Articles tagged with 'cancer' | Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (cancer)

2020
July
06,
2020
| 07:06 PM America/Denver
Cancer touches the lives of many people. Dawn Murray, NP and Kelsey Conrow, Clinical Dietitian from Kalispell Regional Healthcare, discuss how personal lifestyle choices affect one’s risk of developing cancer. When asked how lifestyle can affect c...
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June
17,
2020
| 11:35 PM America/Denver
In the U.S., lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both women and men. It is also the leading cause of death from cancer, and longtime smokers are at a way higher risk. “Lung cancer is typically not detected early enough,” explains Michael ...
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April
03,
2020
| 01:29 AM America/Denver
What is COVID-19?  COVID-19 is a new type of virus that can cause mild to severe infections in the lungs. Like other viruses, it can lead to serious infections for people with weakened immune systems. COVID-19 may cause more severe infections than o...
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2019
December
13,
2019
| 05:19 PM America/Denver
Join us for a night of fun and fundraising at our Roaring 20s Gala—with a delicious dinner, live music, gala games, silent auction, dancing, and more! This year's KRH Cancer Support & Survivorship (CSS) gala is taking on a whole new look for the same...
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December
12,
2019
| 03:54 PM America/Denver
The holidays are always a special time to spend with friends and family. For Duane Deboer, a patient at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, celebrating these traditions and holidays seemed uncertain this year. It was only just a couple months back whe...
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October
03,
2019
| 05:13 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s pediatric facility, has partnered with Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites and a committed corporate ally to families facing childhood cancer, to provide pediatric ca...
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September
24,
2019
| 08:27 PM America/Denver
We’ve all heard the phrase “rest up” when we are not feeling our best. There is truth to the benefits of resting while feeling under the weather, but recent studies have shown that there are many benefits to moderate exercise during our un-well perio...
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September
19,
2019
| 11:24 PM America/Denver
Basking lakeside in the sun’s warmth all summer gave you a great tan, but it also exposed you to an abundance of ultraviolet (UV) rays. As cooler weather moves in, it’s important to keep an eye on our skin’s health before we start piling on the winte...
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January
30,
2019
| 08:32 PM America/Denver
Join Kalispell Regional Healthcare in celebrating the third annual Mardi Gras Gala on March 2, 2019 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Enjoy a night of fun including dinner, live music from the MAC band, festival games, silent auction, aerialists, dancing...
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2018
December
03,
2018
| 05:59 PM America/Denver
Tomi Simensen, her husband, and their two boys run a family ranch in Chinook, Montana. When her eldest son, Wylie, got sick with mono she assumed that Wacee, her youngest, had also contracted the illness when he complained of shortness of breath. Muc...
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November
30,
2018
| 10:14 PM America/Denver
Iron deficiency can be a common occurrence in children. But what are the signs for it and how is it treated in your child? Can it be prevented? Is it something you should be concerned about? These and many more questions are answered in this episode ...
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November
16,
2018
| 09:32 PM America/Denver
Cancer can strike fear into anyone, but seems especially brutal when it comes to children. But what are the incident rates with children? What are common signs and symptoms that you should look for? Can cancer in children be prevented? These and many...
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November
05,
2018
| 06:05 PM America/Denver
Article written by Madison Evans, MSW, SWLC KRH Cancer Support & Survivorship - krh.org/cancersupport   What is advance care planning and who needs it? It is not unusual to avoid conversations about the end of life. So, it is normal that most...
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October
25,
2018
| 03:00 PM America/Denver
Thank you to everyone who attended the sixth annual Pink Me Up! Color Celebration We had 900 runners that fought cancer with fitness and got blasted with tons of color along the way. The biggest hit for the second year in a row was the slip n slid...
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October
08,
2018
| 07:57 PM America/Denver
Glacier View Plastic Surgery invites you to join their Bra Day Block Party on Wednesday, October 17 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in celebration of National Breast Reconstruction Day. This social gathering is open to the public and employees alike. Click on...
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October
01,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Denver
Originally published in Montana Woman Magazine, October 2018.  Every month is a great month to talk about healthy living, but October is a particularly good month to focus on breast health. That’s why we’ve prepared a quick overview of 3D mammogra...
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September
26,
2018
| 07:50 PM America/Denver
Listen: Are you ready for Pink Me Up? Carrie Taylor, cancer program coordinator, and Tagen Vine, president of the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Foundation, are interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding the upcoming Pink Me Up color celebration, sched...
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September
24,
2018
| 04:00 PM America/Denver
With the recent addition of Pediatric Oncologist/Hematologist and Helena, MT, native Allie Maffit, MD, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s pediatric oncology program provides more local resources to patients and families affected by childhood cancer and ...
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September
20,
2018
| 04:01 PM America/Denver
U.S. News and World Report has named Kalispell Regional Medical Center among their 2018-2019 High Performing Hospitals for lung cancer surgery. Of the more than 4,500 U.S. Hospitals evaluated, barely one fourth earned a High Performing Rating. Genera...
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August
29,
2018
| 04:05 PM America/Denver
On July 26, Elise Anderes, MD, at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, appeared on KGEZ’s Community Conversations to discuss breast cancer and what new options are available for patients. ...
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August
27,
2018
| 04:10 PM America/Denver
Animal companionship can offer many benefits to people, especially those going through a sickness or who may be experiencing distress in life. Our four-legged friends can help to reduce anxiety, alleviate depression and lower blood pressure, decrease...
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August
24,
2018
| 04:08 PM America/Denver
Early physicians understood there was an important connection between the lungs and respiration and between life and breath. Some more creative physicians also believed that lungs play a key role in a person’s temperament - bold people have hot lungs...
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August
21,
2018
| 09:07 PM America/Denver
On August 9, Kip Smith appeared on KGEZ’s Community Conversations to discuss the upcoming Rad Ride fundraising event for cancer support, how it got started, and what is on the program for this year. To check out all our cancer support events or re...
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August
06,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
When Barb Callaghan, a resident of Missoula, experienced some unusual pains in her abdomen, she visited her local doctor. Subsequent testing revealed a large growth in her abdomen. “[After some diagnostic testing,] it was further determined that I...
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August
06,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
As summer ends in the Flathead Valley, the days get shorter and we get back to our fall routines.This year, Kalispell Regional Healthcare and Mann Mortgage offer a way to brighten up those shorter days, break up that routine and celebrate loved ones ...
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August
06,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Denver
Grab your friends, family and your bike and join us for fun-filled day at the 2018 Rad Ride cycling event! With varying ride distances to choose from (up to 46 miles) this is a family-friendly event with a great line-up of kids’ activities, a delicio...
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April
27,
2018
| 04:00 PM America/Denver
At age 13, David was a typical young teenager in Polson, Montana, about to embark on a summer of fun. As he completed his last few weeks of seventh grade, he spent most of his time with friends, looking forward to summer camping trips with his twin b...
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March
08,
2018
| 01:00 AM America/Denver
On March 1, William Cobell, MD, and Juergen Mueller, MD, gastroenterologists from KRH’s Digestive Health Institute, appeared on KGEZ’s Community Conversations to discuss gastroenterology and colon cancer awareness month. ...
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February
07,
2018
| 11:31 PM America/Denver
By Emily Nadeau I never in a million years thought it would happen to me, though I am no stranger to cancer. My father passed way in 1999 from multiple myeloma. My husband, Rick, who was the administrator at Cayuse Prairie School, was diagnosed wi...
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February
06,
2018
| 12:51 AM America/Denver
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it is a time to show love for yourself and others. One way to show this love is to celebrate and take action with National Cancer Prevention Month this February. We know there are many factors that can cause ca...
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