Doctors say cancer shouldn’t always be called ‘cancer’

Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean Patients once diagnosed with cancer may be told in the future they’ve got an IDLE disorder. Doctors won’t be calling the patients lazy — but they will be saying their suspicious spots are. Only the lesions that typically kill if left untreated should be classified as cancer, according to a recent […]

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Tennessee Oncology first in state to offer oral breast cancer treatment

Nashville Post Tennessee Oncology has become the state’s first health care provider to participate in a registry offering a revolutionary oral breast cancer treatment aiding patients who have difficulty swallowing. The Nashville-based entity is one of 10 oncology centers nationwide now enrolling patients for the registry. Specifically, Tennessee Oncology will participate in CAPTURE (compliance and […]

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Testicular Cancer: Highly Curable Malignancy in Men

Dr. Michel Kuzur, for Nashville Health and Wellness Magazine Testicular cancer is one of the most common cancers in men between the age of 15 and 35. It is estimated that in year 2013, around 7,920 patients will be diagnosed with testicular cancer and 350 men will die from it. This disease has a 5 […]

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