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Marjorie E. Radin Breast Care Center has earned Center of Excellence designations from two organizations because of its comprehensive treatment and expertise in diagnosing breast cancer.
A few days before Christmas, 14-year-old Veronica Hernandez Arellano woke up with a headache that wouldn’t go away. So when her family noticed her becoming more and more unresponsive a little while later, Veronica was rushed to the Valley’s only Level I trauma center at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno.
When her cough wouldn’t go away last February, Anetta “Jane” Edwards’ primary care physician ordered an X-ray, which confirmed her worst fear – lung cancer. Next came a CAT scan and a lung biopsy that left her in the ICU in a south Valley hospital for days.
With a family history of breast cancer, Jennifer Costello is taking extreme measures to get rid of her cancer risk. After finding a cancerous lump in one breast, she's taking extreme measures — rather than have a lumpectomy and follow up radiation, she’s opted for a double mastectomy and then breast reconstruction.Back to Videos
Jennifer Costello has “kicked cancer butt” as she vowed to do March 3 before she underwent a double mastectomy and the initial stage of breast reconstruction surgery at Clovis Community Medical Center. She’s completely cancer free with no need for any follow-up radiation or chemotherapy.
There can be a few anxious moments as a woman waits for that first follow-up mammogram after having breast cancer surgery. That was true for Theresa Polzien who shared her story with Healthcare Heroes television viewers.
The football-sized tumor on the back of Brent Jackson’s right thigh was a puzzle to the surgeon and pathologist who examined it at Community Regional Medical Center in a January biopsy surgery that was featured on the nationally syndicated Healthcare Heroes TV show. It turned out to be an aggressive muscle cancer usually found in children.
Brent Jackson, 22, a newly married grad student with a football-sized mass on his thigh turns to Dr. Christina Maser for a diagnosis.Back to Videos