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Natalia Hernandez

Natalia Hernandez, Health Guide

A 27-year-old Inspiration

Breast Reconstruction After Masctectomy and Radiation - What's Next with Lipo, Implants

Hey everyone! I wanted to tell you guys about my recent visit to a plastic surgeon to discuss my breast reconstruction.  I had a mastectomy in January of this year and I also had 7 weeks of radiation that I completed at the end of March.  I knew that I can't have a reconstruction until about 6 months after my... Read moreChevron

Craig Stoltz

Craig Stoltz, Health Guide

Health Journalist

Sen. Kennedy and the Brain Tumor: Zebras, Not Horses

A well-worn phrase in the world of medicine is, "When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras." The idea is that when you're trying to make a diagnosis, focus first on the most likely possibilities, not the rare and exotic (and often more fearsome) ones.


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posted 05/20/2008, comments (0)|
Doug  Haberstroh

Doug Haberstroh, Health Guide

Breast Cancer Husband

Keri's Metastatic Breast Cancer Story Comes to an End

A Note from Doug Haberstroh: This will be the last entry. Keri's struggle ceased. Her love, her memory, her being will live on forever in me, our families, and our friends. Her life was too short, and if I could have changed places with her I would have. If meaning I had to do it all over again just for one more minute... Read moreChevron
Michelle Kung

Michelle Kung, Health Guide

Entertainment Journalist

Chemo Style on the Big Screen: Top 10 Picks for Cancer Movies

From Ali McGraw's unapologizing romantic in "Love Story" to Debra Winger's wise-cracking daughter and mother of three in "Terms of Endearment,"... Read moreChevron

Jeannette Vagnozzi

Jeannette Vagnozzi, Health Guide

Writer, Professor

New Research Questions Taxol's Efficacy for Common Breast Cancer

After enduring four grueling rounds of Taxol during my chemotherapy treatments, imagine my disappointment upon learning that it may have all been for naught.


Current research lead by Dr. Daniel Hayes of the University of Michigan indicates... Read moreChevron