9 Types of Breast Cancer Everyone Should Know About

  • October 24, 2019

There are 9 types of #breastcancer everyone should know about. Learn what they are from Janie Grumley, M.D., breast surgical oncologist and director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s, in an article by SHAPE.

40 Tiny Health Adjustments That Can Change Your Life After 40

  • October 23, 2019

Anton Bilchik, MD, Professor of Surgery and Director of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Tumors at JWCI, and other health experts share 40 health adjustments that can change your life after 40. Read the article by Best Life to discover what they are.

What to Expect in Clinical Trials for Metastatic Breast Cancer

  • October 22, 2019

If you have metastatic breast cancer, how do you know if a clinical trial might be right for you? Janie Grumley, MD, breast surgical oncologist and director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s, discusses what to expect in clinical trials for metastatic breast cancer in an article by Health Central.

Getting 9 Hours of Sleep Per Night May Indicate Risk of Dementia

  • October 17, 2019

Researchers say getting more than 9 hours of sleep a night could indicate a higher risk of dementia. Dr. Verna Porter, a neurologist and director of programs for dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and neurocognitive disorders at Providence Saint John’s Health Center comments on the article in Healthline News.

What Is EVALI? Symptoms of Vaping-Related Lung Illness May Feel Like the Flu

  • October 16, 2019

It seems like every day there’s more news about vaping-related illnesses or injuries—and people are starting to die from it. Dr. Osita Onugha, MD, thoracic surgeon and director of thoracic surgery research at JWCI, explains what EVALI is and the common symptoms of vaping-related lung illness to lookout for in an article by Prevention Magazine.

‘Social’ Smoking Does Almost as Much Damage to Your Lungs as ‘Heavy’ Smoking

  • October 16, 2019

Researchers say that people who smoke five cigarettes a day are doing almost as much damage to their lungs as people who smoke 30 cigarettes a day. Learn recommendations for how to quit smoking from Osita Onugha, MD, director of the Thoracic Surgery Research and Surgical Innovation Lab at JWCI, in an article by HealthLine.

The Joker’s Laugh Is Based on a Real Condition Called the Pseudobulbar Affect

  • October 15, 2019

Joker is currently breaking box office records, and fans are riveted by Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal of the notorious Batman villain. However, did you know the Joker’s laugh is based on a real condition called the Pseudobulbar Affect? Learn more from Santosh Kesari, MD, neurologist and chair of the Department of Translational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics

Head, Neck Melanoma Cases Rising Among Younger People: Here’s Why

  • October 15, 2019

Head, Neck Melanoma Cases Rising Among Younger People. Learn why from Trevan Fischer, MD, surgical oncologist and assistant professor of surgical oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.

If You Have High Blood Pressure, You May Be at Higher Risk for This Cancer

  • October 15, 2019

If you have high blood pressure, you may have a slightly higher breast cancer risk as well, although experts aren’t sure why. It’s important to note that simply because high blood pressure and breast cancer are linked, doesn’t mean that one causes the other, points out Janie Grumley, MD, breast surgical oncologist and director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s. Learn more by reading the full article by MSN Lifestyle.

This Is What You Should Know Before Scheduling Your Annual Mammogram

  • October 15, 2019

Although mammograms do not prevent breast cancer, they do allow for early detection. Janie Grumley, M.D., breast surgical oncologist and director of the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Providence Saint John’s Health Center, recommends getting your mammogram at the same location every year, since part of reading a mammogram is to compare images from prior years. This can minimize uncertainty when interpreting findings on a mammogram. Learn more by reading the article by Sunday Edit.