Sometimes a tragic or sudden event happens that forces you to really look at your life and take action. This scenario came as a blessing in disguise for David Hanbidge as a personal loss helped him overcome lung cancer.
When the new MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Memorial opened this past spring, the mission was simple: to improve patients’ lives by relieving pain and restoring independence.
Michael Walo was on vacation when he had difficulty breathing. He was admitted to the hospital, where he received unsettling news that he needed heart surgery.
As Clyde Cicotte rested comfortably on his back, a robotic arm moved slowly around him, delivering high-dose beams of radiation to a small, cancerous tumor in his prostate.
No lump in her breast. No family history of cancer. No problems with previous annual mammograms. To most, that would mean peace of mind.