A city project to build sidewalks along Stewart Road in Galveston has been delayed, not by weather or broken equipment but by an apparent errant key stroke.
If you're wondering what the Falcons are doing in the NFL's version of the Final Four with the Patriots, Steelers and Packers, you aren't alone.
It would be so much easier being a Houston Texans fan today.
Some of you are probably wondering why The Daily News’ print edition nameplate — normally printed in black ink — is pink today. If so, then we’re already raising awareness about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Teacher and golf coach Dawn Gibbs of Friendswood kept her bout with cancer quiet at first — she didn’t want to worry her students.
Pam Nicolini of Texas City had taken shelter from Hurricane Rita at a friend’s home in East Texas in 2005 when she discovered a lump in her breast.
Stella Lucas had driven taxis, ridden cross-country on the back of a motorcycle and lived a life she unabashedly described as “all over the place.”
As the director of breast imaging at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, I am often asked to give public talks during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
I have a message for all the women with mothers, grandmothers, sisters or aunts who have had breast cancer. Prevention is better than treatment.
The number of women being diagnosed with breast cancer has been decreasing. This is believed to be related to early diagnosis and improved treatments.
While breast reconstruction is considered elective surgery, undergoing breast reconstruction can have profound emotional and practical benefits.
One of the issues of concern to young women diagnosed with breast cancer, especially of reproductive age, is whether amenorrhea is permanent or transient.
UTMB investigators have found that the older the surgeon and the smaller the surgical facility, the more likely a woman would end up undergoing an expensive surgical procedure when a simple needle biopsy is now the recommended protocol.
Dr. Karen Powers was a college student, volunteering in an African hospital, when she set a course for a career in women’s health.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, many of us who have survived other types of cancer have realized that we share a common bond.
A Cancer Survivorship Program helps shore up patients for a new fight, adapting to the new normal.
Due to national organizations such as the Susan G. Komen Foundation, coupled with local grass root efforts such as Santa Fe Chamber Women in Business Bra Dazzle, women are gathering together and organizing groups that provide educational resources, support and awareness of breast cancer.
The goal of the Look Good … Feel Better program is more than skin deep. The free workshop aims to boost spirits as well as outward appearance.
Jennifer Baer, the director of quality nursing at UTMB, stresses the value of a network when dealing with breast cancer.
New very basic studies with breast cancer cells are providing new information that could be exploited for novel diagnostics that could increase survival rates from this deadly disease.
Dr. Nina Tamirisa gathers stories from cancer patients to fill out a kind of report card on care.
Breast cancer treatment has changed dramatically in the past 25 years.
At the UTMB Breast Health and Imaging Center at Victory Lakes, a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled team of breast care specialists provides the most comprehensive and compassionate diagnostic and therapeutic service possible, all in one comfortable, convenient setting.
Here’s the combination, whether you are trying to prevent cancer or are one of the 14 million cancer survivors here in the U.S.: 0, 5, 10, 30, 150.
Dr. Angelica Robinson is a woman on a mission: She wants to take breast cancer screening services on the road to as many underserved women in the community as she can possibly reach.
Mammograms are an important part of our surveillance, but prevention and treatment are our most powerful weapons.
As a breast-imaging radiologist, Angelica Robinson reads mammograms, performs biopsies and interprets breast MRIs and ultrasounds.
Everyone knows someone who has or has had breast cancer. It wasn’t so evident 14 years ago when the idea of D’Feet Breast Cancer started.
Mammography technician Karen Seaman has seen all manner of patients in her 33-year career, including convicts.
UTMB, together with Susan G. Komen and Reconstruction of a Survivor, support monthly Breast Cancer Support Group sessions.
Stella Turrubiate, an oncology nurse, has worked at the University of Texas Medical Branch Breast Health and Imaging Center since 2010. Her official title now is “patient navigator.”
Renee Wilson was studying to be a physician's assistant when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
October is a good time to reflect on the advances in breast cancer detection and treatment.
A program at the University of Texas Medical Branch helps women with the BRCA mutation, a gene mutation with high-risk breast cancer prognosis.
Patients outline the ups and downs of breast cancer treatment.