Colorado Breast Cancer Survivor Not Sold On New Mammogram GuidelinesIn a major change in guidelines, the American Cancer Society has recommended that women at average risk of breast cancer get their first mammogram at age 45.
When Should You Have A Mammogram? New Guidelines From The American Cancer SocietyFor the first time since 2003, the American Cancer Society has changed its recommendations on routine mammograms in women. They say women of average risk can start screening at age 45, a bump of five years from the old recommendation of age 40. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains that compared to other medical groups, this 45 year old start age by the ACS seems a compromise between those who say start at 40 and others who say 50.
Lace Up For The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer WalkMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer is a breast cancer walk through the American Cancer Society that is a non-competitive 5K happening in Denver on Sunday.
Artist Fighting 'The Silent Killer' Turns Activist To Help OthersCBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh met one woman fighting ovarian cancer with both chemotherapy and compassion.
New Recommendations For Mammograms. Should You Follow Them?How often should you get a mammogram? If you’re looking for advice, prepare for confusion. Depending on who you listen to, the recommendation will most likely be different that what you would get from someone else. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida helps you sort through the latest advice.
Barbers Get Ready As 'No-Shave November' Comes To An EndThe last day of November means many men across the globe will be shaving as No-Shave November and Movember come to an end.
Teen Tanning Bed Ban Back In Tougher Form In ColoradoAn unlikely partnership has helped block recent attempts to limit tanning bed use by Colorado teens, but supporters this year hope a new proposal can break the alliance of skin cancer survivors and the indoor tanning industry.
Aurora Woman Fights Cancer Again, But Gets Help From NonprofitsOrganizations like the American Cancer Society and a local nonprofit called Sense of Security are stepping in to help an Aurora woman who is involved in a tough fight against cancer.
Weld Residents Participate In Cancer StudyAn initial study conducted in the '50s by the American Cancer Society was the first to identify links between smoking and cancer.
Cancer Group Doesn't Think Tanning Bed Bill Goes Far EnoughA leading cancer advocacy group is calling for Colorado lawmakers to defeat a bill that would regulate indoor tanning beds. The group argues the measure doesn't do enough to protect teens.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.
Cancer-Free Coloradans Could Help Pinpoint Next Cancer LinkIf you have never been diagnosed with cancer you could have a chance to prevent it.