Breast cancer prevention is moving forward

  DOVER ­— A new state-of-the-art breast cancer screening option rolled into town last week as the new Women’s Mobile Health Screening Van. “This will save lives, it doesn’t get any simpler than that,” said Gov. Jack Markell. “Kids will be able to grow up with moms they might not otherwise be able.” The Delaware […]

Dover father-daughter dance aims to create memories

DOVER — Moms get a lot of attention, and not just on Mother’s Day, says social worker Natasha Simms. That’s not always the case with dads, though. “It is too often we see negative fathers in the media,” she said. “As a single mother, I’m celebrated all the time, but I don’t see single fathers […]

Breast Cancer Update: A little ink goes a long way to recovery

  DOVER — Mandy Sauler has left her mark on a lot of breast cancer survivors. The tattoo artist and owner of CosMed Tattoo in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, has been providing the final touches to women who have undergone breast reconstruction by re-creating the look of real nipples. Ms. Sauler was one of the featured speakers […]

Lights of Life gala shines for Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition

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  DOVER –– The time of year has come for breast cancer survivors, their families and the community to partner in a celebration of life at the Lights of Life at Dover Downs. Lights of Life (formerly known as Southern Lights of Life), benefiting the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, is now in its 12th year […]

Dover doctor argues earlier mammogram can make a difference

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DOVER — The medical community has pushed back after the American Cancer Society released new guidelines for breast cancer detection earlier this month. Women have long been encouraged to have an annual mammogram starting at age 40 and regular breast exams, but the new guidelines suggest annual mammograms from ages 45 to 55 and mammograms […]

In breast cancer fight, know the enemy

DOVER — When it comes to treating breast cancer, knowledge is power.

And for the 18th year, the latest information on the disease that strikes one in eight women in the U.S. will be the focus at the Breast Cancer Update on April 22.

The forum will be presented by the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition and titled “The Past, the Present, the Future of Breast Cancer.”