Breast cancer screenings and diagnoses have decreased by up to 51% across the US in the last year, according to a recent study. At Island Hospital, screenings are down by a less staggering number, at … Read More
One common side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine is swelling in the lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy) under the arm in which the shot was given. While this swelling is normal and a sign that your body … Read More
As with any medical procedure, a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan can cause stress and anxiety. While an MRI is safe and painless, some patients fear they will become claustrophobic in the machine, leaving them … Read More
As a semi-pro bass fisherman, full-time XRay/CT technologist, father and cancer survivor, Shane Hoelzle knows how important it is to find balance in life. Shane was diagnosed with Stage 1 Testicular Cancer in 2011. Through … Read More
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 325,000 Americans will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2020 and over 42,000 will die from the disease. … Read More
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