The Everett Clinic now offers cryoablation for the minimally invasive treatment of breast fibroadenomas (solid, noncancerous breast tumors that are usually painless and vary in size). Although a fibroadenoma is not life-threatening, treatment may be desired because this benign tumor can cause physical deformity, discomfort or emotional distress. Read more about IceCure: New treatment for benign breast tumors
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Early detection is the key to breast cancer survivorship. A screening mammogram is a low-dose X-ray used to evaluate a woman’s breast health. It helps doctors see whether there are any abnormalities or changes in the breast tissue that may need treatment. With this in mind, we are offering 3D mammography screenings in addition to 2D screenings.
What is a 3D mammography screening?
It’s an X-ray that takes multiple images of your breast tissue. The images are then converted to a 3D image that allows the radiologist to see the tissue in greater detail. Read more about Seeing more in 3D
In March, financial advisor Dale Terwedo, 55, owner of TFS Advisors, LLC, of Edmonds, celebrated a milestone—five years cancer free. These days his risk of getting colon cancer is the same as anyone else’s. Read more about New Pain Therapy Treatment Keeps Pilot Aloft
Now that the sun is getting closer to rising when you are, you might be ready to chase it. Without starting your runs off on the right foot, however, small errors could lead to big issues. Read more about Five Ways to Keep Spring in Your Step
Listen for Everett Clinic pulmonologist Dr. Ron Green on Health Matters radio, KRKO 1380am, 6 pm, Mon., May 11 with hosts Shannon O’Kelley, Physical Therapist and President of Integrated Rehabilitation Group, and Maury Eskenazi, radio personality from Fox Sports radio.
Dr. Green will talk about pulmonary embolism, a sudden bloackage in a lung artery: what it is, who's at risk, what the symptoms are and how it's diagnosed. He'll also discuss treatment options and prevention. Read more about Listen May 11: Dr. Green on pulmonary embolism