December 09, 2014
A cancer diagnosis is terrifying on its own. But, in the case of breast cancer, the possibility of breast disfigurement adds another unsettling detail.
December 04, 2014
Retired oral surgeon, Dr. David Hafer, shares his story as a doctor, a patient and a person battling anal cancer.
November 12, 2014
Cancer in the family becomes part of the family. Kids shouldn’t be excluded from it. Krista Robak, certified child life specialist at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital, offers some advice on how to talk to kids about cancer.
October 30, 2014
Do you know anyone who isn’t aware of breast cancer? If breast cancer is so ubiquitous, then why do we need a breast cancer awareness month? Why do we need seas of pink ribbons?
October 28, 2014
Wild foods are nutritionally dense and have the unique ability to connect us with the seasons, the environment and the place we live. I think that is something a lot of people are really missing – that connection to community and to our food.
October 22, 2014
You probably know smoking’s bad for a lot of reasons – like hypertension, heart disease and lung cancer. But, did you know smoking is the number-one risk factor for bladder cancer?
October 14, 2014
Does the thought of having a mammogram send a shiver through you? We women come up with all sorts of reasons to skip this potentially life-saving procedure. Here are the top six excuses doctors hear – and six reasons why these excuses just don’t work.
October 07, 2014
Each year, hundreds of families in Western Montana are affected by cancer. Since 2009, Team Up Montana, the Providence Montana Health Foundation and the generosity of countless Western Montanans have helped provide life-saving treatment for hundreds of people with cancer in their communities – including Missoula’s Molly Huffman and Eileen Deda.
September 30, 2014
Confused about how often you should have a screening mammogram? Dr. Lawrence Bennett of South Sound Radiology explains how recent publicity doesn't get the story quite right and tells us what the current recommendations are.
September 23, 2014
There’s a storm on the horizon. How should I prepare? Do everything to weather the storm as safely and as comfortably as possible? Then relax and feel at peace about the impending storm? Well … maybe.