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  • Cancer

    Advances Improve Care for Cancer Patients

    Donny Huynh, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates at Seacoast, a Department of McLeod Regional Medical Center
    20 JUNE 2018

    Scientists have now been able to understand more about cancer within the past two decades than everything learned before that. And yet, there’s still more to learn.

  • Womens Health

    Treating Endometriosis with Robotic-Assisted Surgery

    JOYCELYN C. SCHINDLER, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Loris
    18 JUNE 2018

    Many women – especially young women – suffer from a pelvic health problem related to the lining of the uterus, the endometrium. McLeod Gynecologist Joycelyn Schindler, MD, explains the problem with its symptoms and treatments, including robotic-assisted surgery.

  • Cancer

    A Full Range of Cancer Treatments Available to You

    Donny Huynh, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates at Seacoast, a Department of McLeod Regional Medical Center
    15 JUNE 2018

    Today’s cancer patient has a team of experts with a broad range of treatments available to them. McLeod Cancer Specialist Donny Huynh, MD, explains the many options.

  • Womens Health

    Office Procedures: Colposcopy, The Search for Abnormal Cervix Cells

    MERRITT KING, III, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Seacoast – Little River
    14 JUNE 2018

    “I think we should do a colposcopy.” (kull-POS-sku-pee) Another medical term. What does it mean? What should I expect?

  • Orthopedics

    MPFL: Not a Football League, But a Common, Repairable Knee Injury

    PATRICK K. DENTON, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    13 JUNE 2018

    A common injury experienced by athletes carries the clinical name “Patellar Dislocation”. This is when you tear a knee ligament (“Medial Patellofemoral Ligament” or “MPFL”) during a knee cap dislocation. Females appear to be more vulnerable to this injury than male athletes.

  • Heart Health

    Try The DASH Diet for Lower Blood Pressure and Better Heart Health

    BRIAN P. WALL, MD
    McLeod Cardiology Associates – Florence
    12 JUNE 2018

    One out of every 3 adult Americans struggle with high blood pressure, clinically called hypertension. Add to those 65 million people another 59 million living with blood pressure approaching the dangerous stage.

  • Orthopedics

    Is Surgery Necessary? Non-Surgical Options for Hip Pain.

    DAVID M. WOODBURY, MD
    McLeod Orthopaedics – Florence
    07 JUNE 2018

    Experience has proven the success of total joint replacement for treating knee and hip pain. Yet, there’s a long list of non-surgical treatment options available, which should be considered prior to surgery.

  • Womens Health

    Incontinence? Prolapse? Pelvic Health Terms to Know

    DAVID E. BERSINGER, MD
    McLeod OB/GYN Cheraw
    06 JUNE 2018

    Check this list of terms and explanations to help you better understand the health issues you may be talking about with your physician.

  • Cancer

    Brain Tumors Are Life-Altering Events — Yet There is Hope

    WILLIAM NASO, MD
    Florence Neurosurgery & Spine Center
    05 JUNE 2018

    The diagnosis of a brain tumor is a life-altering event. Ultimately, the brain is who we are. It is the seat of our soul and the keeper of our thoughts. It is what makes us fully human.

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