| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:17 AM
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2009 by Dr. Nicholas Tranakas at Broward Health Medical Center. My treatment included lumpectomy and radiation followed by aromatase inhibitor medication for seven years.
My dearest friend volunteered to...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days.
The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:02 AM
The 2015 Broward Heart Walk Executive Leadership Breakfast is set for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84 in Davie.
The event is organized by walk co-chairs Rick and Rita Case Automotive and Dr. Edward Savage, chairman...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The lump on my left breast was palpated by my experienced and knowledgeable OB/GYN of 13 years, Dr. Gil Aronson during a routine checkup in July 2013. My cancer was the size of a peanut and that it hadn’t spread to the rest of my body gave me...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
She was born in postwar Poland and grew up under the shadow of the old Soviet Union. But Dr. Maria Siemionow doesn't talk politics. She talks medicine.
"It always changes. It's never always the same patients. It's never always the same result. It's...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:58 AM
I noticed a lump during the summer of 2013 and convinced myself that it was a clogged sweat gland. I waited several months until my regular six month checkup with my primary physician, Dr. Diana Galindo at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Almost as an...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:30 PM
All of my adult life I have had cystic breasts and because of this, after the age of 40 I had yearly examinations. I had two benign tumors removed. In 2007, the mammogram revealed a suspicious area. We discovered it was ductal carcinoma invasive in situ...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:49 AM
The Sun Sentinel will host "Party in Pink" Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at 110 Tower located in Fort Lauderdale. The event will honor the 2014 Sun Sentinel Life's Victories participants who, throughout the month of October, will share their personal stories in...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D., and Brigid Titgemeier, M.S., R.D.N., of Cleveland Clinic
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Did you know you can hydrate with what's on your plate -- not just what's in your cup? The following foods...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Amateur Astronomers Association, 6 p.m. at Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. Call 954-357-7443.
Artist Talk: The Runway Through the Lens, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Stirling Road Branch Library, 3151 Stirling Road. Free. Call 954-...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Long before he became a car dealer, Al Maroone watched his mother fall ill with cancer. He would drive across town, pick her up, take her to the hospital for treatment and drive her home. After a while, he lost his job.
Al kept caring for his mother,...