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Breast Cancer Awareness: Are You Dense?

No woman really enjoys being called “dense” but when it comes to screening for breast cancer this term has completely different implications. Speaking the language of mammography if a patient is deemed “dense” or “extremely... Read More

Exercise: How Much is Enough?

Based on several recent large-scale studies exercise has emerged as a strong protective factor both for incidence and progression cancer in the prostate and breast. A landmark study in 2011 that followed 2700 men found that those who... Read More

Shaw Regional Cancer Center's Newest Addition

Not many ski towns are equipped with a comprehensive medical clinic much less a cancer facility. What's more is that the Shaw Regional Cancer Center is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment the most recent addition a brand new... Read More

Spoke Scalpel Repeat

Beep beep beep. A swift hand silences the alarm as to not wake a sleeping wife. At 4:30 a.m. Dr. Erik Dorf prepares for another busy day. He still has six hours until he needs to be at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics for work. He isn't... Read More