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  • A Breast Cancer Awareness Program

    October 19, 2010 7:05 AM

    Lydia Cancer Association is having a Breast Cancer Awareness Program on October 23rd, at the Vermillion Parish Library in Abbeville. The program will be from 6pm - 8pm. There will be a Guest Speaker - Linda Rose from Breast Center of Acadiana and Comedian - Sandra Babineaux. Food, door... more »
  • Acadiana's 17th Annual Breast Health Symposium - This is a Free Event

    October 13, 2010 10:17 AM

    Acadiana's 17th annual Breast Health Symposium will be held today and admission is free. The mission of the event is to raise awareness of women's health and the importance of an annual breast exam. The symposium provides the latest information in breast health, humorous guest speaker Lille Shockney, fashion... more »
  • The 17th Annual Acadiana Breast Health Symposium

    October 11, 2010 9:30 AM

    Institute for Breast Health will have their The 17th Annual Acadiana Breast Health Symposium at the Cajundome Conventon Center on October 13, 2010 from 5:00pm till 8:00pm. The symposium provides the latest information in breast health, humorous guest speaker Lille Shockney, fashion show modeled by local breast cancer survivors.... more »
  • Adeline Guienze Breast Cancer Memorial Fund 5K Run/Walk

    October 11, 2010 9:25 AM

    Teche Action Clinic is having their Adeline Guienze Breast Cancer Memorial Fund 5K Run/Walk in Downtown Franklin (Start/Finish - Courthouse Square) on October 16, 2010 at 8:00 am. Teche Action Clinic is celebrating the 5K 10th year anniversary and the 5th year as the Adeline Guienze Breast Cancer Memorial... more »
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Movement's Dynamic Duo

    October 6, 2010 5:08 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - The breast cancer awareness movement's dynamic duo, Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley, have watched their audience evolve in nearly two decades of promoting the pink ribbon, matching lipsticks and mammograms. Instead of convincing people to talk about breast cancer, they find themselves courting a generation... more »
  • KISS Drummer Peter Criss Speaks Out On Male Breast Cancer

    September 17, 2010 12:54 PM

    POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) - Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss wants other men to know that they too can get breast cancer. The rock star best known for the ballad "Beth" beat the disease that's rarely found in men three years ago. He's participating in a walkathon for the... more »
  • Free Mammograms for Acadiana Women

    February 17, 2010 11:32 AM

    The Louisiana Oncology Associates will be giving free mammogram screenings for Acadiana women. The next screening will take place on Wednesday, February 24th from 5pm until 8pm. Louisiana Oncology Associates is located at 1325 Wright Ave, Suite J in Crowley. Qualifications are: - Ages 40 - 64 -... more »
  • Free Mammograms for Acadiana Women

    January 13, 2010 3:17 PM

    The goal of the Louisiana Breast and Cervical Health Program (LBCHP) is to prevent unnecessary disease, disability, or premature death due to cancer of the breast and cervix in women who live in Louisiana. To accomplish this, LBCHP provides quality, no-cost breast exams, mammograms, and pap smears to women who... more »
  • Local doctors react to new breast screening guidlines

    November 23, 2009 10:09 AM

    Local doctors are speaking out against new recommendations for breast cancer screenings. Dr. Lewis Hill and Dr. Gary Mathews say the U.S. Preventative service task force is wrong. The new guidelines say women can wait to take breast examinations starting at the age of 50; before it was 40. Dr.... more »
  • Ex-Kiss drummer: Breast cancer not just for women

    November 18, 2009 9:46 AM

    SPRING LAKE, N.J. (AP) - Lying in bed one night in 2007, Peter Criss felt something strange: a small lump on his left breast. "I thought, `It's a nodule, I'm a guy, I don't think it's anything more than that,"' he said. "The more I messed with it, the bigger... more »
  • RANT: Mammogram Recommendations Change

    November 17, 2009 6:19 PM

    What do you think about the recent changes in how often Mammograms are recommended? Do you agree or disagree with this change? We want to hear your RANT ! CLICK HERE or email hoyt.harris@katctv.com Kate Mundy's Story: Women should no longer have mammograms in their 40's,... more »
  • Komen Acadiana

    October 29, 2009 11:14 AM

    October is Breast Cancer awareness month and the Susan G Komen foundation is committed to a world without breast cancer. In Louisiana, one in eight women will be diagnosed with some type of cancer, also, Louisiana is number one in breast cancer mortality. This year, Komen Acadiana will hold its... more »
  • Free mammograms for women who qualify

    October 21, 2009 2:55 PM

    FREE mammograms will be available to those women who qualify. Individuals who qualify will fall between the ages for 40 to 64, have no insurance and have a low income. The next screening will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 beginning at 5pm until 8pm at the St.... more »
  • Breast Health Symposium

    October 14, 2009 7:26 AM

    The 16th annual "Breast Health Symposium" will be held at the Cajun Dome convention center this evening (October 14) from 6 to 8. The event provides local business exhibits on women's health and door prizes. Admission is free.

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