Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) has expanded their comprehensive lymphedema treatment program to offer two innovative surgical options for patients suffering from lymphedema. Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer and Lymphaticovenular Bypass surgery are emerging microsurgical procedures that aim to permanently relieve symptoms of lymphedema in patients who have not benefited from physical therapy.
Dr. David Boyd, Director of Wellness, Prevention and Primary Care at Western Regional Medical Center, shares new findings in a recent study on prostate cancer.
Gastroenterologist, Dr. Scott Hendrickson, joins CTCA in Tulsa.
Scott Hendrickson, DO, FACOI, a gastroenterologist, has joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa.
I've always found it ironic that hospitals serve some of the grossest, least-healthy food anywhere. Thankfully, times are changing and patients are not only eating better food but they have a role in bringing it bedside! The LIST’s Ariel Wesler shows us how getting healthy by going natural. . . is What's Trending.
Three years ago this month, Neuman had HIPEC, or hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and surgery at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
Taking time out from treatment to have some fun, CTCA patients enjoyed a Halloween parade by the hospital’s staff who dressed up. Food trucks were also on hand to offer lunch and treats for the patients and staff.
There is no question that the celebration of all things pink each October has significantly raised awareness about breast cancer, promoted early detection, accumulated donations for research, and potentially saved countless lives. However, there are many other cancers that steal the lives of millions of women - some that are far more stealthy and difficult to detect. Here, we talk to Dr. John Farley - Gynecologic Oncologist at the Western Regional Medical Center of Cancer Treatment Centers of America about the "non-pink" cancers that impact women's health.
"Cancer."A quiet modern epidemic that intersects almost everyone's life—as the illness of a loved one, a neighbor, a church member, or us. The specific pastoral needs of people fighting cancer—indeed, of most people facing a life-defining health crisis—create powerful moments of conversation, of silent presence, of participating in the suffering of another that can teach us much, whatever our context.
Award: Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center recently honored Jessica Partyka, RN, ICU, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in recognition for her commitment and patient centered approach to care.