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.
September 16, 2014
When someone is diagnosed with cancer, we often don’t know what to say. Just starting a conversation can be difficult because there is no presupposed way to talk to someone who has cancer. Breast cancer survivor Mary Kay Jurovcik offers some tips.
September 16, 2014
South Sound Breast Center in Olympia is hosting a women's health event on Saturday, September 27. Come have your annual mammogram and take advantage of other welllness education opportunities, too.
September 09, 2014
The world changes when a person hears: “You have cancer.” The patient’s world changes, obviously. But, we sometimes forget cancer impacts not only the person diagnosed with the disease, but those around them, too – family, friends, co-workers and neighbors.
September 02, 2014
Community cancer events are scheduled across Washington and Montana. Read our latest blog post to see what’s happening in your neighborhood.
August 26, 2014
3D mammography is an innovative screening and diagnostic tool for breast cancer. It takes a series of multiple images to form a 3D picture of your breast tissue in as little as one-millimeter slices. These detailed images allow the radiologist to scroll through the breast tissue, layer by layer, and obtain a more accurate overall picture of the breast.
August 19, 2014
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon and scientist known globally for applying collaborative science and technology to improve the health of patients battling life-threatening disease, has been named Providence Health & Services’ new global director for cancer services and bioinformatics.
August 12, 2014
Genetic counseling provides information to help people understand the risk factors for cancer in their family. If a risk is present, genetic counselors can make recommendations and provide support to individuals and families to reduce cancer risk.
August 05, 2014
Marcia Reimers wasn’t eating right. Her appetite was gone, yet her stomach felt bloated and heavy. “It was like I was carrying a...