Breast Cancer

Patient puts up fight with double mastectomy, breast reconstruction

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.

A clear breast exam, a big relief

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.


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Studying for the Future

Breast cancer treatment in five days. We look at a procedure being testing at the California Cancer Center in Fresno and how it could improve the future of cancer care.

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Pay it Forward

Taking something personal and turning it into something that will help others. That is exactly what a Valley agriculture leader did. Mark Borba and his company, Borba Farms, rallied others to raise funds for a digital mammogram at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno.

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

Breast MRI Exam Helps Fight Breast Cancer.

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Meet Sheriff Margaret Mims

Meet a woman who has become an inspiration to others battling breast cancer while battling crime throughout Fresno County. Sheriff Margaret Mims speaks to MedWatch about being a breast cancer survivor.

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Team Approach

Breast cancer is widespread, affecting people of all walks of life. See how a collaborative team approach at Community helps patients to create a personalized treatment plan and sets a new standard for breast health.

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