PathGroup Launches New SmartGenomics™ Cancer-Specific Testing

Provides Newly Diagnosed Patients Genomic Baseline BRENTWOOD, TENN. – (June 18, 2015) – PathGroup, one of the largest private providers of pathology services in the United States, announced today the launch of new cancer-specific SmartGenomics™ testing, expanding their genomic profiling menu for community-based oncologists. The addition of five diagnostic panels targeting cancers of lung, colon, […]

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Harnessing the Power of the Immune System to Fight Cancer

  By Will Donnellan, M.D.   In 1911, William B. Coley, a bone sarcoma surgeon (i.e. modern day orthopedist) in New York City began to inject bone tumors with bacterial toxins. He affectionately referred to his therapy as “Coley’s toxins”. Amazingly, some of the tumors began to shrink. At the time Dr. Coley did not […]

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June is National Cancer Survivor Month

June is National Cancer Survivor Month and this Sunday is National Cancer Survivors Day. Let’s celebrate and support those that have survived this life changing event and let them know what an inspiration they are to you. Sometimes a phone call or quick note can make their day just a little bit better for our […]

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Her patients become like family

Dr. Dianna Shipley, Tennessee Oncology at Sumner Regional Medical Center By Dessislava Yankova When it comes to treating cancer, Dr. Dianna Shipley’s encouraging words to patients are the best medicine. Her patients and coworkers agree: Shipley, 49, has a humanitarian heart that runs full time and does not turn off when she leaves the hospital. […]

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