A program at the Baptist Women’s Health Center can help make finding those answers easier. It’s a way health care providers hope will help women remain well beyond a diagnosis.
Well Beyond a Diagnosis
Thousands of people are diagnosed and treated for various types of cancer every year. But sometimes, the quality of diagnosis and treatment depend on who you are, where you live, your age, race and sex. There’s a major nationwide study … Continue reading
There have been dramatic changes in the type of – and need for – surgery for women with breast cancer. Over the past 4 decades, treatment advances have resulted in a 30-percent reduction in breast cancer mortality. Doug Johnson looks … Continue reading
American women make most of the health care decisions for their families – but often delay their own care as they try to balance family and work. But advances in gynecological surgery is giving women more options – including less … Continue reading
After treatment for breast cancer, patients often wonder – what’s next? A new program is being developed to make finding those answers easier. In keeping well beyond a diagnosis, we meet experts working to help women navigate through their recovery.
Living a healthy lifestyle can help reduce your risk of colorectal cancer. But regular screening is also important. Testing can often find colon cancer early, when it’s most treatable, or sometimes even prevent it altogether.
Certain types of cancer treatment can mean up to six weeks of radiation treatment after surgery. But time and distance can make daily visits for treatments difficult. So, doctors are using a way to deliver the entire dose of radiation … Continue reading
Tennessee ranks fourth in the rate of lung cancer cases diagnosed in the U.S. An 8-year study by the National Cancer Institute found that using low dose C-T scans to screen people at high risk for lung cancer — compared … Continue reading
The Baptist Cancer Center is launching a study to determine the barriers to multi-disciplinary care for lung cancer patients. Their efforts earned a multi-million dollar research award from a national organization. Doug Johnson has details on what they want to … Continue reading