The Breast Cancer Screening Debate Screening mammography has been the subject of recent intense debate, largely fueled by conflicting national guidelines and varying interpretations of the studies examining the effectiveness of breast cancer screening. Controversy arises over when to start screening mammography, how often to have a mammogram, and at what age woman should stop […]

Intimately touched by his wife’s breast cancer diagnosis and the loss of her mother to lung cancer, Curtiss now channels his professional skills and time toward raising awareness and supporting organizations that are on the frontline in the fight against cancer. Learn more at www.pinkribboncooking.com.  From Chef Curtiss: Simple, delicious and perfect for spring. Nutrition Facts […]

The 17th Annual Breast Cancer Conference happens on Friday, October 10 at the Sheraton in Burlington. Join us to discuss choices and voices in breast and women’s health! You can follow along and participate in the conversation by following the UVM Medical Center Health on Twitter at twitter.com/UVMMedCenter and using the Twitter hashtag #vtbcc. Two years ago […]

The Vermont Cancer Center’s 17th Annual Breast Cancer Conference will take place on October 10, 2014. To attend the conference, register here. Patti Johnson, RN, OCN, CBCN, will be a featured speaker. First came the phone call: “You have breast cancer.” Then surgery. Maybe chemotherapy and biotherapy treatments… Then, radiation treatment…Now, hormonal treatment… If you are a female cancer patient, […]

Intimately touched by his wife’s breast cancer diagnosis and the loss of her mother to lung cancer, Curtiss now channels his professional skills and time toward raising awareness and supporting organizations that are on the frontline in the fight against cancer. Learn more at www.pinkribboncooking.com.  From Chef Curtiss: The combination of apples should change with the […]