A drug long used to treat HIV, when paired with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, appears to enhance survival for patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer, according to
In April, Ed Ward, 74, became the first patient on the West Coast to receive a test device implanted in his heart to reduce the symptoms of heart failure. Dr.
Ed Ward, a retiree living in Twisp, Washington, is the Pacific Northwest’s first recipient of a collar-like device implanted in the heart to improve its pumping efficiency.
As if it was not unnerving enough to get breast cancer: Many women who survive breast cancer run the risk of having the cancer return in another part of the body.