New guidelines on how to treat hereditary breast cancer could be a gamechanger.
Helping women overcome the physical and emotional toll of losing their breasts to cancer is the essence of what led Mitchell Flurry, MD, to become a plastic surgeon.
Wesley Medical Center has begun offering a new treatment that targets cancer cells while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues.
Advancing Women’s Health Care: Associates in Women’s Health Provides Comprehensive Care with Leading Team of Specialists
From its founding 20 years ago, Associates in Women’s Health has carried out a vision of offering the highest level of comprehensive health care for women throughout their lifetimes.
Autologous breast reconstruction — using a patient’s own skin and fat instead of implants — is now an option for breast cancer patients seeking care in Wichita.
Over 50 million men and approximately 30 million women suffer from pattern baldness or thinning hair. While hair loss does not carry the social stigma it once did, for many it is a major cause of stress, especially among individuals who feel helpless to find solutions or who feel solutions are few or ineffective. Hair restoration is a deeply personal process but one that, according to Meena Singh, MD, of KMC Hair Center in Shawnee, Topeka and Leawood, can yield incredibly positive results.
For patients, visiting a hospital can be overwhelming. In addition to dealing with the reality of a disease or procedure, they must schedule follow-up appointments, fill out paperwork and — sometimes — make life-changing decisions, all in an unfamiliar and stressful environment.
About eight years ago, Via Christi Clinic Breast Care Services began to bring together the services of specialists who treat breast cancer patients. The goal of the center is to get the patients to a diagnosis and appropriate treatment as quickly as possible.