Cancer


Cancer is one of the most feared conditions, yet improvements in diagnosis and treatment are being made every day.  Learn more about the importance of early detection through screenings, as well as the most current treatment options available.  Cancer is often treated by surgeons, oncology/hematology specialists, and/or radiation oncologists.

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  • The Survivorship Journey

    Claire Sutherby BSN, RN, CMSRN, Oncology Survivorship Nurse Navigator

    Earlier this month, Deaconess celebrated National Cancer Survivors Day with a special party for cancer survivors and their family and friends.   We celebrated because being a cancer survivor is a special thing!

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  • Mole Mystery

    Spirit of Women, Spiritofwomen.com 

    Are you seeing spots? The average person has between 10 and 40 moles, though the number can vary drastically. The number of moles that you have can change throughout your life, as new moles can develop and some may disappear as you age.

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  • Alcohol – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Donna Lilly, LCSW, LCAC, SAP, Chemical Dependency Treatment Coordinator, Deaconess Cross Pointe and Lynn Schnautz, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, NP-C, Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist, The Heart Hospital

    There can be a lot of confusion about alcohol and its effects on your health.  How much alcohol—and what kind—is good for you?

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  • Get Screened – It’s Simple and Could Save Your Life

    Dr. Devi Kodali, Deaconess Cancer Services
     
    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so we are working to increase awareness about the importance of colon cancer screening. Did you know that only 4 in 10 cases of colon cancer are diagnosed at early stages?  

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  • Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment

    Dr. Klink explains how to find out how risky prostate cancer is.

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  • Prostate Cancer Screening

    Dr. Klink discusses the prostate cancer screening guidelines.

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  • Prostate Cancer Treatment

    Dr. Klink discusses the multiple types of treatment for prostate cancer.

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  • Testicular Cancer

    Dr. Klink explains what Testicular cancer is.

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  • Head and Neck Cancer

    Dr. Ahmed explains what Head and Neck Cancer is and the type of treatments.

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  • Melanoma

    Dr. Ahmed explains what Melanoma is and the type of treatments for patients.

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