Tags archives: breast-cancer

Breast Cancer in Arkansas

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This disease affects millions throughout the United States, including many people all across Arkansas. Breast cancer begins in the body due to the formation of abnormal cells. These particular cells are usually found in a mammogram or individuals may find a lump, which may indicate an abnormality, when doing breast self-exams. Early diagnosis is extremely[...]

Survivor Stories

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Karen O'Dell Age: 59 | Years Survived: Went through final radiation treatment Aug. 18 2017 Karen O’Dell is a strong, family-oriented cancer fighter. Her experience with Highlands Oncology Group has been absolutely wonderful. She says her family has constantly prayed for her and that has been her biggest blessing. “We are very thankful this happen[...]

Runway for a Cause Celebrates 15th Year

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issy Jones has supported Komen fundraisers for years. In 2015, she became part of the cause. “I never thought I would be one of those people benefiting from it,” says Jones, founder of the iconic, family-owned jewelry store chain Sissy’s Log Cabin. Sissy’s is a presenting sponsor of this year’s Runway for the Cure, a fashion show held to raise money for t[...]

Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy

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Travel blogger Lesley Murphy meets with breast surgeon Daniela Ochoa, M.D., prior to her double mastectomy, while her parents, Martha and Vent Murphy, listen in. Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy April 14, 2017 | Lesley Murphy is accustomed to waking up in exotic locations. From snow-covered Finland to the beac[...]

Health: Your Diet & Wellness Connection

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The diagnosis is breast cancer.   learn all that you can from your doctor and begin considering treatment options. Then, once you regain your bearings after hearing the news, you begin to research. You troll the Internet, searching for all the information you can find about the disease. That’s a likely scenario for many newly diagnosed breast ca[...]