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The nuclear disaster following the Japanese earthquake and tsunami has Americans worried about the risks of exposure to radiation. The Food and Drug Administration has begun screening imported seafood after a number of nations banned Japanese imports...
Baltimore SunScreening for breast cancer isn't like looking for a needle in a haystack. It's harder. It's like looking for needles in a big field of haystacks, where some of the haystacks have needles, while most don't, but you don't know which are which, so you...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesDensity. It's a less obvious feature of the female breast than, say, size. But at least when it comes to good health, it's probably more important. In fact, it just might be the greatest cancer risk you've never heard of. Study after study has found...
Tags: Family, Mammogram, Education, Hormones and Metabolism, X-rays
WGNTV NEWSThere's a potential new weapon in the battle against breast cancer. Researchers say super-cold gas can kill tumors, and make sure they never return. The way it works is, doctors inject through a needle the super-cold gas into a patient around the tumor....
Orlando SentinelFor Susan Wuerz of Winter Springs, Florida, the only thing worse than worrying about whether she had breast cancer were the tests. The standard way of locating most breast tumors involves threading a wire through a needle to the site of a tumor...
Advocating the need for a medical team approach in the treatment and recovery from breast cancer, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), in partnership with the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS), urges breast cancer patients, and...
Gerald Frank "Gerry" Scidmore, a former longtime chief of medical staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and prominent Newport Beach radiologist, has died. The 71-year-old died Friday at Hoag after a brief but intense fight against leukemia, his...
Stitches A Memoir David Small W.W. Norton: 330 pp., $23.95 Since the first caveman drew images on walls, human beings have had an urge to document their stories in pictures. While that impulse made its way onto paper as comics by the mid-19th century,...
Tags: Family, X-rays, Movies, Entertainment, Children
HealthKey.com contributorEating healthy foods and staying fit can help prevent breast cancer. But breast cancer may strike despite your best efforts to follow a healthy lifestyle. So it is essential to schedule regular breast cancer screenings. The earlier a cancerous tumor is...
Tags: Mammogram, X-rays, Breast, Breast Cancer, Health Organizations
Medical private practice in Los Angeles has some unique features. We Angelenos fear the occasional earthquake, drought and fire, along with the more frequent wrinkles, subcutaneous fat and less than perfect health. Since we canít do much about the earthís...
Daily PressLaurie Davis is a photogenic calendar girl for '09 -- but not by choice. A diagnosis of breast cancer on March 4 catapulted her into a special sisterhood called Beyond Boobs!, a local support group for young women diagnosed with breast cancer before...
Tags: Chest, Family, Mammogram, Surgery, Breast Reconstruction
Daily PressFirst, there was film mammography, used for more than 35 years to detect early breast cancer. "It's proven to be effective even before women might find a lump or exhibit any symptoms of breast cancer," says Kelly Allison, co-medical director at the...
Tags: Mammogram, Breast, Breast Cancer, Entertainment, Electronics
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