The episode, which airs Saturday, focuses on surgical methods of fighting cancer.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Today, thanks to surgical innovations, cancerous tumors that were once impossible to reach now are being removed – preserving lives and improving outcomes. A Farmington man is a living testament to this, and his story will be part of this week's Minds of Medicine: "Beating Cancer with Surgery", scheduled to air at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 on WDIV-TV Channel 4. The series of medical shows is locally produced in cooperation with WDIV and Henry Ford Health System. Many of these advancements begin at the Center for Cancer Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital. This new collaboration focused dozens of the top surgeons from virtually every sub-specialty on finding new, innovative surgical solutions for beating cancer. The Center for Cancer Surgery team treats …
Farmington Hills resident Richard Jaeger represented the 9th Congressional District at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Summit and Lobby Day.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Last week, cancer advocates and survivors met in Washington, D.C. for the annual American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Summit and Lobby Day. The meetings, which run for four days, include visits to Senators and Representative (or their aides), a review of the prior fiscal year, and planning for the new year, as well as breakout sessions, special events and speakers. The 9th Congressional District was represented by Farmington Hills resident and a 15-year cancer survivor, Richard Jaeger. It was his seventh trip to Washington representing the district, and he was recognized as one of 96 who have attended the last four year summits, out of a total of 2,400 people for the four years. The theme of the meeting was “Making Cancer a …