamin D-3 in their blood stream had a 50 percent drop in breast-cancer risk. Americans typically get only about 320 IU.
Tonight's Everyday Hero is Lynetta Kirsch, who started a local non-profit that offers support to cancer survivors in the form of goodie bags.
Local cancer experts expressed concern Tuesday that new recommendations by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, a government panel, will cost lives.
Women gathered at the Portland Convention Center recently to share and learn more about making it through a difficult journey: breast cancer survival.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and KATU has dedicated this month to raising awareness of the disease in our special Health Report. Find the information you'll need, from free resources to inspiring stories, to get you or your family through this ordeal.