National Mammogram Day comping up

Friday is National Mammography Day and doctors are encouraging women to put themselves first and schedule a mammogram.

  Pink Up: Perry Co. woman is four-time cancer survivor

A Perry County woman is crediting family and faith for helping her survive four different types of cancer since 2000.

Doctor offers tips as Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off

Dr. John “Bo” Hrom recommends women get a mammogram at least once every two years after turning 40.

Study finds four people got breast cancer from same organ donor, regardless of organ

Only one person survived, after having the donated organ removed, suggesting "the removal of the donor organ ... can induce complete remission" of the cancer.

Olivia Newton-John reveals third cancer diagnosis

Newton-John was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992.

New technology provides early cancer detection

This summer, South Central Reginal Medical Center became the first facility in the state to use a technology that can detect breast cancer early and far better than a mammogram. We talk to an OBGYN and a radiologist who say this is life-saving technology for a particular population of patients.

Merit Health Wesley nurse shares benefits of breastfeeding

Mothers can now legally breastfeed in public in all 50 states. That's good news for Merit Health Wesley's Labor and Delivery Registered Nurse Stephanie Sheppard.

Ellisville couple survives hardship through faith and love

Love and faith--- it's been the glue to hold Leander and Esther Bridges together for over 40 years. But, the couple has experienced hardships along the way that's tested their faith.

Breast cancer survivor inspires others in Hattiesburg

Meet Annie Ford, a mother of two-step children and a 17-year breast cancer survivor that had rough moments after finding out she was diagnosed with cancer in 2000. Ford said that she was curious and confused at the time, but now has no issue with inspiring others battling the same fight.

PINK UP: Hattiesburg breast cancer survivor encourages women to be mindful of chemicals

A Hattiesburg breast cancer survivor not only started the non-profit organization "The Pink Lady" to help other women in the fight against breast cancer. She now encourages them to be more mindful of harmful chemicals they put in their bodies.  Pillows and prayers, care packages, tips and tricks, and a system of support are things Celeste Brown offers with her non-profit. She started it after her own battle with breast cancer. Brown completed chemotherapy and radi...

Pink Up: Hattiesburg breast cancer survivor keeps fighting for others

From the day Sheila Easterlin was diagnosed with Breast Cancer until the day she went into remission, it has been a journey of good and bad days.

Gov. Bryant leads “Ride for the Cure” through Hattiesburg

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Central Mississippi Steel Magnolias affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.