For many cancer patients, one of the toughest parts of battling the disease is hair loss. It’s especially painful for young single women. Becky Gesswein knows exactly what that is like.
Many studies have found that alcohol can increase a woman’s risk for breast cancer, but new research shows red wine may prevent the growth of cancer cells.
Breast cancer is a devastating diagnosis that comes with a long list of big decisions. Some women often opt for reconstruction surgery. But some blame one popular procedure for making matters even worse.
One in every 100,000 breast cancer patients is a man. It’s very rare, but it’s something many men don’t talk about or even ask their doctors about.
In the calm countryside of southwest Minnesota, in a rustic home nestled in the hillside of Windom, Tammy Hall’s vivacious personality is a stark contrast from her serene surroundings.
For the Northfield High School girls’ soccer team, pink is more than just a color. It’s helping a soccer player cope with the loss of her mother and, at the same time, is raising money for breast cancer research.
A new study of women who carry the BRCA gene shows that each generation of carriers seems to be getting breast cancer earlier than the last.
Thousands of men and women have committed to spend their entire weekend walking.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a vaccine designed to prevent the recurrence of ovarian and breast cancer. The the FDA has given its approval.
A sad story from North Carolina today. A woman battling stage 4 breast cancer has lost custody of her children because of her health. See the story here.
When it comes to cancer, WCCO has shared both survival stories and tragic stories with sad endings. But we’ve never told one like this. For an entire year, our cameras captured an intimate look at Mia Bakker’s battle with breast cancer.
On Mother’s Day, most people are taking time to show their mothers how much they care. But it can be a difficult day for those who’ve lost their mother.
Thousands of runners, walkers and wheelchair participants will converge at the Mall of America for the Susan G. Komen Twin Cities Race for the Cure.
The debate on when women should start getting screened for breast cancer is heating up again.
A Twin Cities radio show host used to living life out loud is now sharing what’s often unspoken.
A young Minnesota mother battling breast cancer is sending a message: that you’re never too young to be checked for the disease.
Pink ribbons are everywhere in October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness month. And although other diseases have their own weeks or months, there’s little question that breast cancer gets the most publicity. So, why does breast cancer get so much attention?