Manchester resident Jason Lynn, 38, owner of House of Madness Tattoo Emporium & Odditorium in Hampstead has encountered all kinds of requests during his career. But it was only this past Labor Day weekend when he decided to try something new — a three-dimensional nipple reconstruction tattoo...
Oct. 4 was just another day at Little Vinnie’s Tattoos in Finksburg, but for those who traveled from other parts of the country for their appointments that day, it was life-changing.
In July, 2017 Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, was diagnosed with glioblastoma, aggressive form of brain cancer. A little over a year later, on Aug. 25, McCain passed away from the disease. That is, according to Dr. Roberto Martinez, fairly common.
So you’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Now what? First things first, take a deep breath and understand that the treatment of cancer has been rapidly evolving, according to Marcia McMullin, coordinator at the Center for Breast Health at Carroll Hospital.
As the national opioid overdose crisis and policies to combat it evolve, the drugs remain a crucial tool in treating cancer-related pain. Doctors use opioids, paired with other techniques, to improve patients quality of life. Cancer advocates work to negate unintended consequences of opioid policy.
There’s no sugar coating it, cancer treatment can be rough. Testing chemo, radiation and surgery all take a toll on a person, as do the the associated bills: A recent report from the American Cancer Society, “The Costs of Cancer,” pegs the out of pocket costs spent by cancer patients in 2014 alone.
Some cancers are more treatable than others, and in most cases, the earlier the cancer is found before it is metastasizes, the higher rate of survival.
Becky Martin is taking an indefinite leave as McDaniel College women's basketball coach after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier in the year.
LifeBridge Health’s third Mammothon is scheduled for Nov. 1, offering extended hours to make sure that local women do not forget their annual screening.
Finksburg's Revolution Motor Works has joined a national campaign called Brakes for Breasts, for which it will donate 10 percent of each brake job to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund.
This month, Carroll Hospital will continue to support the Center for Breast Health and breast cancer patients from diagnosis to battle and beyond with its annual Pink Fling event.