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Mammogram (INACTIVE)

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  • Her Beast Bopsy Took More Than Tissue

    "Great job," the nurse said as she helped me off the procedure table. But what I had actually done well, unbeknown to her, was suppress my desire to return the stomach punch I'd gotten earlier in the week when I was told that I needed a breast biopsy. I...
  • In an ailing economy, the doctor can wait

    In an ailing economy, the doctor can wait
    Dena Lansford, 49, would like to have a cholesterol check, a mammogram and, soon, a colonoscopy. She hasn't seen a dentist in more than a year. She worries that she might suffer a similar fate as her mother, who had a stroke at 47. But after losing her...
  • Washingtonians Skipping Medical Tests

    Melinda Lawson is a retired human resources manager, and knows the importance of preventative health care to her overall health. But she says when it comes actually getting it done, she's having a hard time fitting tests like a mammogram into to her...
  • Mobile Mammograms At Gene Juarez Salon

         Today's your chance to get a relaxing spa treatment and a potentially life saving test all at the same time.      The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has teamed up with the Gene Juarez Salons and Spas to offer mobile mammograms during Breast...
  • Digital Mammograms Could Save your Life

    It's a screening that could save your life, because Dr. David Naugle says breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death among women. The most effective way to find it, is through mammograms, but now the screening has entered the digital age. Up...
  • A threat of cancer, a drastic decision

    A threat of cancer, a drastic decision
    My dad did everything he could to look his best that morning. He shaved, brushed his hair and changed into a clean shirt. I stepped into his room, where he lay on his bed, propped up with pillows. His face was pale and his eyelids heavy; an oxygen...
  • Goodbye, Chemo. Hello, Radiation. Hello, Bliss

    Goodbye, Chemo. Hello, Radiation. Hello, Bliss
    Chemo is over. Chemo is over. Chemo is over. I think this bears repeating. Chemo's over. Chemo's over. Chemo's over. I've been busy since we last visited, so let's catch up. After five of eight rounds of chemotherapy, my doctor decided my heart and...
  • The Who, What and Why Behind Her Treatment

    I thought it was high time to introduce you to the directors of this production I've been starring in, the adorable and delightful total geniuses who are saving my life: Dr. Melvin Silverstein, surgical oncologist, and Dr. James Waisman, medical...
  • That Was Then, This Is Now

    That Was Then, This Is Now
    If you are lucky, this is the way cancer treatment ends, not with a bang but a whimper. Let's see, of the treatments listed for me in November: chemo--it's done; surgery--done; radiation--done. It remained only to go see my oncologist, Dr. James Waisman,...
  • The Buddy System

    The Buddy System
    On Girls' Day Out, most women indulge in activities like tea and manicures. My friends and I? We go for mammograms. Let me back up. A few months ago, I discovered a couple of breast lumps. Although my nurse practitioner felt strongly that they were...
  • The Diagnosis

    The Diagnosis
    You would think my Times article a year and a half ago about getting a mammogram would have convinced my girlfriends to do regular breast checks. But no. I had to get breast cancer before they would go to the doctor. Let me back up. Early last year, a...