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After undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Lillie Shockney, the administrative director of the Johns Hopkins Breast Center, had nipple reconstruction — twice. Despite the many shades of patients' skin tone, "The color choices for doing it in the...
Dr. Philip J. Ferris, former longtime chairman of the department of surgery at Franklin Square Medical Center, died Nov. 8 of cardiac arrest at his Lutherville home. He was 79. "He was just a great man. He was down-to-earth and fun, but at the same...
Special to SunSpotRoslyn Hart-Cooper longed to wear a sundress for more than 30 years. But she didn't dare slip into one because she felt self-conscious about the size of her bustline. Wearing a 46E bra, Hart-Cooper, 50, felt her breasts would attract too much unwanted...
New Haven Register, Conn.Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy "shines a light on genetic risk," Dr. Anees Chagpar, director of the Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital, said Tuesday. Jolie had both breasts removed because she has a mutation...
The Fresno BeeAngelina Jolie's disclosure that she had her breasts removed to prevent cancer was welcome news Tuesday to a Clovis woman who had a similar procedure a year ago and hopes the headlines help other women facing the disease. "It's good to feel you are...
Angelina Jolie's news that she elected to have both breasts removed to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer has put a celebrity spotlight on a decision more women are facing. Advances in genetic testing and a better understanding of the BRCA...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar-winning film star Angelina Jolie revealed on Tuesday that she underwent a double mastectomy after learning she had inherited a high risk of breast cancer and said she hoped her story would inspire other women fighting the life-...
One of the brothers behind the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign for weight-loss surgery faces the possible revocation of his medical license in a misconduct case filed by state regulators. The Medical Board of California accused Michael Omidi of "repeated...
After struggling to breast-feed her first two children, Nyssa Retter was determined to do better with her third. She gave birth without painkillers, which may make newborns slightly drowsy. She chose a free-standing birth center staffed with lactation-...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.A rally for the transgender community echoed from an unexpected corner of the country this week: a Boston fraternity. Members of Emerson College’s Phi Alpha Tau fraternity made national news by raising money to pay for Donnie Collins’ gender...
Laguna Beach philanthropists Sue and Bill Gross donated $2 million to help fund the work of Hoag Hospital breast cancer expert Dr. Melvin Silverstein, the hospital announced Monday. The gift establishes the Gross Family Foundation endowed chair in...
Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: Why is it that some breast cancers have higher survival rates than others? ANSWER: The main reason for the difference in survival rates is that breast cancer is not just one disease. It's well accepted that there are four distinct...
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