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I am a Cancer Patient. What Should I Be Doing to Protect Myself During the COVID-19 Crisis?

Cancer patients need to adhere to particular guidelines to maintain their health and well-being during the coronavirus pandemic. This is especially pertinent for patients who are undergoing chemotherapy treatment. It’s important to point out that individuals with any underlying medical condition, no matter the age, are at increased risk of developing complications from infection with […]

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Stay Informed About Prostate Cancer

By: Sheldon L. Axelrod, MD| Urology, Cancer Care Team According to the American Cancer Society, one of every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.  Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men in the U.S. after skin cancer. Prostate cancer is a serious disease, but with education, early […]

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Have You Been Screened? March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

When was the last time you were screened for colon cancer? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the U.S. If you have a family history of colon cancer, you are two to three times more likely to […]

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Update

CareMount Medical remains on the cutting edge of the most current research and recommendations in medicine.  The American Cancer Society has proposed the recommendation to lower the age for colorectal cancer screening from 50 to 45 years in all Americans, as new cases of colorectal cancer are occurring at an increasing rate in Americans under […]

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CareMount Medical Offers Advanced Technology for Breast Cancer Patients

CareMount Medical Breast Surgeons and Radiologists First in the Region to Use the SAVI SCOUT® Wire-Free Radar Localization System

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5 Things You Should Question If You Have Been Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

By Lyda E. Rojas Carroll, MD FACS | Breast Surgery  What is the stage and type of cancer?  This can be answered by testing a tissue sample, commonly known as biopsy, which can be done using either ultrasound mammogram or a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).  This radiographic testing along with a breast exam can tell you the […]

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Colon Cancer Awareness

Colon Cancer Awareness March is colon cancer awareness month. Unfortunately colon cancer if not found early can be a particularly deadly disease. We have three major goals regarding colon cancer: Prevent it If not prevented, at least find it early If found to be advanced, treat it with the most modern chemotherapeutic and surgical advances […]

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Lung Cancer and Screening: Who should be screened for lung cancer?

By Sergio Bures, MD FCCP | Pulmonology Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in the US with over 160,000 deaths a year.  It is the second most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women with approximately 173,000 new cases diagnosed each year.   Although approximately 10% of lung cancers are diagnosed in […]

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