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Local cancer center treated 58 this year

...across the country in her journey to be cancer-free. Without any treatment options in her hometown, she went to Texas for a mastectomy after her diagnosis in April.After the surgery, she went to Juneau for a doctor's appointment and to figure out her treatment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10/local-cancer-center-treated-58-year
Local
One real choice: Survive

...ducts, thought to be stage zero. She decided to get a full mastectomy. What was hoped to have been a decisive victory against cancer...likely to get cancer again. She chose to have a prophylactic mastectomy on her other breast. "Some people choose all-natural and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-08/one-real-choice-survive
Local
Let's make October 'Do Something Real' month

...My grandma, who passed away around Christmas last year, had breast cancer before I could remember. She had a single mastectomy, so she had a fake, gel-filled prosthesis to wear in her bra. Once my sister and I popped it with an earring (because...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-10/lets-make-october-do-something-real-m
Opinion
Drink to your health

...Watkins said she made devil's club tea part of her daily regiment after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 1985 and had a mastectomy. She said she's been clear ever since and that she sends tea to any friends or relatives dealing with cancer.Another...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-24/drink-your-health
Neighbors
Alaska editorial: End 'drive-by' mastectomies

...because it's difficult, after a radical mastectomy such as Mrs. Ford had undergone, to...mastectomies. It's true that a radical mastectomy, which involves removing all of the...might be easier to wave sooner, but a mastectomy is still serious surgery, and there...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083007/opi_20070830006.shtml
Opinion
Let's make October 'Do Something Real' month

...My grandma, who passed away around Christmas last year, had breast cancer before I could remember. She had a single mastectomy, so she had a fake, gel-filled prosthesis to wear in her bra. Once my sister and I popped it with an earring (because...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/melissa-griffiths/2013-10-09/lets-make-october
Study: More U.S. women receiving inappropriate breast cancer treatment

...spread to other areas. The first is a mastectomy the removal of the breast together with...is a more complicated treatment than mastectomy. The problem noted by researchers from...Meanwhile, the proportion of women whose mastectomy treatment was performed incorrectly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092900/Bre_Breakin.html
Breaking
Alaska musher Jonrowe's mom faces cancer surgery

...Anchorage Daily News that her 81-year-old mother, Peg Stout, has been scheduled for a double mastectomy by March 15. Jonrowe had a double mastectomy after her cancer diagnosis in 2002. "I wish I could just throw a blanket around her and make...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030710/sta_571815005.shtml
News
State Briefs

...something like this just kicks your feet out from under you." She was diagnosed in July. A week after diagnosis, Jonrowe had a mastectomy. On Aug. 15, she had her first chemotherapy treatment. One wound from the surgery still hasn't healed properly, a hurdle...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100302/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Business Profile

...In the next few months, Wunsch said she and Ogden will expand the shop's wares to include breast prosthesis and post-mastectomy fashions. Wunsch said she tries to to meet her clients' needs by obtaining wigs, pieces, wraps and twisties in all shades...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081401/Biz_BizProfile.shtml
Business

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