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  • Frank talk about cancer connects loved ones

    Frank talk about cancer connects loved ones
    When I learned recently that yet another friend had been diagnosed with cancer, I experienced my usual reaction: disbelief and sadness, followed by anger at Life In General. But for the first time, I also saw what these under-35 friends and family members...
  • Want a mammogram?

    Want a mammogram?
    Doctors usually recommend that women older than 40 get yearly mammograms. But if you're planning on calling Northwestern Memorial Hospital's state-of-the-art breast imaging center, grab next year's calendar: The next opening is in May. The long wait...
  • Lobbyist For Insurance Companies Promises Coverage For Mammograms Will Not Change.

    By Shelly Sindland Despite what a recent government panel found, a major lobbyist representing insurance companies Friday promised women in Connecticut their coverage for their mammograms will not change. "What we want women to know is that their...
  • Teresa Heinz-Kerry Being Treated For Breast Cancer, Slams Federal Mammogram Suggestions

    Teresa Heinz-Kerry Being Treated For Breast Cancer, Slams Federal Mammogram Suggestions
    Teresa Heinz says she is being treated for breast cancer discovered through mammography and argues that younger women should continue undergoing the tests despite a federal panel's recent recommendation to reduce their frequency.
  • Teresa Heinz Says She's Battling Breast Cancer

    Teresa Heinz Says She's Battling Breast Cancer
    BOSTON -- Teresa Heinz says she is being treated for breast cancer discovered through mammography and argues that younger women should continue undergoing the tests despite a federal panel's recent recommendation to reduce their frequency. The 71-year-...
  • Using CT scans to see plaque in coronary arteries

    Using CT scans to see plaque in coronary arteries
    It seems like the pinnacle of medical science: For just a few hundred dollars, you can walk into just about any hospital in Southern California and ask a doctor to check your arteries for buildup of heart-attack-inducing calcium plaque. Most of the time,...
  • Recommendations for cancer screening are under review

    You'd think there could be no downside to widespread screening for cancer. But that's not always the case. Studies on Pap smears, for example, show that atypical cells can disappear if they're left alone, while interventions can cause scarring and...
  • California Ushers In 2010 With New State Laws

    California Ushers In 2010 With New State Laws
    The new year rang in with hundreds of new state laws governing how Californians live and do business. Starting today, restaurants face strict limits on cooking with artery-clogging trans fats; people wanting plastic surgery in California must get a...
  • New mammogram guidelins contradict government panel

    New mammogram guidelins contradict government panel
    The American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging both say screening needs to begin at 30 for high-risk women and at age 40 for women with an average risk of breast cancer. The recommendations have been in the works for about 2 years....
  • Under 40 Doesn't Mean "Physician Free"

    Under 40 Doesn't Mean "Physician Free"
    Too old for the annual pediatrician visit - and too young for the annual mammogram or prostate exam - people in their 20s and 30s can easily go years without seeing a doctor. And sometimes, doctors say, that's OK. "As long as men are feeling good,...
  • The Sisters Network Breast Cancer Walk/Run

    The Sisters Network Breast Cancer Walk/Run
    Update 3/10/10 If you're a breast cancer survivor and you want to attend the Sisters Network's 11th annual conference, but feel you can't afford it, help is available. Sisters Network Inc. announced the Avon Foundation for Women has awarded the...
  • Screening Tests: Are They Worth It?

    Screening Tests: Are They Worth It?
    A few weeks ago, a healthy patient in her early 40s came to my office requesting a CT scan of the chest. She was a smoker and wanted to be sure that she didn't have lung cancer. I explained to her that a CT, or computerized tomography, scan was not a...