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Special to The Times"Since you are a cancer survivor, it would be wise to run a few tests," said the neurologist I recently visited. I cringed when I heard his words. The thought of a few tests didn't bother me: I like it when a doctor pays attention to my history. However,...
Times Staff WriterMore on French medicine. I had to get a mammogram at a fancy clinic in the 7th near Les Invalides. In most ways it was just like having a mammogram in the U.S., except... I was shown into a changing room and told to take off my top. But there was no...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Health
Special to The TimesIf 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,...
Tags: Menopause, Chemotherapy, Surgery, Health, Diseases and Illnesses
Special to The TimesYou 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...
Tags: Nausea, Movies, Family, Chemotherapy, Hair Loss
Special to The TimesChemo 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...
Special to The TimesI 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...
Special to The TimesOn 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...
Tags: Movies, Entertainment, X-rays, Radiology
The Hartford CourantI was moved by Angelina Jolie's recent revelation that she had a double mastectomy because she has a BRAC gene mutation that indicates a higher risk of getting breast or ovarian cancer. I am BRCA 1 positive and had my breasts removed to reduce my risk...
Seminar about knee injuries MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The staff at Robinwood Orthopaedic Specialty Center is hosting a free educational seminar that will discuss why knee injuries are more prevalent among female athletes and what to expect following...
The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M.For More Information Those interested in more information about the BRCA mutation can contact the San Juan Regional Medical Center's Cancer Navigator at 505-609-6259. Additional information about support and resources available to those diagnosed with...
NewsdayLaurie Mischo, mother of three in Syosset, said Angelina Jolie was right on target when she wrote in an op-ed that opting for a preventive double mastectomy made her "feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity."...
For most women, the risk of developing breast cancer over a lifetime is 12 percent. For women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, that risk multiplies to close to 87 percent. In choosing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, Hollywood star Angelina...
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