Breast Cancer

Rocklin woman makes tough choice in light of breast-cancer threat

When Carrie Creger had both her breasts removed — nipples and all — she braced herself to look in the mirror and see the reflection of a scarred body like those she had ...

Another View: Hope drives women battling breast cancer

Devastation. Hope. Blame. Perseverance. Every woman diagnosed with breast cancer experiences a broad range of strong emotions. Over 12 percent of women born in the U.S. today &mdas ...

Sutter Roseville, Gold Country Media raise breast cancer awareness

Sutter Roseville Medical Center and Gold Country Media teamed up last week to present “Breast Cancer Matters,” an evening dedicated to providing attendees with the late ...

Our View: Pink is more than a pretty color

The numbers are chilling. In 2013, an estimated 232,340 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 64,640 new cases of non- ...

The Studio toughens up against breast cancer

Of course, every gym and fitness studio strives to help members achieve optimal health. But at The Studio Martial Arts and Fitness, Amitis Pourarian, better known as Master P, and ...

Survivor advocates for a cure

While wearing pink is an important reminder for self-checks and mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Granite Bay resident Laura Tyrrell is taking pink to the ...

Think pink, take action

People in Roseville and Granite Bay sure know how to think pink. That could be because so many people have been directly affected by breast cancer, whether through the diagnosis o ...

Sutter Roseville administers free mammograms

More than 80 uninsured women over 40 years old underwent free mammograms at Sutter Diagnostic and Women's Imaging in Roseville on Saturday, during an event recognizing National ...

Bosom buddies find support in shared diagnosis

Editors note: This is the final article in a series celebrating breast cancer survivors in the Roseville/Granite area in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Lynn Damiata is u ...