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Angelina Jolie's news that she elected to have both breasts removed to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer has put a celebrity spotlight on a decision more women are facing. Advances in genetic testing and a better understanding of the BRCA...
AP Chief Medical WriterCHICAGO (AP) — Treating breast cancer almost always involves surgery, and for years the choice was just having the lump or the whole breast removed. Now, new approaches are dramatically changing the way these operations are done, giving women more...
One of the brothers behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign for weight-loss surgery faces the possible revocation of his medical license in a misconduct case filed by state regulators. The Medical Board of California accused Michael Omidi of "repeated...
After struggling to breast-feed her first two children, Nyssa Retter was determined to do better with her third. She gave birth without painkillers, which may make newborns slightly drowsy. She chose a free-standing birth center staffed with lactation-...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.A rally for the transgender community echoed from an unexpected corner of the country this week: a Boston fraternity. Members of Emerson College’s Phi Alpha Tau fraternity made national news by raising money to pay for Donnie Collins’ gender...
After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Lillie Shockney, the administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, had nipple reconstruction — twice. Despite the many shades of patients' skin tone, "The color choices for doing it in the...
Laguna Beach philanthropists Sue and Bill Gross donated $2 million to help fund the work of Hoag Hospital breast cancer expert Dr. Melvin Silverstein, the hospital announced Monday. The gift establishes the Gross Family Foundation endowed chair in...
Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79. "He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same...
KIAHNormally when you take a dip at a public pool you wearsome type of swimsuit top, ladies. But, what if they're too painful to wear because of your double mastectomy? The Seattle Parks and Rec department won't let breast cancer survivor, and flat chested...
Tags: Cancer, Human Interest, Breast Cancer, Mastectomy
South Bend TribuneThis story was originally published Jan. 16, 2012 Cyndee Miller often has her hands full as a hairstylist in River Park. But she tends to rub her eyes a lot, and that used to ruin any eye makeup she'd be wearing. So 15 years ago, she asked her boss...
HealthCoordinated Health this week announced that it has added to its roster a breast cancer specialist whose name is well known in the Lehigh Valley. Dr. Mark Gittleman and his practice, Breast Care Specialists, is now part of the Coordinated Health team. In...
All LewisGale imaging and breast centers will soon offer digital mammography. LewisGale already offers digital mammography at its Roanoke and Salem sites. The technology will soon be available at its Blacksburg, Pulaski, Daleville and Alleghany...
Tags: Cancer, Mammogram, Health Insurance, Breast Cancer
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