Tag: breast cancer

Cancer survivor Bierle flies to Hollywood for special taping of ‘The Doctors’

JoAnn Bierle has survived cancer twice, but that isn’t the end of her story. This feisty woman is on a constant crusade to encourage all woman to have mammograms, especially if they have any family history of the potentially deadly disease. This campaign recently took Bierle cross-country, all the way […]

Know signs, risk factors of breast cancer to maximize chance of treatment

Breast cancer is is the second most common cancer in women, according to the National Cancer Institute. It can occur in men, too, but that is more rare. Each year, there are about 100 times more new cases of breast cancer in women than in men. How do you know if […]

Male breast cancer rare, but serious disease with lower survival rate

Breast cancer in men is a rare disease — less than 1 percent of breast cancer is found in men. Only 2,600 men are expected to be diagnosed in 2016, leaving the lifetime risk for men being diagnosed with breast cancer at about 1 in 1,000. Most are unaware that […]