| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Coordinated 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...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Giuliana Rancic has had her double mastectomy and is "doing really well," according to husband Bill Rancic, who got to help pick out the new look that will come with her reconstructive surgery. Giuliana Rancic discovered her breast cancer after a...
| Jun 22, 2010
Just learning that you have breast cancer can cause severe emotional distress.
Research by Mark T. Hegel, Ph.D., of the Department of Psychiatry and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center of Dartmouth Medical School and his colleagues found that of the 236...
| Jun 7, 2010
Considering breast surgery to change your breast size or lift sagging breasts? Familiarize yourself with these basics before you consult with a plastic surgeon.
Breast Augmentation: Implant Pros and Cons
Breast augmentation is achieved by inserting...
| Jun 5, 2010
Julie Zimerle has always thought her prominent family nose looked great — on her father and brother. Built-in character and all that. But the blue-eyed beauty with a big smile and a small face always felt a bit like a human toucan when seen from the...
| Jun 4, 2010
Julie Zimerle has always thought her prominent family nose looked great — on her father and brother. Built-in character and all that. But the blue-eyed beauty with a big smile and a small face always felt a bit like a human toucan...
| Jun 23, 2010
Mammography is one of the best tools for detecting breast cancer. The current technology utilizes two-dimensional imaging to see through breast tissue and fat, but it is not always accurate.
"One of the problems we have as breast imagers is when we...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Breast cancer research advocate Nilo Ghandehari began eight years ago with a small backyard fundraiser, about $400 in donations and a goal to give young people a way to get involved.
Now in its eighth year, the annual OC Breast Cancer Fundraiser aims...
| Aug 31, 2010
Last November Tiffany Allison made the decision of a lifetime--she discovered a lump in her breast that turned out to be cancer and at 29 she faced her future.
"I did the genetic testing," Tiffany said. " I met with the surgeon to go over a treatment...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 3:27 PM
An Ashkenazi Jewish woman in her 50s, Rachel, is diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother, Sadie, age 80, has a history of melanoma, which was treated successfully. Sadie's younger sister, Zelda, died of breast cancer in her early 40s many years ago....
| Nov 7, 2011
Cindy Davis has come a long way--almost three years ago she was diagnosed with breast cancer--chemotherapy took her hair but not her sense of humor or hope.
She had a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery--but something was still missing....