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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How Early Detection Can Save Lives

By Tehreem Khan Alabama NewsCenter October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when experts are emphasizing early detection and treatment. Dr. Helen Krontiras is a professor in UAB’s Heersink School of...

Birmingham’s Judith Anthony Beat the ‘Worst Breast Cancer,’ Now Preps for...

By Nicole Daniel The Birmingham Times Judith Anthony, 72, of Birmingham, was diagnosed with HER2-positive breast cancer, which according to the Mayo Clinic, “is a breast...

Meet The ‘Full-Time Grandmother’ in Birmingham And Her Battle Against Breast...

By Nicole Daniel The Birmingham Times Benette Eason, a U.S. Air Force medical technician, is used to helping others with medical emergencies—then, she was diagnosed with...

Birmingham-area Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events to Support

Compiled by Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Boobs & Bubbly Breast Cancer Awareness Event Saturday, October 8, 3 p.m.– 5:30 p.m. Hillcrest Manor Wedding and Event Venue 1730...

Six Resources to Check Out During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By Tanner Coffman UAB News March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer...

Javacia Harris Bowser Inspires In Newly Released Book of Essays

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times In 2020, while the world was grappling with a global pandemic and civil unrest, award-winning freelance journalist, Javacia Harris Bowser...

Noted Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at 41

By Jake Coyle Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Virgil Abloh, a leading designer whose groundbreaking fusions of streetwear and high couture made him one of...

Area Leaders Unite in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Photos by Tyra Grayson Brenda’s Brown Bosom Buddies hosted its annual Pink Hat/Tie Luncheon on Saturday at Arlington House and Gardens celebrating 11 years of...

UAB’s Dr. Monica Baskin: Closing Alabama’s Disparity Gap in Cancer

By Monica Baskin COVID-19 has brought newfound attention to an enduring problem in Alabama and the U.S. – the deadly consequences of racial disparities in...

Shaquille O’Neal no longer attending Magic City Classic, Miles College event...

by: Drew Taylor CBS42 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — After the death of his sister, Shaquille O’Neal will no long attend this year’s McDonald’s Magic City Classic. In a...

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