For Michael Fleisher, retirement couldn’t arrive soon enough. Working for a local gaming company, he hadn’t enjoyed much time off in years and was looking forward to escaping his long six-day workweeks.
The 10th annual Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Festival takes place Saturday at Lake Las Vegas with the goal of raising funds for local women and men who otherwise can’t afford to pay for mammograms, biopsies, surgeries and other needed medical procedures. All proceeds will benefit Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican’s R.E.D. (Responsible Early Detection) Rose program.
It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there’s some good news in the fight against this deadly disease: From 1989 to 2015, according to the American Cancer Society, early detection efforts contributed to a 39 percent decline in breast cancer deaths in the U.S. And, while most publicity around breast cancer awareness centers on the […]
When Las Vegas resident Audrey Marrow felt a lump on her breast four years ago, she immediately called to schedule an appointment at the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada.
Southern Nevadans will benefit from Dr. Rachel Shirley’s extensive research and training in breast surgery when she begins working at the Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada this month.
An Idaho child was infected with the plague this week, the first human diagnosis in the state since 1992, health officials confirmed.
Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient’s risk.
Jason Mendelsohn was pondering a question during a financial exam in 2014 when his fingers grazed his neck, making him notice a bump he hadn’t felt before.
Cool, rainy weather when pear and apple are in bloom is perfect weather for fireblight disease. Fireblight is a very aggressive and dangerous plant disease that shows up as new infections in about May in Asian pear, European pear such as Bartlett and some apples. It can be a major problem on quince too.
Clark County is considering a new funding plan to spread high-speed internet throughout the Las Vegas Valley and beyond: charge wireless carriers more to install equipment on public light poles.