| Aug 10, 1998
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,...
| Dec 8, 1997
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...
| Jun 19, 1996
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Florida Hospital and Shepherd’s Hope are teaming up to offer free and low-cost screening mammograms and bone mineral density tests to women in the community this Monday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The hospital’s Mobile Wellness Unit...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:09 PM
NEWINGTON — The chamber of commerce presented a local breast cancer charity with $5,000 Monday, proceeds of its first Pinktober event to fight the deadly disease.
"This is just amazing," said Alison Caxide, president of the Wethersfield-based Team...
| Dec 1, 2013
The breast density law is spreading like wildfire, having passed in states with Republican and Democrat governors.
This is certainly good news for democracy. It shows that popular opinion still matters. It also shows that science stands little chance...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:46 PM
The three sisters from Lake Mary and their mother all share a ready smile, a good nature and a quick wit. They also have something else in common: breast cancer.
The threat that is the No. 2 cancer killer among women led each of the women to have both...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The Department of Health's website offers information on the holiday blues and healthy ways to cope with them. Visit aahealth.org and click on "holiday blues" under hot topics. Information: 410-222-6785.
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| Nov 12, 2013
It was by chance that Katherine Gorski discovered she had breast cancer.
The Lemont resident was scratching an itch when she felt a bump.
Gorski scheduled a mammogram, but the test showed nothing. A subsequent ultrasound showed the mass, at the time...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Obamacare = Prenatal and Mammogram Screenings for YOUNG MEN — FINALLY!
Hopefully, you now understand why I have devoted about a dozen of my Sunday columns to the train wreck widely known as Obamacare. From the beginning, this mega combination of...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:58 PM
The city's top medical official Tuesday defended Mayor Rahm Emanuel's effort to boost the city cigarette tax by describing the proposal as a public health initiative rather than a way to raise new revenue.
The city's top medical official Tuesday...