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Getting a Colonoscopy at Southeastern Med

Though not as widely publicized or talked about, colon cancer is actually the third deadliest form of cancer for both men and women. This makes it all the more important for anyone over the age of 45, regardless of gender or medical history, to schedule a colonoscopy (unless otherwise instructed by their physician). If your […]

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Guernsey Health Systems and OhioHealth take first step toward stronger partnership

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio–Guernsey Health Systems (GHS) and OhioHealth announced today that both parties have signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore a stronger partnership between the two systems. This letter of intent will allow for more detailed information sharing between the organizations.

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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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