Tag: oncology

“It’s miraculous:” By providing cutting-edge cancer care, Regional One Health is helping JB and Dana McCarroll enjoy what matters most

JB and Dana McCarroll were stunned when JB was diagnosed with ocular melanoma, a rare form of cancer that later spread to his liver. JB needed a highly specialized procedure that is only available at three hospitals across the country. Thanks to surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer, a liver cancer expert, Regional One Health [...]

2023-12-01T08:14:54-06:00December 1st, 2023|

“A chance to enjoy life again:” After struggling to find care, Phil Osment discovered the advanced expertise he needed at Regional One Health Cancer Care

When Phil Osment needed care for a painful hernia, he struggled to find a surgeon willing to operate on him due to the complexity of his condition. Phil's quality of life and sense of hope suffered until he found Dr. David Shibata at Regional One Health Cancer Care. As an expert in colorectal surgery, Dr. [...]

2023-11-14T09:42:02-06:00November 28th, 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: Catching breast cancer early gives you more surgical treatment options

Ashley Hendrix, MD, MBA, FACS is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgeon at Regional One Health’s Main Campus and East Campus. As a specialist in breast cancer surgery, she understands how to help patients identify the best procedure for their diagnosis and their personal needs and goals. Dr. Hendrix urges women to be vigilant about mammograms [...]

2023-09-14T12:52:46-06:00October 16th, 2023|

Finding expert cancer care close to home was a game-changer for Herrick Norcross: “I could tell they genuinely cared how I was doing”

During National Cancer Survivors Month, Regional One Health Cancer Care is proud to improve access to world-class oncology services right here in Memphis. That makes a lifesaving difference for patients like Herrick Norcross, who was grateful to find expert treatment close to home after he was unexpectedly diagnosed with liver cancer. After seeing Regional One [...]

2023-06-06T12:43:00-06:00June 13th, 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|

“We can end cervical cancer:” With knowledge, screening and vaccination, women can avoid a scary diagnosis

Cervical cancer is entirely preventable - it just takes knowledge, screening and vaccination. Dr. John O. Schorge, a nationally-known leader in the treatment of cervical cancer and other gynecologic cancers, came to Regional One Health to make it easier for women to access the tools they need to prevent a cancer diagnosis. During Women's [...]

2023-05-23T09:56:29-06:00May 23rd, 2023|

Ask the Experts: What can I do to try to prevent colon cancer?

During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, physicians like Regional One Health surgical oncologist and colorectal surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Wood are educating the public about prevention and early detection. They encourage all patients to talk to their health care provider about their screening needs, and say average-risk patients should get their first colonoscopy at age 45. With [...]

2023-03-15T07:44:26-06:00March 15th, 2023|
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