| Jun 1, 2010
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...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 11:09 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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....
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:27 PM
In scores of consumer complaints, Heart Check America clients have accused the company of using pressure sales tactics inappropriate for a health care firm as it markets long-term medical imaging contracts costing thousands of dollars.
The Tinley Park-...