Radiation Errors Investigated At St. Cloud Cancer CenterAn internal investigation has found that some patients at the CentraCare Health Coborn Cancer Center received improper doses of radiation, leading to discipline and firings of some employees. CentraCare President and CEO Ken Holmen told the St. Cloud Times the errors affected a small group of patients.
Health Watch: Double Mastectomies May Not Result In Fewer DeathsMany women suffering from breast cancer choose to have a double mastectomy, a surgery that removes both breasts. But a new study shows it may not be resulting in fewer deaths. The study involved nearly 200,000 California patients who were followed for several years.
Hudson Hospital CT Techs Sue For Radiation ExposureWorkers say what wasn't installed inside a western Wisconsin hospital put them in danger while doing their jobs. Four CT technologists have filed a lawsuit claiming they were exposed to excess radiation for years at Hudson Hospital. The lawsuit says construction crews installed the wrong glass inside the room where they read the scans. As Hudson Hospital undergoes a $10 million expansion, it's a small sheet of glass that has shattered the trust of four CT technologists.
New Study: Mastectomies May Not Be Safest BetIt's a tough decision that comes after a tough diagnosis. Women diagnosed with breast cancer must decide whether to have a lumpectomy, or a mastectomy.
Study: Lumpectomy, Radiation To Treat Breast Cancer Is BetterWhen a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, choosing a course of treatment can be difficult.
Santa Visits Boy Fighting Brain Cancer At HCMCChristmas is just over a week away, but Santa was in town to make an early stop at HCMC. He paid a special visit to a little boy fighting brain cancer.
Very Small Radiation Level Detected In MinnesotaThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has detected slightly elevated levels of radiation in rainwater in St. Paul. The EPA says elevated levels were expected after the March 11 tsunami in Japan and are not dangerous.
Nancy Grace Argues With Meteorologist Over RadiationScience?! What science? CNN's Nancy Grace, argued with a meteorologist last night about the potential danger to Americans of the radiation from Japan's failing nuclear plants. Take a look at the video.
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