Breast Cancer: Replacing Fear With Hope

Breast Cancer: Replacing Fear With Hope

NBC4 Lolita Lopez learns about cancer, herself and the amazing community of cancer survivors

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:43 AM PDT

Bald But Still Beautiful

Bald But Still Beautiful

Yo Zeiman is a cancer cosmetologist. On the day Lolita Lopez had her hair shaved she was grateful for Zeiman's skill and her compassion.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:43 AM PDT

Getting the News

Getting the News

Lolita Lopez talks about how the skills she has an NBC4 reporter influenced her reaction to her cancer diagnosis and her decision to be so public about it.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:44 AM PDT

Curls, Chemo and Taking Control

Curls, Chemo and Taking Control

Hair has been a huge part of Lolita’s identity for her whole life, especially as a TV Reporter. Just one day after her first chemo she decided to shave her head. She wanted to take control of the things...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 04:53 PM PDT

Cancer Resources: Where to Get Help

Cancer Resources: Where to Get Help

Here is a list of national and local web resources where you can go to get more help.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:45 AM PDT

Cancer: True or False

Cancer: True or False

Chances are, you know somebody with breast cancer, but how much do you know about breast cancer? Take this ten question TRUE/FALSE quiz to see how much you understand about a disease that affects one in...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:21 AM PDT

Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy

Mastectomy vs. Lumpectomy

Dr. Jeannie Shen of the Huntington Hospital Cancer Center states that the survival rates between a mastectomy and a lumpectomy are the same. “Ultimately, women don’t die from breast cancer in their breast.

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Cancer came at me like a ton of bricks, but I was able to gain control of the things that I could control. I realized I had choices. That’s made a huge difference to me. Knowledge, choices and relationships have been my best weapons in my fight with breast cancer.
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