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  • University Hospitals Mobile Mammography Unit

    Buddy Check 6 - February 2014

    Buddy Check 6 - February 2014

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-01 03:24:21 GMT
    University Hospital's Mobile Mammography Unit is a convenient way for women to get a life saving exam. In tonight's Buddy Check 6 Report, Kimberely Scott shares how businesses can use this tool to help their employees stay healthy. While insurance coverage has changed for many, the importance of early detection has not....and University Hospital is using it's mobile mammography unit to meet the need. Andrea Lum Freeman, "we know that mammogram's and early detection saves lives." Freeman was n...
    University Hospital's Mobile Mammography Unit is a convenient way for women to get a life saving exam. In tonight's Buddy Check 6 Report, Kimberely Scott shares how businesses can use this tool to help their employees stay healthy. While insurance coverage has changed for many, the importance of early detection has not....and University Hospital is using it's mobile mammography unit to meet the need. Andrea Lum Freeman, "we know that mammogram's and early detection saves lives." Freeman was n...
  • Breast Cancer Survivors

    Buddy Check 6 - May - Eating healthy can help during treatment

    Buddy Check 6 - May - Eating healthy can help during treatment

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-05-08 01:45:18 GMT
    Time now for our monthly buddy check 6 report.Tonight, we introduce you to two special ladies who helped beat cancer by eating right. But they did a lot more than just that for themselves.When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer life as she wants new it changes. Her life is now field with doctors visits medications and sometimes operations. Eating right and taking care of her body are also important during this time. Carolyn and Sherry changed their eating habits and got more than they we...
    Time now for our monthly buddy check 6 report.Tonight, we introduce you to two special ladies who helped beat cancer by eating right. But they did a lot more than just that for themselves.When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer life as she wants new it changes. Her life is now field with doctors visits medications and sometimes operations. Eating right and taking care of her body are also important during this time. Carolyn and Sherry changed their eating habits and got more than they we...
  • Mammograms Make A Difference

    Buddy Check 6: Finding Breast Cancer Early Makes a Difference

    Buddy Check 6: Finding Breast Cancer Early Makes a Difference

    Thursday, March 6 2014 11:53 PM EST2014-03-07 04:53:41 GMT
    In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, Renee Hinson found her breast cancer early and now she's sharing her story encouraging other women to do the same.
    In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, Renee Hinson found her breast cancer early and now she's sharing her story encouraging other women to do the same.
  • January Buddy Check 6

    Buddy Check 6

    Buddy Check 6

    Monday, January 6 2014 11:05 PM EST2014-01-07 04:05:29 GMT
    Rebecca Shealy is an advocate for eating right and working out.....now she has a new mission to help women fight breast cancer.Her story is this month's buddy check 6 report.Lifting weights and eating healthy is a way of life for Rebecca Shealy. However in October of 2013, she added a focus to her daily routine, "on my 47th birthday i was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. When people that know me found out that I was diagnosed with breast cancer they were all in shock. i'm in the gym 4 an...
    Rebecca Shealy is an advocate for eating right and working out.....now she has a new mission to help women fight breast cancer.Her story is this month's buddy check 6 report.Lifting weights and eating healthy is a way of life for Rebecca Shealy. However in October of 2013, she added a focus to her daily routine, "on my 47th birthday i was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. When people that know me found out that I was diagnosed with breast cancer they were all in shock. i'm in the gym 4 an...
  • Buddy Check 6 : December - University Hospital's Breast Imaging Center

    Buddy Check 6: December

    Buddy Check 6: December

    Thursday, December 12 2013 7:24 PM EST2013-12-13 00:24:57 GMT
    University Hospital facing the new year with a new plan for patient care.....how they're planning to make healthcare easier for their patients.University Hospital's Breast Imaging Center is undergoing a big change. They'll continue to provide quality care for their patients, however coming together under one roof will make it more convenient. Dr. Joshua Rafoth, " this is where we interpret their studies interpret mammogram and MRI's and ultrasound here." Dr. Rafoth, Medical Director of the Im...
    University Hospital facing the new year with a new plan for patient care.....how they're planning to make healthcare easier for their patients.University Hospital's Breast Imaging Center is undergoing a big change. They'll continue to provide quality care for their patients, however coming together under one roof will make it more convenient. Dr. Joshua Rafoth, " this is where we interpret their studies interpret mammogram and MRI's and ultrasound here." Dr. Rafoth, Medical Director of the Im...
  • Buddy Check 6 - November 2013

    Buddy Check 6 - November 2013

    Thursday, November 7 2013 6:24 PM EST2013-11-07 23:24:57 GMT
    Mrs. Thelma Rea Freeman passed away in 2008, but left behind daughters who are making a difference.
    Valerie was diagnosed in august 2007......she's faced surgery, re-construction surgery and chemotherapy, "this is something that I have to go through for whatever reason to help whoever that I need to help
  • Buddy Check 6: October

    Buddy Check 6: October

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 4:49 PM EDT2013-10-08 20:49:20 GMT

    While the average age for a cancer patient is 65, younger women are increasingly being diagnosed with the disease,
    A study published in the journal of the american medical association reported a 2 percent increase in the number of women, ages 25 to 39, being diagnosed with advanced breast cancer.
  • Buddy Check 6 : Hormone Positive Breast Cancer

    Buddy Check 6 : Hormone Positive Breast Cancer

    Wednesday, September 11 2013 5:23 PM EDT2013-09-11 21:23:54 GMT
    For the Peek family wearing pink now has new meaning.  Jane's husband, their daughter and a family friend came to support Jane while she shared her story of survival.
    Christene's lump was the size of her pinky finger. she faced a lumpectomy and radiation and will continue to take pills for at least the next 5 years.
  • Buddy Check 6: 4 Decades of Survival

    Buddy Check 6: 4 Decades of Survival

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-07 22:15:09 GMT
    After two weeks it was confirmed that indeed it was breast cancer. At the time her concern turned to her two little girls.
    One woman shares why family support is so important when facing any obstacle in life.
  • Buddy Check 6: Still cooking at life after diagnosis

    Buddy Check 6: Still cooking at life after diagnosis

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-06-12 22:59:57 GMT
    Hundreds of women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, we meet a woman who won't let that diagnosis keep her from living a productive life. Patricia Sims is
    Hundreds of women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, we meet a woman who won't let that diagnosis keep her from living a productive life. Patricia Sims is
  • Buddy Check 6: Facebook garners support for breast cancer survivor

    Buddy Check 6: Facebook garners support for breast cancer survivor

    Friday, June 7 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-06-08 02:11:12 GMT
    This month's Buddy Check 6 report spotlights a woman winning her battle against breast cancer. Her family, friends and even Facebook page have generated a lot of love and support during this time. Now
    This month's Buddy Check 6 report spotlights a woman winning her battle against breast cancer. Her family, friends and even Facebook page have generated a lot of love and support during this time. Now
  • Buddy Check 6: Hitting The Right Note Helps Woman Fight Breast Cancer

    Buddy Check 6: Hitting The Right Note Helps Woman Fight Breast Cancer

    Wednesday, April 17 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-04-17 21:00:54 GMT
    In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, we meet a women who's winning her fight against breast cancer.
    Fighting breast cancer at any age is a tough battle. Doctors say early detection helps to win the fight. Now we meet a young woman who is winning her battle and making a difference along the way. WJBF News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott has this month's Buddy Check 6 report.
  • Buddy Check 6: One Man Waging War Against Breast Cancer In His Own Body

    Buddy Check 6: One Man Waging War Against Breast Cancer In His Own Body

    Breast Cancer is rare among men, but the American Cancer Society says more than 2,000 men will be diagnosed this year. WJBF News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott has the story of one man who is waging war on breast cancer...
    Breast Cancer is rare among men, but the American Cancer Society says more than 2,000 men will be diagnosed this year. WJBF News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott has the story of one man who is waging war on breast cancer after...
  • Buddy Check 6: Finding Breast Cancer Early

    Buddy Check 6: Finding Breast Cancer Early

    Studies show that breast self exams and mammographies lead to early detection and can ultimately save lives. In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, WJBF News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott shares one woman's story of...
    Studies show that breast self exams and mammographies lead to early detection and can ultimately save lives. In this month's Buddy Check 6 report, WJBF News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott shares one woman's story of survival,...
  • Buddy Check 6: Fighting Breast Cancer After 52 Years Of Marriage

    Buddy Check 6: Fighting Breast Cancer After 52 Years Of Marriage

    After 52 years of marriage, a local couple battles breast cancer together, taking their faith and their family support along the way. WJBF News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott has their story in this month's Buddy Check...
    After 52 years of marriage, a local couple battles breast cancer together, taking their faith and their family support along the way. WJBF News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott has their story in this month's Buddy Check 6 report.
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