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

Put Up Your Flu Shield

If you were going to a place where malaria was rampant you would make a point to get vaccinated. Embarking on flu season here in the United States the need for protection is equally important. “The flu shot has been proven to be the... Read More

Health Insurance Changes for Coloradoans

Healthcare insurance in Colorado is changing. As of October 1st many Coloradans will be eligible based on income to reduce the cost of private health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado . Many will also be newly eligible for... Read More

Hike Wine & Dine Event Raises Money for Jack's Place

There were strong emotions amongst the 350 participants who came out to Hike Wine and Dine on Sunday at Beaver Creek Resort to support Jack's Place a caring house at the Shaw Regional Cancer Center. Surely there were thoughts of loved... Read More