One day is not enough to thank our exceptional doctors. We celebrate Doctors’ Day on March 30 and thank the more than 100 providers at The Corvallis Clinic for their dedication to the health of our community and commitment to high quality patient care. Below are comments received from patients. Add your voice to theirs […]
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Aug. 14, 2016, is a day that Joan Wessell is looking forward to. It will mark the end of five years of taking Arimidex to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurring, an end to the medicine’s painful side effects. It’s also an important milestone to reach as a breast cancer survivor.
“I plan to celebrate,” said Wessell, the director of the Downtown Corvallis Association for the last 20 years.
It all started with a smoothie.
The healthy blended fruit drink was on the list of foods prohibited for cancer patient. Fresh fruit could be dangerous for his weakened immune system while he was on chemotherapy. As his dying wish, the patient asked to end chemotherapy so he could have a smoothie.
You may already know more about varicose veins than you would like, because half of all Americans over 50 — and two-thirds of women over 60 — suffer from the pain and swelling of those big ropey leg veins. The condition is caused by failing valves in the primary veins that allow blood to pool up in the legs, and symptoms can range from aching and fatigue to skin ulcers and blood clots.
Each year, more than 50,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and countless others suffer strokes or develop other progressive neurologic conditions.