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Roanoke, Va.--- Last year, it's estimated there more than 261,000 new cases of breast cancer discovered in the United States. A local group is hoping to change that and they're getting "man's best friend" involved. On Saturday, March 19, Paws for...
A cancer patient could lose one or both of her breasts after undergoing experimental radiation therapy at Hoag Hospital, her attorney said Wednesday. The 58-year-old woman, referred to as "Jane Doe" by her attorney, Jeff Milman, was the first patient at...
An Ashkenazi Jewish woman in her 50s, Rachel, is diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother, Sadie, age 80, has a history of melanoma, which was treated successfully. Sadie's younger sister, Zelda, died of breast cancer in her early 40s many years ago....
1.3 million people are diagnosed annually with breast cancer. Women. Men. Susan G. Komen for the Cure hopes that with early detection, improved treatment and increased access to breast health services there will be a better chance for survival...
Births A daughter, Cameryn Elizabeth Russell, was born to Kristina Broman and Ryan Russell of Charlevoix Feb. 27, 2011, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Cameryn weighed 6 pounds at birth. Grandparents are Angela Peck of Charlevoix, Michael Peck of...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - A new analysis of evidence used by a U.S. advisory panel to roll back breast cancer screening guidelines suggests it may have ignored evidence that more frequent mammograms save more lives, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday....
The movement to dump practically all federal funding for Planned Parenthood is sending shockwaves across America. On the surface this is about trimming the national deficit. But, make no mistake, there are strong political undertones here and Planned...
Tags: Abortion, Jackie Speier, Social Issues, Health, Politics
Kaiser Health NewsIn a new book, "Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health," Dartmouth researchers and physicians H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz and Steven Woloshin argue that the medical establishment's embrace of early diagnosis and treatment as the...
Special to the Los Angeles Times"I was looking for a good place to park my boat" is how Kate Hill, an American woman who grew up in Southern California, explains what brought her to this particular spot in Gascony, a rural region in southwestern France. Hill had been cruising the...
I recently underwent — in rapid succession — a root canal and my annual mammogram. The root canal was painless, thanks to my dental surgeon, who asked numerous questions, expressed great concern about my comfort and, on his own initiative,...
Tags: MRI (imaging), Pain, Idaho, Health, Mammogram
Excellence in care is not the work of one physician, one nurse or one procedure. It is the end result of a multi-disciplinary team working with the right resources, towards a common goal. The Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center Cancer Program allows for...
Tags: Health, Surgery, Diseases and Illnesses, Education, Cancer
The 33 NewsKaren Kuhlmann has fought breast cancer since she was diagnosed in July of 2009--she underwent traditional chemotherapy--and for a brief moment the future looked bright. "I had my bilateral mastectomy," Karen said. "I had the reconstruction, everything...
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