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A Young Mother’s Battle with Brain Cancer

Dec 30, 2020, 11:24 AM by Allison Sanford
When Stacey Rostek swings her long dark blonde hair to the side, you can see a question-mark-shaped scar on her scalp. Although it’s barely visible, it’s a reminder that this wife and mom of three young children was diagnosed with a brain tumor one year ago.

Cancer Clinical Trials at Lexington Medical Center

Dec 17, 2020, 11:54 AM by Allison Sanford
Lexington Medical Center participates in a number of cancer-related clinical trials for patients. Some are through the hospital’s affiliation with Duke Health’s oncology program. The treatments give patients access to a wide variety of treatments with a goal of better outcomes for patients in the Midlands and beyond.

Skin Cancers on Head and Neck

Dec 3, 2020, 4:23 PM by Allison Sanford
Head and neck cancers include lesions on the skin of these parts of the body. The most common types are squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer and melanoma

HPV Can Lead to Head and Neck Cancers

Nov 3, 2020, 1:20 PM by Allison Sanford
The human papillomavirus is a sexually transmitted disease known to cause cervical cancer in women. But did you know that HPV can also lead to head and neck cancers?

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Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general understanding and education about Lexington Medical Center. Nothing on the blog should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Blog visitors with personal health or medical questions should consult their health care provider.