Wednesday, October 20, 2021
According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. Getting a mammogram every year reduces that number, as it is the only method proven to reduce deaths due to breast Read the Full Story...
Monday, October 18, 2021
Sarah Davison had no history of breast cancer in her family. But thanks to a self-screening she did while doing a morning routine, her cancer was found early and treated. At 36 years of age, she was too young for the mammogram screening standards, Read the Full Story...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
A big part of treating cancer is knowing what it is. One proactive way of doing that is through genetic testing, which is one of the many services offered at Cookeville Regional Medical Center and the only one in the region. “Genetic testing has Read the Full Story...
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Hearing the phrase “you have breast cancer” can send multiple emotions through a patient’s mind in a matter of minutes. But at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, it doesn’t have to be a scary journey. From diagnosis to treatment, patients are not Read the Full Story...
Thursday, September 23, 2021
What are surgical technologists? They are part of a team who work alongside physicians and surgeons, registered nurses and other workers in a hospital. They help prepare for and carry out surgeries, prepare, care for and dispose of specimens taken Read the Full Story...
Friday, September 17, 2021
Did you know that sepsis is the number one cost of hospitalization in the US? Costs for acute sepsis hospitalization and skilled nursing is estimated to be $62 billion annually. That is only one portion of all sepsis-related costs, since there are Read the Full Story...