Breast Cancer Survivor Will Walk 1,000 Miles to Congress
Paulette Leaphart, 49, is going to Washington, D.C. And she will make the entire 1,000-mile journey on foot. Nothing will stand in her way - not even the shirt on her back. Literally. She will walk from Biloxi, Mississippi, tomorrow completely topless, showing the evidence of her double mastectomy
What It Feels Like to Be a Young Transgender Man in the Shadow of North Carolina's 'Bathroom Law'
Reevs O'Neal is a transgender man who's about to have a life-changing operation that he says he would not have felt comfortable doing in his home state of North Carolina. "In North Carolina, it definitely wasn't safe for me to transition," O'Neal told ABC News' "Nightline." "It was just
Transgender Man Shares Struggle After Leaving North Carolina Home
Reevs O'Neal left North Carolina and moved into an emergency shelter called Casa Ruby.
Mom Blogs That Losing a Child Is Helping Her Fight Breast Cancer
A British mother, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, explained in a moving blog post why her new medical issues don't scare her. Elizabeth Hutton wrote , "It's not that I think it will be easy, or that its not serious, it's that I know that however dire things get (death excluded)I will come
Barbara Walters Remembers the Late Nancy Reagan
Barbara Walters stops by to reminisce with "The View" co-hosts about the former first lady of the United States.
Nancy Reagan's Style and Grace in the White House
Nancy Reagan is said to have redefined the role of first lady. Her glamour was rivaled only by her advocacy as she gave voice to millions of Americans. In 1987, she brought breast cancer to the forefront after she was diagnosed with the disease and defended her decision to have a mastectomy. “I
Nancy Reagan, Former First Lady, Dies at 94
Former Actress, First Lady and Anti-Drug Advocate Known for her Devotion to Husband
Mastectomies Increased 36 Percent From 2005 to 2013, Report Finds
A new report published today finds there has been a dramatic increase in the number of mastectomies over the past decade. Although breast cancer rates remained the same, the rate of women getting mastectomies increased 36 percent from 2005 to 2013, according to a report from the U.S. Department of
Model Mieko Rye Poses After Chemotherapy to Inspire Other Women
Model Mieko Rye couldn't look in the mirror. During 20 weeks of chemotherapy to treat stage three breast cancer , she purposely avoided her reflection. "I would purposely brush my teeth, but I wouldn't take a second to look," she told ABC News. "I didn't want to spend time on that because in my
Shannen Doherty Says Her Former Management Company's Employees Assumed Her Identity to Obtain Her Medical Information
Shannen Doherty has accused employees of her former management company, Tanner Mainstain, of assuming her identity in a series of phone calls to the Screen Actors Guild Health Plan. Lawyers for the actress, who is battling breast cancer, claim in a new court filing obtained by ABC News that her