cancer

Staying Centered Throughout Cancer Treatment

the MWHC Blog Team January 27, 2016

Yoga Instructor Uses Inner Strength to Aid in Recovery during Cancer Treatment Calm and centered yoga instructor Youngsun Switzer takes pride in her pursuit of a…

A Breast Cancer Diagnosis: It Takes Your Breath Away

the MWHC Blog Team April 12, 2016

Breast Cancer Can Affect Anyone  My name is Heidi Kirby (Photo above L to R Dr. Sandra Swain, former Director of…

Helping Cancer Survivors through Art

the MWHC Blog Team July 07, 2016

Calming Unsettled Waters Cancer survivors can find themselves in a ghostly (and ghastly) space that is not quite grounded in…

With Early Detection, Prostate Cancer Is Treatable

the MWHC Blog Team August 03, 2016

For men approaching the age of 40, as well as those who have already crossed that milestone, prostate cancer is…

How advanced sarcoma treatment saves limbs–and lives

Robert Henshaw, MD, Professor and Director, Orthopedic Oncology, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute June 01, 2018

Sarcomas, which are cancers that start in bones, fat or muscle, are rare and can be challenging to treat. Historically,…

New PET-CT technology gives us an edge against cancer

Carlos A. Garcia, Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine June 26, 2018

In 2006, the latest technology available for PET-CT scans was the time-of-flight scanner. At the time, this scanner compared to…