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A Brief Introduction to Medical Oncology

Oncology is a word most of us hear throughout our lives, and it has really changed over the past few years. Today’s blog will briefly review what oncology is and why it’s such an important and rapidly evolving field–and a big part of what we do at Southeastern Med. According to our own Dr. Elaine […]

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It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month–Book Your Screening Today

Since the year 2000, March has been recognized as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S., with those affected by the disease encouraged to wear blue to help increase discussion and understanding of this, the third deadliest form of cancer for both men and women. Thankfully, campaigns like this have helped spur a decline […]

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Nutrition’s Role in Fighting Chronic Disease

While it’s common to hear about improved nutrition as a pathway to weight loss, the critical benefits of a healthy diet go well beyond aesthetics or “feeling good” in the present. Making the right choices about the food you eat today can also greatly improve your ability to both prevent and fight off diseases and […]

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Which Cancers Are the Most Common?

By Dr. Michael Sarap Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Trauma and Cancer Committees and Director of the Breast Care and Colorectal Cancer Teams at Southeastern Med Cancer is defined as a disease resulting from the uncontrolled growth and division of cells. That’s the simple way to explain it. On a more complicated level, of […]

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Southeastern Med Opens State of the Art Cancer Center

For many years, the cancer team at Southeastern Med has earned national recognition for bringing advanced, world class care to patients here in rural Southeastern Ohio. Today, that dedicated effort has reached a major milestone with the opening of the Wm L. Baker Family Medical Building and the John W. and Edna McManus Shepard Cancer […]

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