WKYT Breast Cancer News
Together, female chefs cooking up cancer awareness
- Lexington has become sort of a culinary mecca with new places to eat popping up all the time.
Thursday March 13, you have the chance to sample offerings from six of the top women chefs in Lexington and support a great cause at the same time.
WKYT's Amber Philpott is talking food and female power in the kitchen in this month's Talk Pink.
WKYT Breast Cancer News
Thousands come out for Race for the Cure
- Nearly 5,000 people showed up to this year's Race for the Cure in downtown Lexington Saturday.
WKYT's Amber Philpott & Sam Dick share survivors' stories at Race for the Cure
- WKYT's Amber Philpott & Sam Dick joined Kristen Kennedy and Jim Caldwell on WKYT This Morning to share the stories of breast cancer survivors and their supporters from the Race for the Cure event in Lexington.
Army of angels to support survivor
- On October 5, thousands will take to the streets of downtown Lexington to run in the 17th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
While some will walk others will run and together join their teams and cross the finish line together.
In this month's Think Pink segment Amber Philpott introduces you to a young woman whose army of angels will be with her every step of the way.
No cost mammograms to be offered in Lexington
- Do you need a mammogram? WKYT, Susan G. Komen Lexington and Saint Elizabeth Healthcare are joining forces to help Kentuckians get screened.
Breast cancer survivor uses creativity to heal
- Friday night hundreds in Lexington will get dressed up for a good cause.
The annual Pink Tie Gala raises money to help find a cure for breast cancer.
One of those in attendance at the gala will be a Lexington woman who is using her creative side to reach out after her diagnosis.
Son continues father's legacy one bead at a time
- Its is a story of a man and his inspiration and the power that art can have on others.
John Tuska's art is well known in Lexington and has touched many people.
In the July Think Pink Amber Philpott shoes us how Tuska's son is hoping to continue his father's legacy while reaching out to breast cancer survivors.
Mobile Mammography Van coming to Scott County
- Women in central Kentucky can receive a free breast exam on July 10 thanks to the St. Elizabeth Mammography Van
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Breast Cancer News
Fertility Concerns Affect Treatment Decisions in Younger Women with Breast Cancer
Fertility concerns affect treatment decisions in a substantial proportion of young women with breast cancer however, few women pursue available fertility preservation strategies, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Women who confront ...
No Significant Bone Density Differences Between Aromasin and Arimidex
There was no significant difference in bone mineral density loss among women with early breast cancer treated with adjuvant Aromasin® (exemestane) or Arimidex® (anastrozole), according to the results of a study published in The Lancet Oncology. Aromatase inhibitors are drugs ...
New Breast Surgical Guidelines
The Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society for Radiation Oncology have announced new surgical guidelines indicating that although negative margins (no ink on tumor) reduce the risk of local recurrence, wider margin widths do not significantly lower this ...
Arimidex May Prevent Breast Cancer in High-Risk Women
Arimidex® (anastrozole) reduced the risk of breast cancer by 53 percent in high risk postmenopausal women, according to the results of a study presented at the 2013 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and published simultaneously online in The Lancet. ...
Older Patients with Early Breast Cancer May Avoid Radiation
Women over age 65 who undergo breast conserving surgery and hormone therapy for hormone receptor positive, node negative breast cancer may be able to skip radiation therapy, according to the results of a study presented at the 2013 San Antonio ...
Breast MRI on the Rise Among Women Who May Not Need It
The results of two large studies published in JAMA Internal Medicine indicate that the use of breast MRI has increased dramatically in the past decade, even among women who don’t meet the high risk criteria for the screening modality. ...
Risk of Heart Disease from Breast Cancer Radiation Declines
Although radiation exposure from breast cancer treatment is associated with a small risk of subsequent heart disease, the risk is lower than it was 20 years ago, according to the results of a study published early online in JAMA ...