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Southeastern Med Partners with OhioHealth’s Mobile Mammogram Unit

As noted in on our blog last month, Southeastern Med’s John W. & Edna McManus Shepard Cancer Center is proud to be participating in the American Cancer Society’s “Return to Screening” initiative. The goal of this campaign is to help increase the number of life-saving cancer screenings across the country—particularly mammograms and colonoscopies—which have all […]

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Cancer

Why Now is the Time to Return to Screening

Along with the more than 640,000 American lives that have been lost as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the consequences of this health emergency have impacted many thousands more through a damaging domino effect. A key example is the dramatic decrease in cancer screenings that have been scheduled and completed over the past […]

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What Are Lung Nodules?

Lung nodules, aka pulmonary nodules, are abnormal growths that can sometimes form on the lungs, and are usually discovered through an X-ray or CT imaging. Obviously, the notion of anything “abnormal” growing in such a vital organ can be a disturbing thought. But according to most studies, only about 5% of lung nodules are actually […]

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CancerWellness

Tips for Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Awareness Month

For Ohioans (and just about everybody else in the country), the month of July has always been a time to soak up the sun, enjoy the long days, and bask in the heat before the autumnal breezes return. With the pandemic keeping many of us indoors last summer, this July has felt particularly special. But […]

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Cancer Patients Can Also Find Individualized Physical Therapy at Southeastern Med

While Southeastern Med’s new John W. and Edna McManus Shepard Cancer Center is a world class, local destination for advanced cancer treatment options, it’s important to note that our services are truly multi-disciplinary, and that we consider the care and well-being of our cancer patients at every stage, from diagnosis through recovery. This includes providing […]

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