Stories tagged: "breast cancer research"

No Insurance, No Problem– In Wisconsin, Every Woman Can Get a Mammogram for Free

This year, more than 5,000 Wisconsin women will find out they have breast cancer. The disease has a high survival rate, as long as you detect it early. The Good News: Regardless of whether you have insurance or which kind of insurance you have, the Wisconsin Well Woman Program makes sure everyone can get screened for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer By Blood Test? The Non-Invasive Method Being Studied Right Now, and How You Can Help

For women who suspect they have breast cancer, the only way to know for sure is through an invasive, surgical biopsy. But that could soon become a thing of the past. 

Insurance Companies Could Be Required to Cover Additional Breast Cancer Screenings for Women With Dense Breast Tissue

The new bills would impact an estimated 50% of Wisconsin women, whose breast tissue is white– just like possible tumors.

Courtesy Susan G. Komen Wisconsin
Meet the Wisconsin Teens Turning a Decade of Fundraising into a Lifelong Fight for a Breast Cancer Cure

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many people become more "aware" of the disease after a personal or family diagnosis, which 1 in 8 women will receive in their lifetime. Brookfield teenagers Anvesha and Anushka Guru have had neither, and that's what makes their commitment so uniquely inspiring.