Our Blog: To Your Health

Breast Cancer Reconstruction: Surgeons Collaborate to Help Patients

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Breast Reduction Surgery

For patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer, deciding on a surgical option can be a distressing experience. Fortunately, when surgeons work together to collaborate on a course of treatment, patients have a smoother experience with better outcomes and feel more supported throughout the process. With all the recent advancements in breast cancer reconstruction, collaboration between surgeons has become an important part of patient care. At The Oregon Clinic, our general surgeons work in tandem with our plastic surgeons to ensure patients receive the best treatment possible and help them feel less victimized by cancer.

How Healthy Eating Patterns Shape Your Immune System

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Alyssa O'Brien, RDN, LD

If there’s one thing to remember this winter and flu season, it’s that maintaining your everyday healthy eating pattern is more important for your immune system than trying to catch up after the sniffling starts. While the idea of boosting your immune system is somewhat of a misnomer, you can help it function most effectively by taking care of yourself. Maintaining a healthy diet keeps the immune system balanced and ready to fight against infection and viruses.