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Look before you lock to prevent tragedy

Posted Jul 31, 2014 ( comments)
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Kathleen Merryman

Tacoma newspaper columnist documenting her journey with cancer

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 ( comments)

Longtime and much-loved Tacoma newspaper columnist Kathleen Merryman, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in December, is documenting her treatment in a series of stories she calls, β€œThe Lucky Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer.” Though there is no good kind of cancer, Merryman explains, her cancer is the least bad, which is why she describes herself as lucky.

Carol Milgard Breast Center celebrates five years

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 ( comments)

Over the last five years, the Carol Milgard Breast center has provided more than 120,000 screening mammograms to women and more than 250,000 exams and procedures in total.

MultiCare Health System is a proud partner in this community resource.

This new treatment is putting cancer patients into remission

Posted on Jan 6, 2014 ( comments)

After leukemia, girl's family finds a way to give back

Posted on Dec 6, 2013 ( comments)

Post-mastectomy bra fitters provide comfort, support

Posted on Aug 15, 2013 ( comments)

Women may not know where to turn after a mastectomy, breast reconstruction or custom prosthesis, especially when it comes to finding clothes that will make them feel good. The Healthy Reflections Boutique is one great resource for women seeking a little style after a less-than-glamorous procedure.

Henna crown helps women cope with hair loss after chemotherapy

Posted on Jun 26, 2013 ( comments)

Learn about 'Angelina Jolie' genetic test for breast cancer risk

Posted on May 14, 2013 ( comments)

Patient feels 'love and compassion' at cancer center in Puyallup

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 ( comments)

For kids in oncology clinic, tokens are a carrot for every stick

Posted on Mar 8, 2013 ( comments)

Gift will bring 3D mammography to Carol Milgard Breast Center

Posted on Feb 21, 2013 ( comments)

The Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation has awarded a $2.75 million grant for the Carol Milgard Breast Center to provide tomosynthesis (also known as 3D mammography) to aid in the early detection of breast cancer. The technology will be installed later this year, making the center the first in Pierce County to offer this technology.