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Be the Match

Jan 11, 2019, 2:41 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Lexington Medical Center is hosting its first bone marrow and stem cell drive.

Addressing Colon Cancer

Mar 1, 2019, 12:12 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Colon cancer is one of the most deadly cancers in America, but also the one of the most treatable when detected early.

Thinking Pink

Oct 2, 2019, 9:36 AM by Lexington Medical Center
We're lighting up our hospital in pink this month to show support for breast cancer survivors everywhere.

The Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients

Feb 23, 2020, 1:01 PM by Tracie Dawson
Research in breast cancer patients has shown that yoga may be able to help improve physical functioning, reduce fatigue, reduce stress, improve sleep and improve quality of life.

Ask the Doctor: Ovarian Cancer

Sep 23, 2020, 4:28 PM by Allison Sanford
Abdominal bloating. Decreased appetite. Weight loss. Fatigue. They’re vague symptoms that may have a variety of causes. Surprisingly, one of them may be ovarian cancer.

Prostate Cancer 101

Jun 17, 2021, 1:11 PM by Allison Sanford
What do men need to know about prostate cancer? T. Brian Willard, MD, Lexington Urology, has quick answers to nine common questions about prostate cancer.

Stereotactic Radiation Delivers Quick and Effective Cancer Treatment

Jun 25, 2021, 10:25 AM by Allison Sanford
Inside Lexington Radiation Oncology at Lexington Medical Cancer Center, precisely focused 3-D imaging targets high doses of radiation to treat tumors in the brain, neck, lungs, liver, spine and other parts of the body with minimal effect on surrounding healthy tissue.

Lung Cancer Screening Program Saves Lives

Jun 30, 2021, 1:24 PM by Allison Sanford
What makes lung cancer so deadly is that it is usually detected late, when treatments are less likely to help. That’s why Lexington Medical Center offers a lung cancer screening program.

Breast Cancer Survivor Mary Kathryn Burbank

Oct 22, 2021, 11:08 AM by Allison Sanford
Early detection of breast cancer is key to survival. In this “Buddy Call” report with WLTX news anchor Darci Strickland, Mary Kathryn Burbank explains how early detection saved her life.

Superfood of the Month: Cabbage

May 3, 2022, 12:14 PM by Allison Sanford
Cabbage provides unique health benefits and comes in many varieties. Savoy, spring greens, green, red and white cabbages are the most common types found in grocery stores.

Incisionless Brain Surgery

May 19, 2022, 1:40 PM by Allison Sanford
Stereotactic radiosurgery can eradicate brain tumors without a single incision. Neurosurgeon Johnathan A. Engh, MD, and radiation oncologist Joshua D. Lawson, MD, explain how the treatment works and the benefits it provides patients.

How to Stay Safe in the Sun

Jun 30, 2022, 3:00 PM by Allison Sanford
It is important to prevent sunburn not only because of the short-term pain, but because it increases the risk of developing skin cancers like melanoma.

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