Life After Loss To Breast Cancer

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and one Central Point family is sharing their experience with the illness. NewsWatch 12 first introduced you to Leah Rodgers in 2012 as she was battling breast cancer. She passed away shortly after the story aired. Now, her family is sharing their story, in hopes … Continue reading »

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Event

EUGENE,  Ore — October 15 is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, also known as BRA Day.  A Eugene doctor is trying to bring attention to the options available to women coping with breast cancer. One in eight women born in the U.S. today will be diagnosed with the disease sometime during their lifetime. “Most women when they … Continue reading »

Golf Tournament to Battle Breast Cancer

Medford, Ore. — This weekend you can tee it up to battle breast cancer.  It’s all part of the Tee It Up to Battle Breast Cancer Golf Tournament. The proceeds will go to the Providence Assistance Program.  The program helps pay for mammograms and other screenings for women. The event is happening at the Rogue Valley … Continue reading »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MEDFORD, Ore. — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the United States, breast cancer is the leading cause for cancer in women of all ages and races. Health officials say the two most common risk factors for breast cancer are being female and getting older. Women over 40-years-old are urged to get mammograms … Continue reading »