The Augusta Chronicle is reaching out to breast cancer survivors and their families to be part of our annual Faces of Survival portrait series to celebrate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Because of her job, and her experience dealing with cancer patients,Louise Hatcher knew the importance of her diagnosis. She just chose not to let it get her down.
What's important is that we are all on the same mission and that is one of encouraging our mothers, sisters, girlfriends and wives to be proactive when it comes to their health.
A 26-year-old Beech Island woman has had to make adjustments in her life after beginning treatments for breast cancer.
It isn't just the patient that can be devastated by a diagnosis of breast cancer. Sometimes it hits spouses hard, and experts say they might need support, too.
Adrienne Lowry, 26, got married Oct. 22, less than a year and a half after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Christina Troutman, 46, knew she had a lump in her breast but the mammography machine was broken on her doctor’s visit. She chose to wait for her next scheduled mammogram.
JoAnne Gore’s yearly check-up with her gynecologist and annual mammogram turned into an extra phone call from the doctor’s office.
In its 11th year, the University Hospital Miracle Mile Walk raised enough money to fund nearly 1,900 mammograms for women who could not otherwise afford the screening.
As a breast cancer survivor, Ligia Pak feels like a "new person." She tries to take one day at a time and eliminate stress from each day.
Breast cancer survivors Sherry Scott and Mona Pinnington praise their 12-year-old daughters for their support and their ongoing interest in breast cancer and raising awareness.
Hoda Kotb, a breast cancer survivor and co-host of NBC's 'Today' show, shared her cancer survival story with about 500 people at the annual We Think Pink Banquet.
Lydia Piper is a media specialist at Barton Chapel Elementary School. She ignored a strange-looking spot on her breast for more than six months.
Barbie Sayers is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Georgia Health Sciences University. Throughout six months of treatment, including a double mastectomy, Sayers, 46, only missed a handful of ...
About 500 breast cancer survivors, patients and supporters will gather tonight to raise awareness of breast cancer at the 4th annual We Think Pink Banquet hosted by The Augusta Chronicle.
Sisters Ann Coupal and Gail Ferguson and their mother Mildred Akins are now proud members of a survivors club.
Researchers at Georgia Health Sciences University might have come up with a cleaner way to get rid of a breast cancer tumor: starve it to death.
A career in the medical field helped Susan Schepens, 58, through her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Early detection of a lump in her breast allowed Jenna Griner time to chose between several options her doctor proposed.
While radiologists acknowledge there are limitations with mammography, particularly in the past, newer technology is helping to overcome them.