Breast Cancer

  Breast cancer survivor says something good came out of 2020

Amy Rozier said looking back, she can honestly say COVID-19 changed her life for the better.

  Pink Up: Laurel woman shares her story

  Pink Up: Hattiesburg Clinic breast cancer research advances

  Purvis business hosts balloon release to honor those who’ve had breast cancer

  Laurel Housing Authority holds breast cancer awareness parade

  ‘Pink Monday’ cancer survivors event to be held as parade this year

  Columbia woman clings to faith through breast cancer, tornado

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  Pink Up: Laurel breast cancer survivor tells her story

  Mother of WDAM’s Lexi Hughes shares breast cancer survival story for Pink Up

  Pine Belt breast cancer survivor shares story of hope and strength

  Pink Up: A woman speaks on how her family helped her become a cancer survivor

  Breast cancer survivor empowers others

  Pink Up: Mom remains strong for family while battling stage 4 breast cancer

  Pink Up: Organization donates knitted prosthetics to breast cancer survivors

Nurses at Forrest General Hospital are working together to provide comfort for those who go through breast cancer surgery.

  State’s youngest double mastectomy patient starts nonprofit

When May was only 19 years old, she had to go through a double mastectomy herself, making her the youngest in Mississippi to have one.

  Breast Care Center moves to heart of Merit Health in Hattiesburg

A new Breast Care Center is right in the heart of the Merit Health Center in Hattiesburg.

  Resensation after breast cancer surgery can be life changing

This year in the united states, as many as 109-thousand women may choose to have breast reconstruction after undergoing a mastectomy.

  Laurel Housing Authority holds breast cancer awareness event

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams paid for more than 500 mammograms in honor of late mother

  Pink Up: Cancer survivor preparing to host 6th “Pink Monday” in Hattiesburg

  Heidelberg church holds service honoring breast cancer survivor

  PINK UP: Hattiesburg doctor stresses importance of knowing risk for breast cancer

  Pink Up: Waiting for a Cure to host fundraising event

  Pink Up: Caillet family overcomes adversity

Pink Up: Caillet family overcomes adversity

  Pink Up: Laurel hospital hunts elusive breast cancer with latest tech

South Central Regional Medical Center has been using ABUS for several months now, and Dr. Keith Winstead tells us the results are very promising so far.

  PINK UP: Nurses fight together against breast cancer

One nurse at Wayne General Hospital uses her battle with breast cancer to encourage not only patients but her coworkers, as well.

  Pink Up: Mission of Support

For Celeste Brown, the mission is simple and the reason is personal.

  Pink Ribbon Fund helps people diagnosed with Breast Cancer

The Pink Ribbon Fund helps breast cancer patients pay for medical bills.

  New cases of deadly cancer linked to breast implants, FDA says

According to the FDA, implants with textured surfaces are more closely linked to the cancer than those with smooth surfaces. (Source: CNN)

  Breast cancer survivor starts foundation to help other women

Dawn Gillis didn’t know that her own battle with breast cancer would lead her to be a fighter for other women suffering with the disease.

  Pink Up: Camp Bluebirds role for cancer patients

If the saying, “birds of a feather flock together” is true, then there’s perhaps no truer place to see it then at Paul B. Johnson state park in Forrest County in mid-April. That’s when camp bluebird perches in the pines.

  PINK UP: Hattiesburg woman encourages others not to give up

Jessica Bowman introduces you to one Hattiesburg woman encouraging others suffering with breast cancer, not to give up.

  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.