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TMC doc dons dance shoes to benefit Diaper Bank

Donna Fulton's dance background includes nailing the jitterbug in her basement back in the 1950s. So when her daughter, Anne Fulton-Cavett, the chair of Dancing With Our Stars to … READ MORE

Leonard Groh, (center, bottom row), during is service in Greenland.

Ceremony honors service of two local WWII veterans

When TMC Hospice volunteer and retired Air National Guard Lt. Col. Dave Falkner got the assignment to recognize a local resident as part of the We Honor Veterans program, he called … READ MORE

Norma and Charles Childers cut the ribbon at the newly expanded Joel M. Childers, M.D.,  Women's Surgery Center at TMC. They are joined by (from l-r) Dr. Manuel Arreguin, Christine Aronoff and and Judy Rich.

TMC cuts ribbon for newly renovated, expanded Women’s Surgery area

Tucson Medical Center cut the ribbon for a newly expanded operating suite for the Joel M. Childers, M.D., Women’s Surgery Center featuring the latest technology and improved workflow. As of Monday, women coming to TMC for gynecological surgery will be cared for in the upgraded operating rooms, with dedicated waiting areas for patients and … READ MORE

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TMC doc dons dance shoes to benefit Diaper Bank

Donna Fulton's dance background includes nailing the jitterbug in her basement back in the 1950s. So when her daughter, Anne Fulton-Cavett, the chair of Dancing With Our Stars to benefit the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, asked her to compete in the 2015 event, she couldn't refuse. Now Fulton, a retired TMC executive and physician in internal … READ MORE

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Live Well series opens up healthy new opportunities

Here’s your next chance to Live Well Tucson! ...starting Tuesday, March 3, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Combining health information sessions with various movement options, Live Well Tucson is a seven-week program presented by Tucson Medical Center to bring a better appreciation of wellness into the community. The upcoming session begins March 3 at The … READ MORE

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New non-invasive colon cancer screen hits the market; is it better than a colonoscopy?

A new home-based screening test for colon cancer has recently hit the scenes. Cologuard or stool DNA testing was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this past August and is covered by Medicare. The test looks for cancer-related DNA and red blood cells in a person’s stool. On the one hand, it doesn’t require the unpleasant … READ MORE

Leonard Groh, (center, bottom row), during is service in Greenland.

Ceremony honors service of two local WWII veterans

When TMC Hospice volunteer and retired Air National Guard Lt. Col. Dave Falkner got the assignment to recognize a local resident as part of the We Honor Veterans program, he called to see if anyone else was a veteran. That’s how veterans Leonard Groh, 93, and Clara Robinson, 98, became the center of attention one morning this week at their assisted … READ MORE

RSS TMC for Children

  • It was Tri-tastic! A Triathalon for the Whole Family
    From the smallest preschooler to the grandparents running alongside, the first Tucson Family Tri was all about fun for the whole family. It also proved to be hugely popular with 170 families coming out to participate in the event organized by TMC and the Tucson J. Participants used both the fabulous Tucson J facilities and the […]
  • Waiting was never so much fun! Brandon’s Eagle Scout Project
    If, for several times a week for weeks on end, you had to bring your child to speech, physical or occupational therapy, the waiting room might become the living room in  your home away from home. Not a very fun place to spend time with your child. Brandon Smalling, a Tanque Verde high school senior, […]

RSS TMC for Women

  • Just how dense are your breasts? Why keeping abreast of this indicator can help save your life
    What kind of question is that? In recent years it’s become the kind of question that can help health care providers identify breast cancer at earlier stages allowing them to treat women earlier with better results. What are dense breasts? The size of our breasts might be the only measurement we’ve thought about when it comes […]
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  • Paralympian Lisa Czechowski on Facing the Challenge of Preeclampsia
    As a Paralympian in the sport of goalball, Lisa Czechowski is used to conquering challenges. Although she is legally blind, that doesn’t stop her from throwing her body down on a hard court floor to block a ball, lobbed at a speed of up to 30 miles an hour and outfitted with bells, before the other team can make a goal.
    TMC for Women

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