Our Blog: To Your Health

Breast Reconstruction: Mary’s Story

Monday, November 9, 2020

As a nurse with over 28 years of experience caring for patients, Mary, 55, always tries to practice what she preaches about getting regular screenings and checkups. During her annual mammogram a few years ago, Mary’s scan showed something worrisome. After a biopsy, the results came back: Mary had malignant pre-cancer cells in her breast.

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, November 2, 2020

This November, we’re raising awareness of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the US to encourage more early screening, diagnosis and treatment. Unfortunately, most lung cancers are diagnosed at an advanced stage when cancer cells have already spread to other parts of the body, making it more difficult to treat. We know that diagnosing cancers at an earlier stage, before the cancer has spread, provides a much better chance of cure.

Video: Jeanie’s Story

Monday, October 5, 2020

After being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib), Jeanie had an irregular heartbeat and increased risk of stroke. When a cardioversion failed to restore her natural heart rhythm, she knew she needed to make significant lifestyle changes for her health.

Jeanie did this with the guidance of Dr. Sandeep Garg of The Oregon Clinic Cardiology, who put her on a path to manage her AFib through diet and exercise.

Watch the video to learn more about Jeanie’s story.

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