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Low Dose Computed Tomography Used to Screen First Responders for Lung Cancer.
Pediatric Cancer Story: Jarred Smith

Pediatric Cancer Story: Jarred Smith

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment October 12, 2019

JARRED: J.B.S. Jarred is for J, B is for Brent, and S is for Smith. [SILENCE] CHERYL: He was doing cross country track. A little fatigue. Nothing to be alarmed about. Developed a fever. It went away. He developed a fever. We made an appointment. We thought he had a virus. And on May 11th […]

Dr. Joe Stilwill discusses how the low-dose lung cancer screening is improving and saving lives

Dr. Joe Stilwill discusses how the low-dose lung cancer screening is improving and saving lives

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 11, 2019

(progressive music) – The American Lung Association says more than 234,000 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year. It is the leading cause of cancer death in men and women, more than colon, breast, or even prostate cancer combined. Amy Anderson talked with a woman whose life has been affected by cancer far […]

Precision Medicine: Biomarker Testing

Precision Medicine: Biomarker Testing

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 9, 2019

Welcome to this quick quide on Biomarker Testing. What is Biomarker Testing? Biomarker testing helps your doctor understand what is unique about you and your cancer on a molecular level. It is also called genomic, molecular, mutation or just tumor marker testing. A biomarker is a molecule in your body that your doctors can measure […]

Anna Kumru, MD Internal Medicine Group

Anna Kumru, MD Internal Medicine Group

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment October 9, 2019

I am Dr. Anna Kumru, I am with the Internal Medicine Group, which is a part of Lawrence Memorial Hospital. I’m married, and my husband and I enjoy traveling and watching sports. He’s also recently getting me into cycling, which has been taking up some of our time as well. I chose internal medicine because […]

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Kennedy Seaborn, proton therapy pediatric brain cancer survivor

Kennedy Seaborn, proton therapy pediatric brain cancer survivor

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 8, 2019

(light music) My daughter’s name is Kennedy. She’s turning four in December and she is a cancer survivor. (light music) The location of the tumor was in the frontal lobe on her right side. Kennedy was so young. She was diagnosed at 13 months. Typically, children don’t get radiation ’til three. And, time is of […]

What happens if my low dose CT lung cancer screening shows a finding?

What happens if my low dose CT lung cancer screening shows a finding?

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 8, 2019

– If your lung cancer screening test comes back and there’s something there, it’s usually read in a level. And if you have a high level, that means that you may have additional testing.

Meet Annie Martin, Global Head of Presicion Medicine

Meet Annie Martin, Global Head of Presicion Medicine

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 8, 2019

With the advancement of molecular technologies such as RNA and DNA sequencing, It is easier now, more than ever, to genomically profile patients’ tumors. As such, the insights that we have gained have allowed us not only to understand the biology of the disease, but also to identify those critical biomarkers that are truly driving […]

How do I schedule a low dose CT lung screening?

How do I schedule a low dose CT lung screening?

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 7, 2019

– So how a person gets a low dose CT lung cancer screening is they need to go to their physician’s office and have a discussion with them and secure that they do meet the criteria.