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The Benefits of Cooperation Between Palliative and Cancer Specialists

Aaron Lyss and Natalie R. Dickson, MD, CMO for Tennessee Oncology A recently published study analyzed the differences in two different patient groups’ respective perceptions of the care they received: (1) a cohort of patients that received cancer care with concurrent palliative care; and (2) a cohort of patients who received cancer care without palliative care. […]

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Healthy Eating Habits are Important for Cancer Patients

It can be easy to slack on healthy eating habits after a cancer diagnosis. Focusing on proper nutrition, however, is an essential part of every treatment plan as it has many benefits to your overall health. Eating the right amount of key nutrients can help you maintain a healthy weight during treatment and ultimately aid […]

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3 Things To Know About Colorectal Cancer

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and in recognition, we’re sharing three things to know about the deadly disease. It’s one of the most common cancers. The American Cancer Society estimates that this year 136,830 people will be diagnosed with Colon cancer, making it the third most common cancer in the U.S. Though older […]

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Tennessee Oncology’s Park Pharmacy Improves Efficiencies In the Delivery Of Cancer Drugs

With the recent news reports of the high cost of cancer drugs, patients should know in-house dispensing pharmacies, within oncology practices, can be much more efficient by coordinating care and access to these medications. “We are patient-centric,” said Dr. Jeff Patton, CEO at Tennessee Oncology. “Today’s drugs are very expensive and not readily available in […]

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The Value Of Exercise Only Grows

The benefit of exercise and weight reduction in preventing breast cancer recurrence has been well documented for years. This benefit extends to other types of cancer, though the research is not as complete as it is in the breast cancer realm. We are now learning that part of this helpful effect of exercise and weight […]

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