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The 33 NewsCindy Davis has come a long way--almost three years ago she was diagnosed with breast cancer--chemotherapy took her hair but not her sense of humor or hope. She had a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery--but something was still missing....
The 33 NewsSharon Goldman knows her way around a hospital--especially Parkland Hospital where she's an oncology nurse navigator--now she's on the receiving end of care after being diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. "I was absolutely shocked," Sharon said....
HealthKey.com contributorJust learning that you have breast cancer can cause severe emotional distress. Research by Mark T. Hegel, Ph.D., of the Department of Psychiatry and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center of Dartmouth Medical School and his colleagues found that of the 236...
Tags: Surgery, Reconstruction, Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, Breast
L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week approved a settlement of more than $222,000 with a woman whose breasts were removed at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center even though she did not have breast cancer. Ana Jimenez-Salgado underwent......
EDWARD MELMED is a surgeon in Dallas.THE FRIDAY before Thanksgiving, all U.S. plastic surgeons received a congratulatory e-mail from the principal manufacturer of breast implants. "Let's toast this monumental occasion," reads the subject line. Silicone implants are coming back on the market...
Daily PressLaurie Davis is a photogenic calendar girl for '09 -- but not by choice. A diagnosis of breast cancer on March 4 catapulted her into a special sisterhood called Beyond Boobs!, a local support group for young women diagnosed with breast cancer before...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Food and Drug Administration Friday approved the first AIDS test that uses saliva instead of blood to determine whether a person has been infected by the virus. But the agency warned that the saliva test is not as accurate as the current tests that...
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