| May 3, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go his whole life without ever taking a PSA test, according to the American Urological Assn.
In a new clinical guideline unveiled Friday, the urologists said that only men between the ages of 55 and...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 12:47 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using a computer tool to help doctors analyze mammography images increases the number of early, non-invasive breast cancers that are caught, but also means more women without cancer have to undergo follow-up ultrasounds and...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:24 PM
I was going to write about politics today, but I decided I'd rather promote an event taking place this weekend to raise money for a very sick little girl and her family. I'll begin with basic information about the event,......
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Faced with making a life-changing decision for their unborn twin girls, former Brawley resident Bryanne McCown and husband Adam found their faith challenged but discovered that the support of this close-knit Valley community and prayer helped carry them...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Niki Zikmund thought she had done all the right things. She got plenty of exercise,
breast fed her children, did not smoke and was not a heavy drinker. She was careful
with her diet. In fact, she was a leader in the local Weight Watchers organization....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Students and teachers at Rockwood elementary wore pink Wednesday in honor of fourth-grade teacher Christy Hay's treatment for breast cancer.
"Every year the teachers pay $5 to wear a breast cancer pin," Hay said. "When they picked the day this year...
| Oct 10, 2012
It’s in the quiet moments that no one really talks about.
The moment when her husband helped shave her head.
The moment when she saw herself in the mirror after her breasts were removed.
The moment when the decision wasn’t even a question,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:56 AM
Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be a frightening and life-changing moment for a woman and her family. A million things will run through her mind from how she'll pay for treatment to whether her hair will fall out.
But at the Women's Breast...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:07 AM
Last year more than 4,000 patients passed through the doors at the Breast Center at Palms West Hospital, which has been providing full screening and biopsy service to the western communities since 2000.
"We work closely with many of the surgeons out...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:26 PM
October is especially busy for radiologist Sheryl Siegmund-Weekly.
Because it's breast cancer awareness month, more women are getting their mammograms, said Siegmund-Weekly, who works at at Avera St. Luke's Hospital.
The mammogram X-ray produces...
| Oct 31, 2012
She's only 17, but Jessica Chrzan is at the forefront of an effort to do a better job of monitoring a disease that makes her nauseated.
Chrzan participated in a University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine study that tested a new way to...