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  • 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
    11 JUNE 2019

    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.

  • Cancer

    Surgery: A Fundamental Step to Lung Cancer Survival

    Wayne Holley, MD
    McLeod Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
    10 JUNE 2019

    Not all lung cancer surgeries are the same,” says McLeod Thoracic Surgeon Wayne Holley, MD. “The goal is to spot the cancer early, so the smallest amount of lung tissue needs to be removed.

  • Cancer

    Cancer Clinical Trials: Are They An Option for You?

    Michael D. Pavy, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates
    29 MAY 2019

    Patients with childhood acute leukemia, Hodgkin’s disease and testicular cancer all have something in common:  Cures for their cancers were developed through clinical trials.

  • Cancer

    Cancer: When It’s In Your Bones

    Karim Tazi, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates
    17 MAY 2019

    Sly. Crafty. Cunning. Many words – not all of them clinical — describe cancer, because it can emerge in nearly any part of the human body, including the bones.

  • Cancer

    6 Breast Cancer Myths and the Truth You Need to Know

    Karim Tazi, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates
    07 MAY 2019

    There are so many myths about breast cancer that it is difficult to narrow down the list,” says McLeod Oncologist Karim Tazi, MD.

  • Cancer

    Breast Cancer Surgery: What a Woman Needs to Know

    Amanda Turbeville, MD
    McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery – Little River
    01 MAY 2019

    Where can you find information? Who should be on your “team?” A mastectomy vs. the less invasive lumpectomy? What are lymph nodes and why are they important?  These are a few of the most important questions you will face when diagnosed with breast cancer. McLeod Breast Cancer Surgeon Dr. Amanda Turbeville offers these insights.

  • Cancer

    Know Your Breast Cancer Risk Factors. Control Those You Can.

    Amanda Turbeville, MD
    McLeod Loris Seacoast Surgery – Little River
    23 APRIL 2019

    There is a long list of items that can put you at greater risk for breast cancer. Some – like your family’s history of cancer – you cannot control. Yet, McLeod Surgeon Amanda Turbeville, MD, says there are many breast cancer risk factors you CAN control.

  • Cancer

    Cervical Cancer: Preventing, Detecting and Treating It

    Ravneet Bajwa, MD
    McLeod Oncology and Hematology Associates
    19 APRIL 2019

    Pap tests exemplify the best method of screening for early signs of what may become cervical cancer. Occasionally an abnormal Pap test leads to further testing, including X-rays, CT, MRI, PET Scans or procedures, such as a colposcopy or a biopsy to sample the tissues for laboratory testing.

  • Cancer

    Stereotactic Radiosurgery: More precise. Fewer, Shorter Cancer Treatments

    09 APRIL 2019

    Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a non-surgical radiation therapy that treats cancerous tumors in the brain and spine. This form of treatment allows the McLeod Radiation Oncology team to deliver precisely-targeted radiation with sub-millimeter accuracy in a fewer number of treatments offering patients more convenience and a better quality of life.

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