Facts About Men’s Breast Cancer

While breast cancer is a well-known disease that impacts women around the world, what is less commonly known is that breast cancer can also affect men. Though not nearly as frequent, men, especially older men, are at risk for the same dangers of breast cancer that women face. The American Cancer Society reports that men […]

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Does site-of-care for oncology infusion therapy influence treatment patterns, cost, and quality in the United States?

Background: The increase in hospital acquisition of community oncology clinics in the US has led to a shift in the site-of-care (SOC) for infusion therapy from the physician office (PO) to the hospital outpatient (HO) setting. Objective: To investigate differences by SOC in treatment patterns, quality, and cost among patients with cancer undergoing first-line infusion […]

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Diet & Exercise During Breast Cancer Treatment

We all know the benefits and importance of eating healthy and exercising regularly. Sometimes it’s hard to follow this advice even when we know it’s best for us, but it’s even more important to keep a healthy lifestyle when diagnosed or recovering from a disease like breast cancer. Eating a plant and whole-foods based diet […]

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Breast Cancer Signs & Symptoms to Know

While awareness of breast cancer has become fairly common in our society, there is often little understanding about all of the symptoms that can help with early diagnosis. These signs can play an important role in finding breast cancer before it’s too late, but should not forgo the process of regular screening tests and mammograms. […]

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Inch By Inch, Life’s A Cinch. Yard By Yard, Life Is Hard. And Other Things.

Jeff Patton, MD, CEO, TENNESSEE ONCOLOGY Are you ready for some football? Fall and football go great together- here’s wishing your teams a winning season! It looks like the Titans may be competitive this year so let’s hope for more hometown excitement. It’s apparently wedding season. Mary and I attended a wedding with Ashley this […]

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