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A Woman’s Journey: Insights That Matter

Nov 4, 2019

November is pancreatic cancer awareness month.  Alex Trebek has certainly brought the subject of pancreatic cancer into conversation this last year, but according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death in the U.S. Speaking in this month’s...


Oct 29, 2019

The Johns Hopkins National Proton Therapy Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital opened its door the Fall of 2019.  Proton therapy is an advanced and highly precise radiation treatment for tumors and compared to other methods, focuses more energy on the tumor itself with less radiation to surrounding healthy tissue. 

Proton...


Oct 1, 2019

According to breastcancer.org, about 12% of American women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. In 2019, it's estimated that about 30% of newly diagnosed cancers in women will be breast cancer. About 85% of breast cancer diagnoses occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer. These occur...


Sep 3, 2019

September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. According to the American Heart Association, at least 2.7 million Americans...


Aug 1, 2019

Sleep is a vital part of our lives.  Without quality sleep we have no energy and cannot perform 100%. With 50 to 70 million people in the US suffering from one or several sleep disorders and 30% of adult U.S. population suffering from insomnia and 10% from chronic insomnia, getting quality sleep is a topic no one...