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McLeod Installs Advanced Imaging Technology

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With a continued focus on quality care and improved patient experience, McLeodRegionalMedicalCenter recently became the first hospital in the state to install the Siemens Biograph mCT, aninnovative PET/CT scanner which offers accurate, fast and comfortable exams for a wide range of patients.

The new PET/CT scanner offers exceptional patient comfort with a large, 78-cm cylinder. Its open design and fast scan times may also help patients feel less claustrophobic.

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McLeod Hospice Offers Training for Volunteers in Hartsville

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In conjunction with National Hospice Month, McLeod Hospice is offering a new "Hospice Volunteering 101" class in Hartsville on Saturday, November 21, for persons interested in helping Hospice patients and/or assisting the Hospice support staff.

Volunteers play a vital role in McLeod Hospice. Volunteers may make deliveries to patients’ homes or provide companionship by visiting patients either in their homes or at the McLeod Hospice House. They may also provide massage therapy, p...

McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit Schedule Announced Through December

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The McLeod Mobile Mammography Unit has announced upcoming visits in the Pee Dee. Visits that are open to the public include:

· Town of Lamar at Piggly Wiggly (100 North Railroad Avenue, Lamar), Wednesday, October 14; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

· McLeod Family Medicine Johnsonville (355 S. Georgetown Hwy., Johnsonville), Thursdays; October 15, November 19, and December 17; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

· McLeod Family Medicine West (3013 West Palmett...

McLeod for Health Florence Open Begins October 18

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McLeod Health is once again raising awareness of breast cancer and physical activity as a sponsor of the McLeod for Health Florence Open benefitting Susan G. Komen Lowcountry. Now in its fourth year, Florence’s only professional tennis tournament will be held October 18 to 25 at the Dr. Eddie Floyd Tennis Center.

The Florence Open tournament formed an alliance in 2014 with McLeod Health and Susan G. Komen Lowcountry to help support the fight against breast cancer in the region. ...

Breaking the Code: McLeod Oncologist Explains the Genetics of Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer research is going forward in multiple different ways. As a result, today we have more chemotherapy agents and targeted treatments to help women, such as immunotherapy.

Our goal is to provide personalized cancer care. We do not look simply at the patient, we also study the tumor to see if they have certain receptors on them so that we can fine-tune, customize and personalize the treatment for each person. One treatment does not fit all -- we individualize it to each and e...

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