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Cancer

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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Pain Management

Southeastern Med Launches New Pain Management Service

Few fields of medicine have evolved and advanced more in recent years than pain management, and Southeastern Med is proud to be dedicating a new department specifically to this important, specialized service. Far too often, people suffering from chronic pain either are resigned to accept their daily discomfort or concerned that treatment options will be […]

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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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OrthopedicsWellness

Sports Medicine is Not Just for Serious Athletes

When you think about “sports medicine,” you probably picture athletic trainers on the sidelines of a football game, or a fitness program developed specifically for college or professional athletes. But while the word “sports” admittedly suggests a connection to exercise and fitness, the unique care offered by sports medicine professionals is equally available to all […]

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Cancer

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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