We ideally need seven to nine hours of shut-eye each night for optimal health, but 39 percent of adults don’t get this, and of those who do, most encounter interrupted sleep, says Dr. Laurence Altshuler, chief of Oncology Intake at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa. Many of his patients are in that group that’s having trouble.
On Thursday, several X-treme Drag Racing cars visited the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Tulsa.
A few weeks ago, actress Valerie Harper announced that she’s fighting a rare condition called leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a disease that occurs when cancer spreads to the brain and spinal cord. Dr. Simeon Jaggernauth of Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa explains this rare disease and helps to shed some light on treatment options.
Health care developments continue in Tulsa despite the onset of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, health industry leaders said at a NAIOP meeting this week. David Huey, senior principal and health care architecture director at Dewberry Architects, highlighted the "patient-focused care" areas the company is working on at Tulsa's Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
PHOENIX -- It is a story that made national headlines: A Michigan woman who had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer only to find out after the surgery that she did not have cancer at all.
Tulsa area leaders announced a new initiative to bring more non-stop flights to more destinations to Tulsa International Airport. Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett, leaders of the Chambers of Commerce in Tulsa, Broken Arrow and Bartlesville, along with regional business leaders made the announcement. Among those who spoke about the need to bring more non-stop service to Tulsa was Jay Foley with Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
Nurses from around the country were asked to share what they read when they’re not caring for patients. With a deep love for the game of soccer (football), Kim Bertini, BSN, RN, RNC, Magnet Program Coordinator at CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center is reading, How Soccer Explains the World: A Unlikely Theory of Globalization.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia Cancer Survivor Nicole Cyrille shares her journey and describes how the CTCA Cancer Fighter Ambassador Program has helped her give back to other patients who are struggling with the disease.
Bob McClendon, owner and farmer at McCledon's Select has partnered with Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona to create the nation's largest hospital-owned certified organic farm.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Eastern Regional Medical Center in Philadelphia Dietitian JoAnna Zammiello debunked some common myths related to diet and cancer in honor of National Nutrition Month.