Beaumont Dr. Jessie Wobb

Beaumont Dr. Gets Accolades For Research On Breast Cancer Treatment

Beaumont Dr. Jessie Wobb says instead of treating partial breast radiation over a series of weeks — she can do it in just five days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2013


New Approach To Help Cancer Patients Deal With Radiation Side-Effects

Radiation to the chest can damage the heart’s valves and the protective sac around the heart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013


Doctor Touts Convenience, Effectiveness Of Two Day Breast Cancer Treatment

In the past, treating early stage partial breast cancer with radiation took 6 weeks, recently it’s been reduced to five days and now an area doctor believes the regimen can be given in just two days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2012


Report Of ‘Dangerously High’ Radiation Was False Alarm

Some people in northern Indiana, near the Michigan border, were alarmed Friday after a website reported readings indicating that radiation levels were at a catastrophic level.


A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

Cancer-Killing Proton Therapy Center Opening In MI

Michigan cancer patients won’t have to travel out-of-state any more for an accurate and effective therapy that treats the disease. The state’s first cancer-killing Proton Therapy Center is on the horizon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2011

Japan File March 2011. (Credit AP Photo)

DEQ: Less Radiation Than A Banana

Officials stress that Michigan residents are in no danger after tests on an air sample have picked up very low levels of radiation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2011

A bottle of Potassium Iodide. In the wake of explosions at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, there has been a rush on potassium iodide tablets and strong iodine solution in the United States as residents fear radiation contamination. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nuclear Scare In Japan Leads To Run On Potassium Iodide

The growing threat in Japan over nuclear radiation, has created fears locally of exposure and some folks are asking whether any potassium iodide is available here.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2011


Nissan Inspecting Exports For Radiation

WWJ and Fox Two Business Editor Murray Feldman says the automaker calls it a “precaution.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2011

Description New York Store Offers Terror Attack Protection

Does Iodine Combat Radiation?

As authorities race to combat the threat of multiple nuclear reactor meltdowns in Japan some people are wondering how effective iodine tablets are in combating exposure to radiation?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2011


Coping With Natural & Man-Made Disasters

When major catastrophes occur, such as the devastation involving exposure to large amounts of radiation in Japan, the challenges of returning to a normal life can seem insurmountable.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2011