Tag Archive: Cancer

Mar 27 2012

ETMC Cancer Institute sponsors ‘Great Getaway’ retreat

East Texas cancer survivors can participate in the East Texas Medical Center Cancer Institute’s annual “Great Getaway” retreat April 24-26 at Pine Cove on Lake Palestine.   The retreat gives cancer survivors a chance to relax and refocus, and provides opportunities for meeting others who share some of the same concerns associated with living with …

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Mar 27 2012

‘Fun Run Race’ draws crowd

Many who came out to the recent Cattle Baron’s ‘Fun Run Race’ had different reasons for coming. Megan Deal ran in memory of her mother Vicky Deal. Her friend Rachael Young ran in honor of her friends. Mitchell Yoder another friend of Ms. Deal also ran in memory of Vicky Deal. For these three young …

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Mar 20 2012

Reaping the harvest of bad seed

By Gregory J. Rummo As a then 56-year old, I was given pause for thought when 56-year old Apple CEO Steve Jobs died from pancreatic cancer. And more recently, on my 57th birthday, when 57-year old Hall of Famer and former New York Mets catcher Gary Carter died from brain cancer.   It is often …

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Feb 21 2012

Cowboy up for the cause

CBB Co-chair Natalie Feuquay with Susan Thomas, Beverly Rutland, and Wendy McDonald, nurses at the Cardiac Cath Lab

According to the gracious hosts of the recent Longview Cattle Barrons’ Ball (CBB) kick-off, Drs. Samir Germanwala, an intervention cardiologist and his wife Gana Nadiga, an Opthamologist volunteering their home was the right thing to do for a wonderful cause. Natalie Feuquay, co-chair of CBB is a Cardiac Cath Lab nurse who works with Germanwala.  …

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Nov 30 2011

Give the gift of life

A report from a joint study by the Texas State Department of Health, Texas Cancer Registry and the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas by this month’s end 1120 Smith County residents will have been diagnosed with cancer.  Of these, 431 will die. This is a tragically high figure and so, during its 25th …

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Nov 16 2011

Giving thanks, giving back

Dr. Bill Taylor, radiation oncologist at Texas Oncology– Longview Cancer Center and Debbie Henderson, business owner and volunteer at the Clinic

This Thanksgiving, Texas Oncology–Longview and Texas Oncology–Tyler are commemorating Texas Oncology’s 25th anniversary by thanking their patients for trusting them with the most precious gift of all – their health. In doing so, Texas Oncology is rolling out a series of activities during the holiday season to give back to its patients and those that …

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Nov 09 2011

Lung cancer

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By Larry Frase, M.D. and Donald Richards, M.D., Ph.D. For years, anti-smoking campaigns have touted the same message – “Smoking Causes Lung Cancer.” Today, you’d be hard-pressed to find any American unaware of the strong link between the two. However, during Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, it’s important to highlight some lesser-known facts about …

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Sep 21 2011

Turning Tyler pink

To raise awareness of women’s cancer, Tyler Firefighters urge area public safety officers, businesses, schools and citizens to wear pink on Monday, Oct. 3 to show that “Tyler cares enough to wear pink”. The entire community is invited to come to the Downtown Square in their pink shirts for the third annual TURN TYLER PINK …

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