By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/13/2014 - 10:00
A new study published in the British Medical Journal on Tuesday has found that annual mammograms do not lower the risk of dying from breast cancer and may increase the number of women unnecessarily getting treated for breast cancer.
The Canadian study tracked 90,000 women aged 40-59 over a 25 year span.
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 12/10/2013 - 10:31
After the success of her book Thriving last year, Adamari Lopez has now released an English-language version. The book details Adamari’s battle with breast cancer and how she faced that challenge and overcame it. The 42-year-old morning show host told us she extended the book to the English market because there was such an overwhelming response to it and a demand to have it available for those who only speak or read English. We’re happy that she did, because now new readers can identify with her story.
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 10/11/2013 - 13:42
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we wanted to think pink! For this week’s edition of Latina Style Wars, sponsored by Orgullosa who are offering 31 Days of Pink Support, we asked for you to show us your favorite pink-inspired beauty look!
By Samantha Leal | 10/08/2013 - 12:02
One in 11 Latinas will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s time to go pink and support the cause! Here are some great picks that give back:
By Sugey Palomares | 05/15/2013 - 11:23
CNN’s Early Start co-anchor Zoraida Sambolin has revealed that Angelina Jolie’s recent story encouraged her to come forward about her battle with breast cancer. While on-air yesterday, the 47-year-old journalist said she was diagnosed with breast cancer three weeks ago and plans on having a double mastectomy.
By Sugey Palomares | 10/17/2012 - 18:00
Actress and Un Nuevo Dia morning show host, Adamari Lopez is inspiring Latinas to take charge of their health. The breast cancer survivor is currently on tour for Yoplait’s save Lids to Save Lives campaign, which over the years has raised more than $34 million for breast cancer research. The Puerto Rican star is currently traveling throughout the U.S. including, New York, Texas, and Miami, to help spread breast cancer awareness in our communities.
By Samantha Leal | 10/11/2012 - 17:09
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while the statistics have found lower rates of breast cancer in Latinas than many other groups, we're also more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage (when tumors tend to be more aggressive). Here are the numbers you need to know, now, when it comes to breast cancer and protecting yourself.
By Sugey Palomares | 09/24/2012 - 15:23
Breast cancer researchers have discovered new information about the disease, which may end up advancing treatment and saving lives. According to the U.S. Department of Health, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Latinas. Although white women present higher breast cancer rates than Latinas, it is more common for Hispanic women to get diagnosed at more advanced stages of cancer, which makes it more difficult to treat.
By Samantha Leal | 08/17/2012 - 17:00
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is fast approaching (mark your calendars: It’s the month of October!) and we’ve rounded up the best products to help support some great organizations. Go pink and support the cause!