Tag Archive: Cancer

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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Sep 14 2011

Breast cancer survivors invited

The ETMC Breast Care Center is holding a free, one-day retreat for breast cancer survivors on Friday, Oct. 7, featuring breast cancer survivor Anne Barab as guest speaker. The ETMC Pink Ribbon Getaway will be held at the ETMC Pavilion, 801 Clinic Drive, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the conference concluding at 2 …

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Jul 07 2011

Cancer Institute reaccredited

The East Texas Medical Center (ETMC) Cancer Institute has earned a three-year accreditation and a commendation on its cancer program from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. This was based on on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor in May. The commission is a consortium of professional medical associations striving for higher …

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Jun 15 2011

Stay healthy

By Donald Kaul Republicans have hatched a health care plan that will bring down costs dramatically. It’s called “Die Young.” It mainly targets the poor. Democrats have a plan, too. It’s called “Appoint a Commission of Experts; They’ll Know What to Do.” Though less effective than the GOP model at lowering costs, it has the …

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Jun 15 2011

Prostate cancer: Most men do not like to discuss it, but should

By Bob Moos, Special to ETR More than 2 million American men count themselves as prostate cancer survivors. Many have early detection and treatment to thank for their lives today. Most men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer don’t like to talk about it. I’ve learned that from friends and family who have been through …

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