| Apr 12, 2010
Breast-cancer-screening 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 have to...
| Sep 20, 2010
Joshua Lilienstein lined up for treatment this summer at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center's general oncology clinic. A medical student who'd been battling cancer for four years, Lilienstein had little choice. In June 2009, he lost his insurance after...
| Sep 30, 2010
Second opinions are a must! At my annual mammogram, a small spot was found in my left breast. The breast surgeon performed a physical exam and ultrasound. The surgeon explained the spot was too small to do a needle aspiration, if done, it could split...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 7:43 PM
"Am I going to die?" "Will I lose my hair?" "Will I ever be really well again?"
These are among the questions that people newly diagnosed with breast cancer typically ask. To answer them and to smooth the intense emotional experience and complex...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 1:53 PM
On July 2, Wei-Shen Chin sold his home at 2207 Lakeside Drive in Orlando, Fla., to Eugene and Tanya Carpenter. The Carpenters bought the home for $922,000.
Wei-Shen Chin, a physician at Medical Center Radiology Group in Orlando, Fla., practices...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:59 AM
Twin X-ray machines are positioned above and beside the face of a sedated patient in the interventional radiology suite of Riverside Regional Medical Center.
These machines help Dr. Frank Sanderson fill aneurysms with thin, flexible strands of platinum,...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 6:24 AM
I ended Breast Cancer Awareness Month doing something I should have done in the beginning of the month – I had a mammogram. It actually was due Oct. 1, but somehow I manage to be a few weeks late every year. It's certainly not due to lack of...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Hearing loss? Chronic sinus infection? Deviated septum? There's a new diagnostic tool in town: The Xoran MiniCAT scanner.
On first impression it looks like a futuristic electric chair. Patients sit upright and still in the square seat, while a gantry...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 7:28 AM
CHICAGO (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....
| Jan 14, 2011
| 3:06 PM
An Indianapolis woman is speaking out after receiving medical bills and sensitive patient information for five complete strangers.
"It's scary to think what someone could do with all this information," said Christina Haynes, who discovered the mix-up....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 11:04 AM
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters installed a new CT scanner that creates high-resolution images at unprecedented speeds and uses just a fraction of the radiation required by scanners available in most settings, the hospital said in a news...