Six months ago, our Kristen Remington came across a group of nearly 20 women -- all cancer survivors -- who were considering an impressive goal to take back control of their bodies and erase the emotional scars of cancer.
After six months of hard work and even harder workouts, nearly two-dozen breast cancer survivors are in what's called peak week for the NPC Nevada State Bodybuilding, Figure and Bikini Competition. An impressive support team is getting them ready for center stage in tonight's Health Watch.
When someone in a family gets cancer, it affects everybody. Our Breast Cancer 2 Bikini series continues with a mother who is not only grateful to survive an aggressive disease, she's even more thankful for her loved ones.
If breast or gynecological cancers run in your family, you might be a candidate for a simple, mouth rinse BRCA test - available at some doctor's offices. In Health Watch, meet a woman who says it's crucial to find out.
You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. For Barbara Owens this couldn't be more true. Barbara's battle started before breast cancer. In our special Breast Cancer 2 Bikini Health Watch series, find out who inspired Barbara to fight through it all.
Our Breast Cancer 2 Bikini series continues with a woman forced to make a personal and difficult decision to remove both her breasts, as a way to help prevent the return of cancer. How Kelly Albright-Thiele is taking back control of her body post-cancer in Health Watch.
Once chemotherapy, radiation, mastectomies and, in some cases, reconstruction surgeries are over, many breast cancer survivors ask the question - what now? For a group of area women, the answer is to take back their bodies with fitness, fellowship and an itty-bitty bikini. Meet the Breast Cancer 2 Bikini ladies in Health Watch.