| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Local surgeons are cautiously optimistic about a new study that finds that many women with early stage breast cancer do not need a procedure that has long been routine: Removal of all cancerous lymph nodes from the armpit.
“This is a major change,&...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Though he overcame cancer, Jack Marshall Shimko was no match for the recent large ocean swells and rough seas off the Southern California coast.
The Newport Beach native had to divert his quest to paddle to each of the eight Channel Islands —...
| Apr 21, 2009
Women who have their healthy ovaries removed when they have a hysterectomy face a higher risk of death, including death from coronary heart disease and lung cancer, than women who keep their ovaries, according to new research.
The finding, from a study...
| Oct 8, 2009
| 2:33 PM
LOS ANGELES --The science and art of neurosurgery is evolving and now patients diagnosed with brain tumors are benefitting!
Thanks to new instruments and technology, neurosurgeons are being able to remove brain tumors in a whole new way.
74 year old...