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Cancer

Understanding and Overcoming the Effects of “Chemo Brain”

For many cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy, a fear of potential side effects is one of the greatest causes of stress, even if the treatment successfully achieves its larger goal of targeting and eliminating cancer cells. Fortunately, new advances in technology over the past decade have helped reduce some of the most familiar side effects […]

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Orthopedics

Outpatient Joint Replacements Offer New Peace of Mind

Being told you need a joint replacement can sound intimidating, but thanks to advances in technology, many joint replacements at Southeastern Med are now minimally invasive, high-precision procedures in which the patient has the option to return home the same day to begin their recovery. This ability to get back to familiar surroundings, as well […]

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Cancer

Three Important Ways Prostate Cancer Treatment Has Changed

Dr. Clifford Maximo is Chief of Urology at Southeastern Med and has been with us for more than 20 years. A 1994 graduate of the Ohio State University School of Medicine, Dr. Maximo can speak as well as anyone on how his field of expertise has evolved in the 21st century. “There are a few […]

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CancerWellness

The Importance of B-12 for Cancer Patients

Vitamin B-12 (also known as cobalamin) is commonly found in meat, fish and dairy products. It is also available as a supplement. Absorbing B-12 has many benefits for our health, including aiding in the development of red blood cells and DNA and improving cell metabolism and nerve function.  Here at Southeastern Med, we pay special […]

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Cancer

The Role of Nutrition in Cancer Care

For today’s post, we talked with our own Erica Dodge, clinical dietitian, and Ben Dyer, dietetic technician registered, about how Southeastern Med’s nutritional services help both the patients and staff in our oncology department. Good nutrition is, of course, a great way to help prevent many chronic diseases, but it’s also still a valuable tool […]

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