Tag: medical oncology

Ask the Experts: Easy, readily available screening helps men safeguard their health – here’s what you need to know

In order to stay healthy and active, men should stay on top of their health screenings for common conditions like heart disease, prostate problems and colorectal cancer. Screening is readily available and highly effective at catching problems early and even preventing serious illness. All men should talk to their health care provider to learn more [...]

2024-06-12T07:42:33-06:00June 12th, 2024|

“It’s a miracle:” When Michael Deming ran out of options to treat his skin cancer, Dr. Neil Hayes had the expertise to offer advanced immunotherapy treatment

When Michael Deming was diagnosed with a complex form of skin cancer, he was told he wouldn't survive surgery. He turned to Regional One Health Cancer Care and Dr. Neil Hayes. As an expert in Michael's diagnosis, Dr. Hayes was able to provide immunotherapy, an advanced treatment option. Now, Michael is back to the things [...]

2024-03-28T07:47:05-06:00March 28th, 2024|

Cancer wasn’t part of Rick Dorn’s plan for an active retirement – and thanks to expert care from Dr. Neil Hayes, he hasn’t missed a beat

When Rick Dorn learned skin cancer cells had spread to his lungs, he needed care from an oncologist who specializes in his diagnosis. He turned to medical oncologist Dr. Neil Hayes at Regional One Health Cancer Care, one of the nation's leading experts in these diagnoses. Thanks to the advanced treatment options Dr. Hayes can [...]

2024-03-19T07:06:30-06:00March 19th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Prevention, detection and expert treatment all play a role in reducing colorectal cancer deaths

Regional One Health physicians can help patients prevent, detect and treat colorectal cancer thanks to exceptional primary care, screening and oncology services. A routine colonoscopy can diagnose, prevent and treat colorectal cancer, and experts recommend that average-risk men and women have their first test at age 45. Talk to your health care provider about [...]

2024-03-05T09:00:32-06:00March 5th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: How do I protect myself from prostate cancer?

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, but with early detection and proper care, the disease is curable. Dr. Bilawal Ahmed, a medical oncologist with Regional One Health Cancer Care, urges men to be vigilant about risk factors, symptoms and screening. Urinary problems and pain in the back, hips [...]

2023-12-05T15:31:54-06:00December 19th, 2023|

Robert found expert cancer care close to home at Regional One Health: “I don’t think anyone in the city could have done better for me.”

Robert McDaniel never expected a sore throat would lead to a cancer diagnosis - but when it did, he was grateful to find expert care close to home at Regional One Health. Dr. Neil Hayes, a national expert in head & neck cancers and a medical oncologist with Regional One Health Cancer Care, provided [...]

2023-11-16T08:28:48-06:00November 16th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: How can early detection and proper treatment help patients overcome a blood cancer diagnosis?

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and experts say knowing the risk factors and symptoms of these diseases can save lives! Risk factors including aging, smoking and family history, while symptoms range from unexplained bruising and bleeding to fatigue to bone pain. If you have concerns, see your doctor and ask about blood and urine [...]

2023-09-26T07:27:45-06:00September 28th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: It may be uncomfortable, but don’t shy away from discussing prostate and colorectal cancer symptoms

Prostate cancer and colorectal cancer are two of the most common cancer diagnoses among American men, and they're also the two men are least eager to talk about. It's important to speak up early if you experience symptoms, because screening and treatment are available for both diseases. When caught early, both prostate cancer and colorectal [...]

2023-06-09T08:42:59-06:00June 9th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Prevention, detection and expert treatment all play a role in reducing colorectal cancer deaths

Regional One Health physicians can help patients prevent, detect and treat colorectal cancer thanks to exceptional primary care, screening and oncology services. A routine colonoscopy can diagnose, prevent and treat colorectal cancer, and experts recommend that average-risk men and women have their first test at age 45. Talk to your health care provider about your [...]

2023-04-18T07:30:24-06:00April 18th, 2023|
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